The country has one of the highest child marriage rates in the world, with 48% of girls wed before they turn 18.
Attempts by some of the world’s biggest oil producers to freeze output ended without a deal on Sunday night, after Saudi Arabia insisted Iran should be part of any agreement.
The child marriage rate in Bangladesh drops by a third when girls are educated and taught job skills, according to a study.
We're still not doing enough to eradicate child labour, says Nina Smith.
According to data from the International Labour Organisation up to 80% of women in Africa and Asia don't have adequate maternity leave.
These are some important facts about female land ownership around the world.
Intergenerational inequality is on the rise, explains 2001 Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz.
Reports of mass murder, rapes and destruction are coming out of South Sudan.
There’s a first time for everything: in its preamble, the Paris Agreement on climate change recognized the intrinsic relationship between indigenous people and their environments. Whether...
With the Tropical Forest Alliance meeting in Jakarta this week, we're delving into the problem of deforestation – how every sector, from big business to indigenous tribes, can tackle it.
The ILO estimates that in 2012, 20.9 million people were in situations of forced labor – it can only be imagined that this figure has increased.
Oscar-winning Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy's documentaries are more than just films: they inspire change.
A new study of eight-year-old children in 16 countries shows that most are happy with lives – but some report having low self-esteem.
Amnesty International have released their annual report looking at the state of human rights around the world.
African governments and private banks must come together voluntarily to confront the menace of human trafficking.