Women in rural Nepal sleep in huts, caves and animal sheds every month during their periods — a practice called chaupadi.
Photographer Shiho Fukada has been documenting Japan's economic difficulties, telling stories of people who made hard choices in the wake of the crisis.
The paper industry once employed thousands of people across the state of Wisconsin. Now, mills are closing.
Bahrain's strongest Islamist group, Al Wefaq, has consistently called for peaceful protests. But now it faces pressure from younger militants throwing Molotovs and advancing more radical demands.
The Persian Gulf kingdom of Bahrain has jailed opposition leaders and recently banned all demonstrations. But the protests continue, particularly in the smaller villages outside the capital, Manama.
Central America's most peaceful nation is becoming more and more entangled in a violent drug war.
Mexico's drug war is seeping across borders into Central America, bringing an escalation of violence and drug use in the region.
Mexico's drug war is seeping across borders into Belize, escalating violence in the region. Nick Miroff follows a counter-drug patrol team through the forest.
South Sudan will become an independent nation Saturday, but many speculate about what the future will hold for the new country.
There are unique challenges ahead for Afghanistan's growing journalistic community.
Photojournalist Narayan Mahon has been working on an ongoing project called Lands In Limbo to document the state of what he calls "unrecognized countries."
Rape of women and children is reportedly on the rise in the camps in Haiti. Michel Martin interviews Lisa Armstrong about the women she has encountered and the stories they have shared.