Thandolwayo would walk seven kilometres each day to collect dirty river water. Now a water pump has been installed she can continue her dreams of becoming a nurse.
Conflict, climate change and an economic and political crisis are fuelling a growing humanitarian emergency in North Darfur, resulting in rising cases of malnutrition.
Overcoming discrimination, Shirley, an indigenous Manide woman from the Philippines, becomes a tribal health worker and leader in her community.
When violence erupted in Rakhine State, Myanmar in August 2017, more than 700,000 Rohingya refugees sought safety in camps in Bangladesh and are struggling to survive in extremely poor conditions.
Aged 12, Janaki she was forced into an arranged marriage and her life became even more precarious when three years later her husband died. Now she runs a successful tailoring business and advocates against child marriage.
Over 2 million refugees have fled Syria since the start of the war in 2011, with many seeking shelter in refugee camps and urban areas of Jordan.
The Oriners and Sefton Savanna Burning Project in Cape York, Queensland combines Indigenous knowledge and innovative technology to increase carbon storage and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by stopping late season wildfires.
Eight months after the war in Gaza, hundreds of thousands of Palestinian children remain in desperate need of psychosocial counselling to overcome their trauma.
There are now 2.4 million Afghan girls enrolled in school, compared to 5,000 in 2001, just before the fall of the Taliban. Whilst the increasing numbers are encouraging, Afghan girls still face many barriers to receiving an education.
Almost half the victims in a domestic violence situation say they delay leaving due to fears for their pets’ safety, as well as their own. My Saving Grace is a storytelling website that highlights 'The Link' between Domestic Violence and Animal Abuse.
Ethiopia is now the largest refugee hosting country in Africa, with over 630,000 refugees seeking shelter. This is putting a huge strain on the already delicate health care system in the country.
Since attending the Intellectual Disabilities Unit in Vientiane, Hum Noy (8), who has Down Syndrome, is now able to communicate with his family and friends and live a more active life.