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Feeling powerless in the face of harassment, Fauzia Lala vowed to study self-defense. Now she helps others do the same in her school, Defense Ninjas.
After going through his own transformation from logging company owner to conservation advocate, Mark Baker aims to pay it forward with nature tours.
Setsuko Thurlow survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Now, she devotes her life to advocating for nuclear disarmament.
South Africa’s domestic workers are as exploitable as they are invisible. Activist Pinky Mashiane is on a mission to help secure their rights.
An aerial picture shows the Castle of Visegrad covered in hoarfrost in the foggy dawn in Visegrad, Hungary, Jan. 17.
Carla Curran is working to ensure that visually impaired people have an opportunity to make contributions in science.
Two months after Hurricane Dorian, meals are still a challenge in the Bahamas. World Central Kitchen is cooking, and trying to rebuild resilience.
Ecatepec, Mexico, is a hot spot for violence against women. Manuel Amador is helping students push back against the idea that’s the way it has to be.
Meet Robin Hood, Chicago’s activist minister helping shield African American seniors from mortgage fraud.
A program that has taught mothers in 16 countries was created by Edit Schlaffer to help women whose children are being recruited by extremists.
When she created the first “Afrobirding” group 15 years ago, Sherry Williams helped broaden and diversify a pastime known for its narrow demographics.
Environmental activist William Amanzuru’s network, Friends of Zoka, is determined to push back against illegal logging and deforestation in Uganda.
How her approach to philanthropy, and her own life, has changed after $50 billion of giving.
Pennsylvania nonprofit pairs dogs with inmates. The goal is to help participants land a full-time job within 90 days of their release.
A New Hampshire civil rights advocate resurfaces hidden stories of African Americans. Her work helps dispel the myth that slavery didn't exist in the North.
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