In the aftermath of Liberia's civil war, children are fighting to reclaim their futures and return home.
Survivors of the massacre in Srebrenica.
International efforts to assure reproductive health and rights conflict.
The United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Liberia encourages combatants to turn in their weapons and wage peace.
Sister Leonia creates a hospice in Zambia, to combat the AIDS epidemic.
How rich countries help the world's poor without rewarding unaccountable regimes.
UN Habitat officials try to rebuild municipal government and trust in Kosovo.
There are arguments for and against trade as a way out of poverty.
Children in Guatemala begin making fireworks, often at the age of 6.
World leaders prepare for the World Summit on Sustainable Development.
Commitment to linking social and economic development to human rights.
The Parents Forum tries to unite Israelis and Palestinians in search of peace.
The global economy affects everyone.
A group in Ghana charts the tasks men and women do during the day.
With growing urbanization, cities must take advantage of the globalized economy.
Buddhist monks are now spreading the campaign to persuade Cambodians to give up tobacco.
South Africa refuses to authorize a national treatment for people with HIV/AIDS.
A family must move due to the dramatic growth of the city.
Destitute children from Cambodia become sex workers.
Less than a third of the population of Niger has access to health care.
Brazil's programme against AIDS is the template for treatment elsewhere.
The government tries to introduce fortified flour in Egypt.
The promise of the eradication of poverty.
The devastating impact of Mexican-US migration.
The relevance of World Trade Organization patent regulations in developing countries.
The complex causes and effects of Protein Energy Malnutrition in Nepal.
Palestinian refugees are flooding into Lebanon.
Since the Palestinian uprising, Gaza's 40,000 day labourers cannot cross the border to Israel.
The government of Barcelona redevelops the city.
The first housing projects in Khayalitsha, South Africa were established in the 1990s.
In Porte Alegre, the citizens have a say in how their city is run.
The one valuable asset of a tiny nation in the South Pacific is their domain name, dot tv.
Local leaders joined forces to challenge gangs to heal their differences in a ghetto suburb of Kingston, Jamaica.
The process of building a health charter.
The story of Chendu, in South West China.
Life revisits some of the stories covered in earlier episodes.
A network of `Watch' groups monitor governments and hold them accountable for burdening the poorest countries with debt.
A young journalist in Kiev reveals some of the moral and economic dilemmas facing adolescents today.
A new initiative in Bolivia aims to reduce poverty.
Children in developing countries suffer from a deficiency in Vitamin A.
Girls in Zimbabwe face many obstacles on the road to education.
Improvements in the maternal diet are necessary to stop the cycle of malnourished mothers and children.
Palestinian refugees living in Jerusalem and the West Bank face new problems.
Growing inner-city violence prompts the formation of the Boston Ten Point Coalition.
The oppression of the Kurds has unleashed a chain of violence mostly directed towards their women.
There are two billion people at risk from iodine deficiency.
The poor in China receive help in order to break the cycle of poverty and ignorance.
Discrimination based on the caste system was made illegal in India in 1947, but it still exists today.
An elder of the Khomani clan initiated the fight to regain control of their ancestral land.
Several friends try to succeed in socially divided Brazil.
Ninety per cent of the people infected with HIV live in developing countries.
The Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee is the world's largest provider of microcredit loans.
Advances in science and health care mean that more people are living longer but there are fewer young people to take care of them.
Tobacco companies are launching new campaigns in India to lure in new smokers, while activists have pledged to stop them.
Five years after the Beijing Conference on Women, the progress in achieving greater equality for women is stifling.
World leaders meet in Geneva for a five-year review of the 1995 Copenhagen Social Summit promises.
War causes thousands of women to become victims of injury and violence.
In Ethiopia and Nigeria children are forced to marry for economic reasons.
Drastic import controls with alliance of liberals mean people in developing countries are fighting new colonialism.
Luis, a 27-year-old Mexican, trains to become a famous boxer.
A homeless, unemployed woman has no healthcare.
The health train tours the poorest, most remote areas of South Africa for nine months each year.
A British doctor goes to Bangladesh to prove his theory that treating illness in poor areas involves working with an entire community.
The global economy affects a Brazilian factory worker.
The globalized economy may be running out of control.
Civil war leads to the internal displacement of millions in Sri Lanka.
Many poor countries are implementing "Poverty Reduction Strategy Programs."
A Brazilian factory worker affected by the economy, after five years.
Ukraine's emerging HIV epidemic is being compared to Africa's longstanding HIV/AIDS catastrophe.
The efforts to revitalize the polluted and impoverished valleys of South Wales.
The task of getting mother's to send their daughters to school in Turkey, in order to reduce poverty.
The UN's Millennium Development goals, and the obstacles to their achievements.
Uganda's economic recovery in the wake of Idi Amin's regime.
The international movement for women's rights.
Yemen is still struggling to improve the standard of living, after more than a decade of its unification.
Encouraging the landless to band together and buy land with low-interest government loans, in the state of Bahia.
Mongolia's dependence on fossil fuels and rapid urbanization threatens the environment.
Jamaican dairy production faces a crisis, as EU trade undercuts island production.
Helping people move out of poverty and gain control of their lives.
Coffee-producing countries are facing economic disasters.
China's efforts to reduce poverty through sustainable development and targeted programs.
Maternal mortality rates in Bangladesh.
The Danube River is at the heart of a controversy over shared resources in the European Union.