Mozambique’s numbers reflect the frightening reality: Young women have become the main drivers of the region’s HIV pandemic.
Alina Saborit, a dressmaker and entrepreneur, tells her story. It’s a story that began 49 years ago in the Eastern edge of Cuba.
A worldwide youth video festival and contest is helping to provide a voice to girls and young women whose films act not only as creative expressions of their own realities and the oftentimes critical issues that they face.
According to the UNHCR, a majority of refugees come from war-torn countries such as Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and Eritrea. Germany, the biggest economy in the region, has so far received over 500,000 asylum applications.
Some 10,000 Iraqi refugees have made it over land to Europe this year. Another 400,000 are making their way by sea. And these numbers are expected to rise to 450,000 next year.
It is necessary to query the way the DAIISH challenge is addressed by Western societies.