Experts say the stigma that still surrounds domestic violence is a big problem. They hope to address that with new legislation that guarantees job security for victims of domestic abuse and requires employers to give them paid time off to deal with the consequences.
Thousands of the items will go on display — some in a museum, others online — on Monday, exactly one year after gunman Omar Mateen opened deadly fire inside the gay nightclub. In addition to those killed, 53 people were wounded in the hail of bullets.
Our natural instinct is to shield our children when we hear bad news. Sometimes, however, shielding our children means talking to them about some very messy topics, to equip them to handle the situation best.
The struggle to find balance between old and new, modernity and tradition, respect and assimilation, is one that people all over the world have been navigating for centuries. In this case, the tension was encapsulated in a series of beautiful photos that turned half a billion heads.
He and his wife were born and raised in Iran and moved to Canada more than three decades ago to escape political violence. But Mohammad and Ashraf Mohyeddin, soon to celebrate their 80th anniversary, still miss their homeland.
A Pakistani tea merchant with velvet eyes saw his life changed this week when his portrait spread around the Internet, sparking ardent debates on class, objectification, and the place of ethnic Pashtuns in society.