Freedom stories

Safe spaces for displaced women and girls

In Mindanao, The Philippines, fighting continues to rage between government forces and armed groups. This violence ...

Female veterinarians hope to cure inequality

Three young women are defying expectations and blazing a trail for others by working as veterinarians ...

Inspiring IT camp for Moldovan girls

Girls from across Moldova wrote code for robots, created their first webpage and used a 3D ...

Female surgeons save lives in Cambodia

Decades on from the conflict which killed one in four Cambodians and left only 40 surviving ...

Women march to 'wage peace'

Sunday 8 October marked the culmination of two weeks of marching through the desert to Jerusalem ...

Colombian refugee returns the favour to Venezuelans in need 1

Fourteen years ago, Angelica Lamos Ballesteros fled her home in Colombia after gun-toting guerrilla rebels stormed ...

Civilians rush to help Mexico earthquake victims

The two earthquakes that wreaked havoc in Mexico last month left families homeless, without food and ...

Volunteers flock to help families hit by Hurricane Harvey

When Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc in Woodlands, just north of Houston, Texas, in August, volunteers were ...

15,000 young people promote peace in Kyrgyzstan

We are all too aware of the negative impacts that teenage peer-pressure can have. But in ...

A taste of home for Syrians refugees in Portugal

Breaking bread around the table has always been a symbol of shared humanity. For one Syrian ...