According to a recent Takeaway-Harris poll, more and more people (62 percent) say they feel comfortable speaking out and challenging their abusers. But when digging into those numbers, a different story unfolds.
Hiroshima's A-bomb survivors know all about the fear of radiation: their own fear and other people's fear of them. Now they are helping people who lived in Fukushima's nuclear danger zone deal with some of the same issues.
Many pinpoint the start of the Civil Rights movement in the United States to Rosa Parks, refusing to give up her seat on a bus. Over half-a-century later, African-American and Latino communities are still struggling with unequal transit systems.
Malaysian families are facing a critical shortage of maids. Most of the maids come from Indonesia. But Indonesia banned its citizens from going to work as maids in Malaysia after a series of abuses against them. Jennifer Pak reports from Kuala Lumpur.
Faith talks to former U.S. Ambassador to Romania Michael Guest about his decision to resign from the State Department over its refusal to provide his gay partner with the same rights as heterosexual spouses.
Australia's Prime Minister Kevin Rudd today offered a historic apology to the country's aboriginal people for the suffering they've endured at the hands of the government, but some aborigines say they want more than an apology
Australia's apology today has put a spotlight on government offers of apology elsewhere. In the US, Senator Sam Brownback has sponsored legislation aimed at a formal apology to Native Americans for their suffering.
Thousands of Rwandan women became pregnant as a result of mass rape during the Rwandan genocide. The children born of those pregnancies are now coming into adolescence -- on the margins of Rwandan society. The World's Jeb Sharp reports.