In a country with little legal protection or psychosocial support, victims might be lucky to escape their abusers but not their past. Almost by default, prostitution has become a common fallback for many abused boys.
Mountains and rivers are revered as sacred in Tibetan Buddhism, and the extensive construction, which began in 2014, has alarmed locals who believe they can only live peacefully if the nature around them is protected.
Christian relief worker David Eubank has taken his family to war-ravaged Mosul to rescue civilians targeted by ISIS. Eubank tells host Marco Werman about his daring missions under fire and his occasional self-doubt.
The World's Marco Werman wanted to get a taste of what the people who patrol our waters do, and what their job is like these days. So he joined the Coast Guard on patrol at their base, right here in Boston harbor.
Saudi Arabia may be the only country where women aren't allowed to drive, but it’s not the only place where woman are forbidden from getting behind the wheel. It even happens in some communities in the US.
Choose carefully. That's what a a Cornell gerontologist says elderly women want younger women to know about love and marriage. Listen to what your friends say, and, as old-fashioned as this sounds, ask yourself: Is your partner a good "provider?"
Nicole Ponseca, founder of Maharlika and Jeepney in the East Village, wants Filipino food to stand on its own two feet in the American market. Unlike what some of her contemporaries have said, she thinks America is ready for offals.
Danielle and Alexander Meitive of Silver Spring, Maryland, think their kids should be allowed to play in their neighborhood without being constantly watched. But the state of Maryland disagrees, and has threatened to take their children away — a threat that may be far more damaging than just the risks of playing alone.
After a "Muhammad cartoon contest" came under attack over the weekend, Texas imam Omar Suleiman is glad he and other Muslim leaders urged their followers to leave the event alone. Ignoring extremists — both the anti-Muslim crowd and radical Islamists alike — is the best policy, he says.
The world, I think, would be a better place if we were all a bit more Canadian. Canadian niceness is pure, and untainted by the passive-aggressive undertones found in American niceness (have a good day, or else!). It’s also abundant. Canada is to niceness as Saudi Arabia is to oil. It’s awash in the stuff, and it’s about time, I say, the rest of the world imported some.