Activists from the anti-abortion movement in the US are feeling energized. President Donald Trump says his administration stands with them. But some Christians are frustrated with the president's words and actions because they see a connection between being “pro-life” and “pro-immigrant.”
Around Lebanon, men working as peer leaders are educating other men on the damage that child marriage does to girls and young women, in the hopes of convincing fathers to stop marrying off their daughters.
The accusations of sexual assault and harassment against Harvey Weinstein and other entertainment figures have inspired other victims of sexual crimes to speak out against their alleged perpetrators in politics and the news media. And the numbers keep growing. But, women veterans say the #MeToo awareness is largely invisible in the military.
After the 2010 earthquake devasted Haiti, there was an outpouring of international support. Eight years later, most of those who rushed in to help are long gone. But many of those who remain are people with ties to Haiti, and ome of them started businesses that are getting some traction.