The authorities' efforts to tackle child labour in garment factories pay off with the rescue of 32 girls and three boys in Tiruppur, in the Indian Tamil Nadu state, from a spinning mill.
Women rights get a boost in Botswana where President Mokgweetsi Masisi declared that wives are now equals to their husbands in terms of land ownership, be it on state or tribal land.
For the first time, cricketers of the Rajasthan Royals, an Indian League team, will sport the logo of a sanitary pad brand on their jersey. Through this gesture, they hope to fight the stigma around periods.
Patricia Marroquin Norby, of Purépecha heritage, becomes the inaugural associate curator of Native American art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, a first in the 150-year history of the institution.
From the ruins hurricane Katrina left in New Orleans in Louisiana, USA, fifteen years ago emerged the urban garden project Garden on Mars meant to teach people how to grow their own food.
In 2015, the German chancellor Angela Merkel stood firm on her decision to open the doors to massive migration. Today, more than 80% of the refugee children and teenagers have a strong attachment to their German schools.
The United Arab Emirates with an amendment to the labour laws has granted paternity leave to fathers of newborns - the first Arab country to do so.
Gallup, the American analytics and advisory company, has been conducting an immigration poll since 1965, the longest running-poll ever, and the latest results are in: for the first time in history, more Americans want to increase immigration rather than decreasing it.
An early research published in the American Psychologist demonstrates that amid the coronavirus pandemic, people did not feel more lonely than before.
Brixton prison, located in London, UK, opened the “Clink at Home” food delivery service as part of a charity initiative that aims at giving prisoners a better chance of finding jobs once released.