Rough estimates, backed up by scenes at clinics and orphanages, suggest there may be millions of "missing girls" due to families' preference for boys.
Discriminatory laws and policies in the Dominican Republic have stripped Dominicans of Haitian descent of citizenship and deprived them of social services, education and employment.
Pulitzer Center photojournalist Sean Gallagher talks to the Asia Society about his reporting projects on China's environmental problems and his experience as a freelance journalist in China.
The battle over olive trees in the Palestinian Territories reflects a new trend in conflict over land rights that is at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian dispute.
Iraq's minister of tourism and antiquities wants you to take a post-war vacation, where you can see ancient monasteries and Saddam's old palaces.
International adoption is big business in Ethiopia, but serious ethical questions have been raised about some practices, including the falsification of documents and the "harvesting" of children.
The legacy of Mohandas Gandhi lives on in Anna Hazare's growing movement, but is he the new Gandhi that many want him to be?
Long before he became the leader of India's anti-corruption movement, Anna Hazare had an ambitious goal: to transform Ralegan Siddhi into a model village. Locals say he has succeeded.
Every year, thousands of women and girls are trafficked from Nepal to a life of sexual servitude in India. Many can never go back, but one survivor wants to build them a new home.
Dimiter Kenarov looks at the lives of the people from the Krumovgrad region as they deal with the large-scale mining project that is threatening to destroy their most precious resources.
Among Syria's Kurdish minority, there is no love lost for the Assad regime, but many fear what might come after him.
In Pakistan, hundreds of women die at the hands of their own family. A few who are lucky enough to escape these "honor killings" find refuge at secure shelters.