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It was once a declared goal of the United Nations to ensure the world is drug-free by 2008. But the war against drugs has failed. The business in illegal drugs is lucrative, with global trade currently worth more than 380 billion Euros a year. Then there is the complex fight against so-called "legal highs", that can be ordered easily online and delivered to your door.
Openly living a homosexual lifestyle is still considered taboo in many places. On the Ivory Coast, it's not expressly forbidden, but people in the LGBTQ community are persecuted. Taiwan's Constitutional Court recently announced that in the future, homosexual marriages will be recognized equally with traditional ones. But there's a long path ahead before society really accepts it.
Take a look at the state of democracy worldwide, starting with a trip to meet activist Srda Popovic. His nonviolent protest contributed to a groundswell of opinion that eventually toppled Serbian autocrat Slobodan Milosevic.