Many people who identify as LGBTQ are experiencing lockdown differently than their heterosexual peers — especially those stuck in homophobic homes. And LGBTQ organizations around the world are seeing significant upticks in calls for help.
The pope, the Vatican — a tiny city-state surrounded by Rome — and the church in predominantly Catholic Italy have all been forced to modify centuries of tradition because of the outbreak of the coronavirus.
After being polio free for nearly two decades, polio has returned to the Philippines. Now, the nation is trying to vaccinate more than a million children below the age of 5.
A group of Venezuelan medical students started volunteering to provide first aid at protests in 2014. Now, their help is needed more than ever.
Lice and lung problems are just two of the conditions facing migrants who found themselves trapped in Serbia when Europe shutdown its borders last spring.
The UN has a goal of eradicating extreme poverty by 2030 — but slower-than-expected economic growth may push that goal out of reach.
For socially focused development programs, getting to scale can be the big challenge. This group is here to help.
In Kenya, mental illness still has a strong stigma attached to it. But a new hotline is helping to make inroads with treatment.
After 20 years, Bhutanese refugees who ended up in camps in Nepal have mostly been resettled to third countries, but there are some aging residents who don't want to leave.
Forty-three transgender people have been killed in Turkey since 2008, the highest number in Europe, according to the group Transgender Europe. But most killings of LGBT members in Turkey go unreported.