Comic Book 'Priya's Shakti' Takes on Fight Against Gender-based Violence in India | Link TV
People all over the world are confronting traditional norms around gender and sexuality that are difficult to break.
Artists and activists are using different forms of storytelling to raise awareness and connect people to social issues around the world.
The future of our communities lies in protecting our most vulnerable yet most resilient members: our children.
The global fight for health starts with education, and for many communities around the world this means removing the stigma associated with disease and mental illness.
A government program to expand the country's forest reserves in Uganda comes at a high human cost.
In the name of environmental restoration, the Ugandan government is expanding the country’s forest reserves in order to sell into the global carbon credit market. But this program comes at a high human cost as the state is displacing long established villages, forcing people to relocate, and jailing those opposing the program.
Rio de Janeiro has experienced several waves of development in the past century. For Altair Guimaraes the changes have affected him directly. Brought up in a favela, he has been evicted three times as a result of Rio’s developments. As Brazil tries to gain global recognition and increase tourism, locals like Altair are forced to relocate despite property titles. Now, their struggles are becoming a symbol of a global phenomenon.
Women from all over the world are trailblazing through gender barriers in difficult and often dangerous environments. They are defying cultural norms and finding ways to pursue their dreams and change their future. The women featured in this episode are giving a new meaning to the term “women’s work.”
The 52-year Colombian civil war is not ending without leaving deep scars. As rebels hand over weapons, an entire generation of Colombians are emerging from the conflict to rebuild their nation. While some are struggling more than others, many citizens are rolling up their sleeves to clear out the ghosts of war.
More than a political buzzword, refugees are real people with real fears driving their decisions, and they take great risks to protect their families. A glimpse into the lives of immigrants living in refugee camps reveals their hunger for human rights and an opportunity to start over.
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