Child with albinism leaning against reflective surface (© AP Images)

A reporter uncovers the lies that hurt people with albinism

A child born with albinism already faces severe health risks. What's worse is they are targeted by those who believe superstitions spread by witch doctors.

Why words matter so much to these police in Ukraine

Ukraine’s newly established patrol police force hopes to change the way the country's citizens view law enforcement.
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Families of hostages in Iran plead for their release

The families of six hostages held and tortured in Iranian prisons write an open letter to world leaders asking for their help.

LGBT rights worldwide gain new advocate

More than 75 countries still criminalize consensual same-sex activity. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in many places are threatened, jailed and prosecuted...
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What is the world doing to end modern slavery?

The 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report ranks 188 countries, including the United States, on their effectiveness in combating human trafficking.
The rubble of a revered Muslim shrine in Mosul, Iraq, destroyed by Islamic militants in June.

What will it take to eradicate the cancer of ISIL?

"Extremists are defeated only when responsible nations and their peoples unite to oppose them,” said U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in a recent New York Times essay. ...
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Truckers, flight attendants catch human traffickers on the move

People working in the transportation industry have a unique opportunity to report human trafficking as it happens. Now they're being trained to do that.

U.N. Human Rights Council aims to advance human dignity everywhere

By working with governments across the world, the U.N.’s Human Rights Council can help create a future “that is much brighter than the present...
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An American Jewish group helps survivors of Rwanda’s genocide

The Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village, modeled on Israeli villages built for orphans after the Holocaust, is a community for survivors of the Rwandan genocide.