India’s witch hunts

For many, witch trials may seem like a relic of early colonial America. But in fact witch-hunting is still a feature of rural life today in many some of the world. One place where it's prevalent is India....

Papua New Guinea struggles after quake [program]

Two months after a major earthquake devastated parts of Papua New Guinea's highlands, one of the world's most remote and diverse nations is still struggling to cope. The quake left more than a half million...

The ‘Red Market’ in human organs

The imbalance between the supply of organs for transplant and the demand for them can be staggering. There are about 75,000 people active on the U.S. waiting list for kidneys, livers and other...

Japan’s #MeToo movement faces culture of silence

The #MeToo movement has spread from the United States to other parts of the world as women have increasingly spoken out about sexual assault and sexual harassment. One country where it has struggled is...

Mask art decries air pollution, climate change

In air pollution masks, a canvass for solutions Raising awareness about environmental issues like air pollution and climate change is no Maskbook's "Air Mask" by Wen Fang easy task. The problems are...

‘Red Sand’ project spotlights trafficking

"We can’t merely walk over the most marginalized people in our communities — those who fall through the metaphoric cracks." From forced marriage in Afghanistan to unpaid laborers in southeast Asia's...

Orphanage ‘tourism’ draws scrutiny

To people in the U.S., an orphanage sounds like an outdated concept. Many of us only remember seeing them in movies like “Annie” Orphanages fell out of favor in the U.S. around World War II after many...