Approximately 239,000 Indian girls under the age of 5 die every year due to neglect. The preference for boys in India encourages prioritizing food, educational opportunities, and medical attention for boys over girls.
Smartphones, laptops, and electric car batteries rely on cobalt, most of which comes from Congolese mines that employ children.
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, bombed-out buildings in Syria and an anti-Trump march in New York are among the images captured by the agency photographers shortlisted by the Guardian picture desk this year.
Average consultation length varies widely, from 48 seconds in Bangladesh, to 22.5 minutes in Sweden. In 15 countries, which represent around half of the world's population, the appointment lasted less than 5 minutes.
I visited the garment factory workers who could lose their jobs to automation. But could robots also change their lives?
Nour Kteily is a psychologist at Northwestern University whose research is about understanding one of the darkest, most ancient, and most disturbing mental programs encoded into our minds: dehumanization, the ability to see fellow men and women as less than human.
In a wide ranging speech to the United Nations General Assembley, US President Barack Obama said the world is too small to resort to fundamentalism and racism.
Against signs of global intolerance - such as Brexit - the proper answers are cosmpolitanism, art and solidarity
Canada marked the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia by introducing federal legislation that would guarantee full legal and human rights protection to transgender people across the country.