Syria’s First Responders

    It is rare that an uplifting story emerges from Syria. In the midst of an intractable civil war that has been raging for nearly four years, the White Helmets first responders are voluntarily rushing to each bombing and clawing through the rubble to save lives. Unpaid and armed simply with white construction helmets, the Syrian Civil Defense, also …

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Taking a Stand against Homophobia in Uganda

Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera is one of an estimated 500,000 homosexual individuals in Uganda who is marginalized and persecuted for their sexual orientation on a daily basis. This injustice is what inspired her to create Bombastic, a new magazine that gives a voice to Uganda’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community.

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Exposing Injustice with Hidden Cameras

“To see is to believe” but in many of the world’s most dangerous, hard-to-reach areas, oppression, political corruption and human violations regularly go unreported. International NGO Videre Est Credere seeks to change that. With the help of Videre’s hidden camera equipment and security training, oppressed communities are becoming agents of change.

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