Children of Chernobyl are taking radiation holidays, but there aren't enough hosts for them. They suffer from health problems such as enlarged thyroids, cancer and respiratory illnesses.
Almost 30 children are killed every day on Indian roads, but this organization is fighting back.
A new survey of participants in the sector reveals it is being held back by a lack of capital, a fear of failure and an unwillingness to collaborate.
Researchers have explored the link between social interaction and our mental well-being, and how other factors such as income can play a supporting role.
To end global slavery in the next decade, 10,000 people must be freed every day. North Korea and Eritrea are among the worst affected countries, with Russia, Singapore and Hong Kong doing...
Last year's Black Panther film presented the inspiring vision of a technologically supreme Africa – but progressive financing is needed to set it moving forward.
By the year 2050, there will be some 9.7 billion people living on Earth, says a UN population report. However, the overall growth rate will continue to fall, and more countries will have ...
This is the refugee crisis in three stories from around the world.
The head of Oxfam, Winnie Byanyima, apologises for the Haiti sex abuse scandal that rocked the organisation last year and explains what the NGO is doing to ensure it never happens again.
New online disaster mitigation tools make use of modern technology to provide information and support around natural disasters, but not everyone has equal access to these resources.
When Cyclone Idai ripped through the city of Beira and displaced thousands, it was only the latest case of the most deprived picking up the tab for the planet's wealthier citizens.
Sharia principles dictate that Muslims hand out some of their wealth to the poor every year. The huge figures donated annually could be a godsend to global humanitarian efforts.
Activists are targeted by some of the most sophisticated attacks the internet has ever seen – but they are doing pretty well in the fight to defend themselves.
How do we stop digital technologies widening the gap between rich and poor? Writer and policy analyst Nanjira Sambuli explains the role played by civil society in a more inclusive future.
More eyes than ever before are on how rich donors make and invest their money. But this scrutiny can herald a new, more enlightened age of good deeds.