The gang rape and death of a young woman in India has ignited outrage at sexual violence against women and girls in India and at corrupt police. Reactions to dehumanization and humiliation can spur movements for political and social change, as seen in Egypt and Tunisia.
A visit from Rwandan students gives their American peers a chance to learn about the Rwandan genocide and the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village, which cares for orphaned and other affected youths.
Journalists tend to roll their eyes when a Hollywood star arrives in a refugee camp, calling for action. But when celebrities bring global attention to a distant and confusing conflict, and when they call for sensible diplomatic action, their star power may actually do some good.
The true story of a dark-skinned girl born to white Afrikaner parents in apartheid-torn South Africa.
A year after being released from prison in Libya, where courts had accused them infecting children with HIV, five nurses face tough living at home.
Geraldine Brooks’s new novel offers lessons in tolerance.
The new novel by Pulitzer Prize winner Geraldine Brooks features a book that becomes a witness to history.