Sokhia is part of an all-women de-mining team in Cambodia. When she first took the job Sokhia was very nervous about working in a live-mine area. But with careful training and the support of her more experienced colleagues, she has grown in confidence.
When her son was shot by a sniper in March, 2002, Robi Damelin felt like a hole had been punched in her heart. But she turned grief and anger into a dialogue of trust and reconciliation with other Israeli and Palestinian families who have lost a loved one.
As a child growing up in Israel, Yehuda Shaul couldn’t wait for the day he was drafted to do military service and defend his homeland. But the bubble burst for him on his first day in the Occupied Palestinian Territories when he was ordered to fire a grenade machine gun into a Palestinian neighbourhood.
Illiteracy is like living in darkness, says Jeniba Bah, who only learned to read and write in her twenties. Jeniba believes that educating women will speed the development of Senegal and improve the status of women within society.
Karrus Hayes left Liberia in 1996 when the civil war intensified.Through sheer dedication, he has managed to raise enough funds to set up a free school for over 500 Liberian children living in the camp.
There's one date that is etched in the mind of Adriana Chitula - 15 April 2001. It was the last time she saw her parents. That night soldiers attacked her village and she fled into the bush to hide. She had no idea if her parents survived the attack.
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