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Acting Up: In Real Life, George Clooney Is Hunting Africa’s War Profiteers

Blood diamond traders and corrupt government officials are about to face off with one of Hollywood’s top activists.

By Refusing to Be a Child Bride, This Teen Helped Ban Underage Marriage in Her Entire Country

Instead of submitting to tradition, she worked for five years to increase Malawi’s marriage age from 15 to 18.

4 Reasons Investing in Girls and Women Can Help End Global Poverty

TakePart World producer Alex Stapleton travels to East Africa to see how everyday people are empowering women everywhere.

See the Hidden-Camera Stunt That Convinced Companies to Support Educating Girls

Here’s what happens when young girls ambush surprised hiring managers.

Watch an Inflatable Hospital Come to Life in Nepal

The innovative structure aims to save lives in a remote region with little access to medical care after the earthquake.

Watch Climbers Flee Everest Avalanche After Nepal Earthquake

In Nepal, people say ‘the earth hasn’t stopped trembling.’

Here’s What Happens When a Bangladeshi Garment Employee Asks for Safe Working Conditions

In an exclusive clip from the documentary ‘The True Cost,’ a retail industry laborer demands an end to dangerous factory practices.

Watch Arab Men Talk About an Unspeakable Taboo: Mom’s Name

Though moms are beloved everywhere, there’s a new effort under way to help them be more visible in Egypt and beyond.

See How Old Bicycle Parts Are Powering a Green Economy

Maya Pedal creates carbon-free technology to do labor-intensive work.

Go Inside One of Africa’s Largest Refugee Camps

A behind-the-scenes look at how aid workers are supporting thousands of people fleeing from Kenya’s neighboring countries.

The Road to More Money in Uganda? Owning a Motorcycle

One local business in the capital is doubling profits for taxi bike drivers with its lease-to-own program.

Believe It or Not, 640 Million People Could Be out of Poverty by 2030

A global movement launched today urges action on key issues that could drastically change things for the better.

Move Over, Oil: Animal Blood Is Catching On as an Alternative Fuel

Biogas from a slaughterhouse in Kenya can provide an entire community with green energy.

Meet the Midwife Who’s Delivered 12,000 Babies—Since She Was 12

See Madam Bwa in action in an exclusive clip from the documentary ‘Sister.’

Water From Human Waste? Bill Gates Says, 'Bottoms Up!'

One machine takes human feces and turns it into clean drinking water and electricity.

Poaching Could Cause These Animals to Become Extinct In the Next Decade

Elites in China and the U.S. see parts of these gentle giants as a status symbol.

How Restoring the Environment Can Help End Female Genital Mutilation in Kenya

The controversial practice is banned in the East African country, but women in remote areas are still forced to follow the custom.

What Climate Change and Energy Access Have in Common

Only 24 percent of sub-Saharan Africa has access to energy. One research group wants to change that by way of innovative carbon-free options.

How Recycling Programs Fuel the Economy in Developing Countries

The environmentally friendly practice is a big job creator in Bangalore, India.
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