World Pulse sat down with MP and women's rights activist Mu Sochua in Berkeley, CA, just before she returned to Cambodia, where she fears new charges of treason and prison for her fight against corruption. Read More »
From within the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, Palestinian Voices of Our Future correspondent Arda reveals what it's like to live on the front lines of one of the most infamous conflict zones in the world. Read More »
"I am not the same person when I am crossing a checkpoint in the West Bank as I am when I’m sipping coffee and shopping in West Jerusalem."
Having spent her girlhood in long lines at the water pump, Zambian Voices of Our Future Correspondent, Dando Mweetwa, knows first hand what must be done in a country where only 58% of the population has access to drinkable water. Read More »
“My thoughts were always of water: I could talk water, smile water, walk water, and dream water.”
As a young girl, Sudanese Voices of Our Future correspondent Halima Mohamed Abdel Rahman was circumcised at the hands of the elder women of her community. Now an advocate for the practice's abolition, she shares her own story and calls out for reform. Read More »
"She raised her fat hand, ornamented with golden bracelets, and addressed the women around her. 'Open her widely,' she murmured."
Widely speculated to be a future heir to the Bhutto political dynasty, Fatima Bhutto, 27-year-old niece of the late Benazir Bhutto, has captured public imagination across Pakistan. A poet and writer, she openly denounces birthright politics and uses her pen to advocate for a truly democratic nation. Read More »
"This is a country where women have to push for what they want. If you push—if you’re loud enough—you make waves."
As Cambodia tries members of the Khmer Rouge for genocide and crimes against humanity, renowned lawyer, activist, and survivor of the killing fields Theary Seng pursues a long-awaited healing for her people. Read More »
"At 9 years old, I found myself without my mother and father, displaced in a cold, violent, anarchic, incomprehensible world, without shelter or the security of a home. The Khmer Rouge had shredded my heart."