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Surviving migrant shelters, us detention with a mental illness

Healthcare workers say many asylum seekers suffer from mental illnesses but most go untreated due to limited resources.

The ‘crisis’ driving some americans to move to mexico

A lack of affordable housing in the United States is driving many to move across the southern border.

Racial disparity: White neighbourhoods and investment capital

Urban Institute: Investors are putting significantly more money in Chicago's white neighbourhoods

housing in chicago: pushing out the poor?

By 2025, 440 million people worldwide may live in substandard housing, or only be able to afford acceptable housing if they sacrifice on other basic necessities such as healthcare.

the rwandan school turning boys into feminists

In a village outside Rwanda's capital Kigali, a group of boys are spending a rainy afternoon learning how to stop gender-based violence and power imbalances in the #MeToo era.

children go hungry as philippine economy grows

As the Philippines economy soars, President Duterte’s war on drugs exacerbates the growing child malnutrition crisis.

Rwanda’s Paul Kagame Slides Towards Dictatorship

In Rwanda, a country still reeling from genocide, President Paul Kagame has transformed from war hero to dictator.


Women in the Philippines have often struggled to get loans from banks to start their social enterprises. But impact investors around the world are stepping up to fill that gap.

Booming business on Venezuela's 'wild' border

Welcome to Puerto Santander, the unregulated border town on the Venezuela-Colombia border where people get what they need and get out.

Colombians divided after voters reject FARC peace deal

Emotions ran high in the streets of Bogota as Colombians learned that a referendum to end a 50-year war failed to pass.

The Nasty Women Art Show, an important first step for female artists in the Trump era

Three-hundred fifty artists and 1,700 people managed to raise $30,000 for Planned Parenthood.

Former FARC child soldiers face uncertain future

Two former militants share their stories of childhood at war, escaping from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, and their hopes for the future.

The Legacy of Land Mines in Afghanistan

After decades of conflict, the people of Afghanistan still live in fear of land mines. A United Nations program is dedicated to disabling the explosives to bring peace to rural areas.

Originally produced for Al Jazeera America 

the u.s. and argentina's dirty war

Forty years after the beginning of Argentina's Dirty War, protestors took to the streets to honor the missing and to bring attention to the troubling role of the U.S. in the conflict.

Originally produced for Al Jazeera America

Philippe Cousteau’s fight against climate change

The grandson of legendary explorer Jacques Cousteau talks about his quest to help save the environment.

Fatema Mernissi, Nawal El Saadawi, and Amina Wadud: A Survey of Islamic Feminism