This week's round-up of commentaries covers the constant cycle of violence between Israel and Palestine, protecting workers from long hours in Japan, the rise of cell phones in Bangledesh, Kenya coming together after terrorist attacks, and the need for cultural change after politician says he is gay.
Brittanie Richardson is one of a growing number of activists running grass-roots campaigns to stop children in the slums from entering the sex trade.
Kenya says it will build a new mega-port, oil refinery, and rail terminus on historic Lamu Island. Can it pull off East Africa's biggest infrastructure project without spoiling an ancient treasure?
Samasource breaks down complicated data-processing projects into small steps that can be done remotely on PCs in countries like Ghana, Uganda, and Haiti.