A growing movement is using music to challenge negative perceptions of the Roma, or gypsy, community in Kosovo.
'These encounters break down barriers – everything the Palestinians knew about us, and everything we knew about them, simply disintegrates,' says the founder of The Road to Recovery.
Young British entrepreneur Tom Cridland is designing a line of practical, everyday clothing meant to last decades and be more eco-friendly.
Today (March 8) is International Women's Day. From Ukraine to Mexico, women across the world are finding creative ways to break cycles of violence in their communities.
The new mapping process uses an algorithm to analyze satellite images and send automatic alerts about questonable logging activity.
An entrepreneur urges farmers to stop cutting down acacia trees for fuel and instead suspend bee hives from them, creating a perpetual – and higher – source of income.
Unabashedly enthusiastic about the ancient city, the German archaeologist fights environmental threats and structural collapses that threaten this historical jewel.
Dance movement therapy helped ease anxiety, depression, anger, and post-traumatic stress, says a study from an Indian charity.
With the recent opening of a 'bike highway,' Germany is starting to build a network of wide, dedicated bicycle thoroughfares designed to lure commuters out of their cars.
The Solar Impulse 2 is making aviation history as it wings its way around the world.
A choral extravaganza in late March will include visiting Japanese students affected by the 2011 nuclear disaster and tsunami.
Some 10 million children in northern Nigeria are in danger of being recruited by the Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram. The 'Feed and Read' program offers another path.
An Oscars ad will highlight TOMS, the company whose sustainable-philanthropy program has given away 50 million shoes. But critics say that what 'free' philanthropy sustains is poverty itself.
She founded Sweet Blackberry to make films that introduce new historical figures to children of all ethnic backgrounds.
Karolyn Grimes played little Zuzu Bailey in the classic 1946 movie. Today, she travels the country talking about its message of hope and healing – and sometimes her own story, too.
The African-American entrepreneur is applying his brand of 'marketplace ministry' to create a climate for minority-owned technology start-up companies.
An American charity, Books for Africa, is part of anti-human-trafficking task force reaching out to poor communities vulnerable to child trafficking by promoting literacy.
This New York City neighborhood makes gardens out of vacant lots to tackle gentrification and high youth unemployment.
The government and several NGOs have embarked on a series of awareness campaigns to help women understand their rights of land ownership.
The nonprofit has led more than 16,000 projects to build or improve playgrounds using local volunteers. Now it's broadening its mission to encourage more child play everywhere.