Opinion

Why is the West praising Malala, but ignoring Ahed?

Is an empowered Palestinian girl not worthy of Western feminist admiration?

Shenila Khoja-Moolji

by Shenila Khoja-Moolji

Shenila Khoja-Moolji

Heroin

My life inside the US opioid crisis

A teenager who lost both her parents to drugs shares what it is like to grow up amid the US opioid epidemic.

Heroin's children: My life inside the US opioid crisis

Bolivia

Bolivia: Helping children break the cycle of poverty

Bolivia is one of the poorest countries in South America. But new programmes have been launched to help children escape the poverty cycle.

Child rights

Cubs to lions: What's next for ISIL's child soldiers?

Professor Mia Bloom and former child soldier Ishmael Beah discuss if ISIL's 'cubs' can be saved or will remain a danger.

Cubs to lions: What's next for ISIL's child soldiers?

US-Mexico border

Mexico cartels recruit children to smuggle people to US

With less of a risk of being detained, gang leaders are using minors to act as guides in the people smuggling trade.

Drugs

The grandparents raising heroin's children

Many grandparents like Tisa Beeler have been left to care for their grandchildren amid the growing US opioid epidemic.

The grandparents raising heroin's children

Fault Lines

Heroin's Children

How is the US opioid crisis shaping the next generation of Americans left behind by addicted parents?

Human Rights

Senegal child marriage: 'I am not angry at my mother any more'

Marriage before the age of 18 is common in rural Senegal, nearly one of three girls gets married as a child.

Witness

Urmila: Saving Girls from Slavery in Nepal

A former slave fights for the rights of girls sold into slavery while pursuing her own dream of becoming a lawyer.

UN

Peacekeepers leave Haiti: What is their legacy?

As the controversial 13 year peacekeeping mission in Haiti wraps up, Al Jazeera examines what the mission leaves behind.

UN peacekeepers leave Haiti: What is their legacy?

Reporter's Notebook

Why should we care about FGM?

Fatma Naib undertook a journey to understand why so many communities continue to subject their daughters to female genital mutilation and what it would take for them to stop.

Women's Rights

What is Female Genital Mutilation or FGM?

A deeply entrenched social and cultural practice in many places, Al Jazeera answers the most asked questions about FGM.

Al Jazeera Correspondent

The Cut: Exploring FGM

Why does the dangerous and painful practice of female genital mutilation persist in so many countries across the world?

Asia

UN: Myanmar violence may be 'crimes against humanity'

UN rights experts urge Myanmar to 'vigorously prosecute cases of violence' against Rohingya women and children.

UN: Myanmar violence may be 'crimes against humanity'

Asia Pacific

Entire Philippine city police force fired over killings

About 1,200 Caloocan city officers will be relieved in batches after some were suspected in the murders of three teens.

Entire Philippine city police force fired over killings