Post Tagged with: "families"

A Mothers’ Search for Disappeared Migrants

More than 70,000 Central American migrants have disappeared on the road North since 2006. Now their mothers are searching for them.

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Beyond GDP: The Other Side of Progress

What are the real indicators of a nation’s progress—money spent on luxuries, or on fair wages, respect, and protection for all?

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Sex Among the Ruins

Two years after Haiti’s earthquake, women are still shattered by exploitation.

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In the Land of Lost Children

Five years ago, Guatemala halted international adoptions after years of reports of baby-selling and fraud. Investigative reporter Erin Siegal decided to find out what was really going on.

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UN: Climate Change Hurts Women First

Women are more likely than men to lose their lives and livelihoods—and get trafficked—after natural disasters, UN reports in Durban. But they could also be the key to climate resilience.

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Stop the Reefer Madness

Since its inception, the War on Drugs has cost millions of dollars and thousands of lives through violence and trafficking. The civilians caught in the crossfire say it’s time for change.

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Think Outside the Bars

There are more African American men in prison or on probation or parole today than in slavery in 1850. Why real justice means fewer prisons.

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Peace on Earth

Years after the border sweeps and brothel raids rescue girls from the Indian sex trade, former child bride Shanta Sapkota carries on some of the hardest work when it comes to fighting sex trafficking—bringing Nepal’s lost daughters back to life.

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Dirty Wars

In the midst of Mexico’s criminal chaos and a harsh U.S. crackdown on migration, the failed War on Drugs is triggering violent new offensives, whose victims are—once again—the poor.

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Pax Romani

After last year’s expulsions from France, hints of rising nationalism, and centuries of exclusion, slavery, genocide, and forced migration—when will Europe’s Roma find peace?

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