|Empowered in Hong Kong|
21st place in Empowerment | 04:55
Each year thousands of Filipino women leave home to work as domestic helpers in Hong Kong. Most of them are sole providers for their families back home. Often unaware of their rights, many of them are mistreated by employers and employment agencies. They're underpaid, they're denied rest days, and some even suffer physical assault. Cristina Carrascal was one of these women, but with the guidance o. ... More
|A History of Czech Energy|
12th place in Sustainability | 04:16
Located in the heart of Europe, the Czech Republic is a country with a coal-fueled industrial past that's heading towards a greener future. Since the collapse of the Communist regime in the Velvet Revolution of 1989, the country has changed politically, socially and environmentally. New technologies have emerged, and with them, new sustainable ways to power the country and its polluted cities.
12th place in Local/Global Partnerships | 02:54
On forgotten mountains in the outskirts of Bogota, Colombia, people live in small shacks that they often build in days, out of desperation. Most of them unwittingly build on small plots of stolen land. Luckily, non-profit organization, Un Techo Para Mi Pais, offers microcredits to those with promising business ideas.