by Alan Pyke Mar 9, 2016
Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, and the late Alan Rickman star in a complex film that encourages audiences to scrutinize their own certainties.
by Beenish Ahmed Feb 17, 2016
Thousands of children have made their way to the Kenyan coast to escape abuse or neglect. Once there, however, they’ve found little respite after being forced by circumstance into sex work.
by Beenish Ahmed Dec 16, 2015
“This bill is an answered prayer and sends a clear message to the world that America will stand by those who stand by it,” George Mimba, who survived the 1998 bombing and still works at the Nairobi embassy, said in a statement.
by Beenish Ahmed Nov 6, 2015
"We don't have a government. We have a scandal," an anti-corruption activist said.
by Beenish Ahmed Oct 28, 2015
Secondhand clothing is sent to countries like Kenya as aid, but it's become a big business that thousands depend on for their livelihoods.
by Beenish Ahmed Oct 7, 2015
“If police have [any reason to believe] you’re gay, you’ll find it rough,” an LGBT man and sex worker said.
by Beenish Ahmed Sep 27, 2015
Unable to save herself from the practice, Agnes Pareyio has dedicated her life to stopping FGM in her community.
by Beenish Ahmed Sep 23, 2015
Before the participated in the workshop, 80 percent of boys indicated that a woman in a miniskirt gave men tacit consent to have sex with her. Afterwards, that figure dropped to 30 percent.
by Beenish Ahmed Aug 26, 2015
About two million people are forcibly evicted from slums every year. One unique artists' colony in India has refused to be counted in those ranks.
by Beenish Ahmed Aug 12, 2015
It isn't easy to spot and stop corruption. A new educational effort attempts to prevent it, but that often means teaching students that basic concepts like bribery are wrong.