Leave Lima, travel a long road to 4,000 meters up in Peru’s central highlands and you come to Uchuraccay. It’s a remote and desolate place. Most people outside Peru have never heard of it. Jane McClenahan on a story rarely been covered in mainstream media.
Reflecting on Nelson Mandela’s death, Barbara Borst recalls the sacrifices of those he inspired to struggle for freedom.
After 12 years, New Yorkers are getting a new mayor. The city is braced for big change when Bill de Blasio succeeds Michael Bloomberg in January 2014 as Jane McClenahan reports.
When Kevin O’Dowd set out to make a documentary film about an unusual education project in Colombia, he didn’t expect to get caught up in the country’s decades-long conflict himself.
Legal expert on how India strengthened laws against sexual violence following an infamous rape and murder in Delhi. Richa Sadana reports.
This Fall, US Ambassador Richard Haass is back working in Belfast. It’s a familiar desk for one of the US’s most experienced mediators to get his feet under. Yet, he recently admitted many in the United States were puzzled as to why he was returning to Northern Ireland. Aren’t those problems over they asked?Jane McClenahan looks at why he’s there.
Going home again is rarely an option for girls and women who have been forced into prostitution in India reports Barbara Borst.
Families evicted in Kolkata say several of their children are missing and may have been kidnapped by traffickers. Barbara Borst investigates.
Salma Begum and Salena Begum are clear about one thing: they want prostitution abolished in India, as Barbara Borst reports.
Salena Begum, left, in a maroon sari, still works in prostitution as she saves money to launch a laundry business with Asma Bibi, right, and other women. Photo by Barbara Borst
India has been in an uproar for weeks over sexual violence against women. A report from Delhi by Barbara Borst
Vandana Jena, left, and Syeda Hameed of the Indian government’s national planning commission discuss ways to combat sex-trafficking. Photo by Barbara Borst