Members of the Northwest Sherpa community are collecting money to aid the families of Sherpas killed in April’s big avalanche on Mount Everest, and some are rethinking their careers as mountain guides.
Alcoholism, domestic violence, corruption, poverty — the deck is stacked against the women of high altitude indigenous communities in Veracruz. But an upstart human rights group is helping them turn the tables.
Girls’ education is often seen as a panacea for global development. One promising Nepalese student's suicide reveals a more complicated picture.
University of Washington research points to air pollution, tobacco, and diet as the deadliest drivers of disease in China.
After six months of fighting, South Sudan is now considered the world’s most fragile county.