AJ Impact

In Argentina, coronavirus brings more economic pain

Poor Argentines were just feeling the impact of new government stimulus measures when pandemic struck.

In Argentina, coronavirus brings more economic pain

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The woman changing lives through ballet | Close Up

Amid ongoing drug gang wars in Rio's favelas, one woman is giving hope to the children of Complexo do Alemao.

Canada

'Just another Indian': Surviving Canada's residential schools

A survivor of schools that took Indigenous children from their families shares her story of abuse, neglect and healing.

'Just another Indian': Surviving Canada's residential schools

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus in US: Volunteers deliver meals to poorest students

As spread of COVID-19 forces class closures, volunteers step in to ensure pupils dependent on US school meals get fed.

Women

Carrying the load: The weight of women's work in the DRC

For one photojournalist, an image of women miners symbolises the struggles and strength of all the women she has met.

Carrying the load: The weight of women's work in the DRC

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This report confirms it: Almost everyone is biased against women

The UN says bias blocks women from accessing education, jobs and political power - and that is bad for everyone.

This report confirms it: Almost everyone is biased against women

Poverty & Development

Invisible to everyone, but safe together: Life in a labour colony

Parvati may not have much in her ramshackle Bengaluru settlement, but a sense of community blossoms among residents.

Invisible to everyone, but safe together: Life in a labour colony

South Africa

Shrouded in silence: The death of a schoolboy in South Africa

Loss of 13-year-old Enock Mpianzi casts light on flaws in the education system, decades after schools were desegregated.

Shrouded in silence: The death of a schoolboy in South Africa

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Lebanon: Hezbollah does 'not accept' IMF managing economic crisis

A team of IMF experts arrived in Beirut last week at the new government's request to offer technical support.

Lebanon: Hezbollah does 'not accept' IMF managing economic crisis

Education

'I wish I was a boy': The Kenyan girls fighting period poverty

In Kenya, one million girls miss school each month because they cannot afford sanitary pads, while some share used ones.

'I wish I was a boy': The Kenyan girls fighting period poverty

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Short Answer

Will Trump's 'public charge' rule keep poor migrants out of US?

The expanded rule makes immigrants ineligible for US entry or legal status if they receive public benefits.

Will Trump's 'public charge' rule keep poor migrants out of US?

AJ Impact

Chocolate danger: Ghana's cocoa output hit hard by dry, hot winds

Bad weather also damaged crop in Ivory Coast, which is world's top cocoa bean producer.

Chocolate danger: Ghana's cocoa output hit hard by dry, hot winds

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UN's Moratinos: 'Inclusive identity' can build a better world

UN High representative for the Alliance of Civilizations on whether relations between societies can be improved.

Latin America

Brazil 'Bolsa Familia' cut, millions struggle to survive

The government has cut the number of beneficiaries of the anti-poverty programme.

AJ Impact

To end female genital mutilation, economically empower women

FGM severely hampers career prospects and economic opportunities for 200 million women and girls.

To end female genital mutilation, economically empower women