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Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi Aims To Eliminate Child Labor

Around the world, 165 million children are exploited as workers on farms, in mines and as domestic servants. Will the Nobel Peace Prize prompt action on child labor?
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Photographers Capture The Sorrow And Pain Of Global Girls

For the International Day of the Girl Child, we wanted to bring to light issues that are often hidden from view. So we turned to five photographers who devote much of their time to girls' issues.
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43 Missing Students, 1 Missing Mayor: Of Crime And Collusion In Mexico

The town at the center of the students' disappearance has a history of political and police corruption. The mayor's own mother-in-law said he was on a drug gang's payroll, earning $155,000 a month.
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Nobel Peace Prize Awards Honor 'Dignity Of The Child'

Melissa Block talks to Adil Najam, dean of the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University. He says splitting the prize helps bring focus to two issues which are linked.
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A Day For Global Girls Gets People Talking, But Then What?

Oct. 11 is the U.N.'s day devoted to stopping child marriage, stepping up education and much more. Does the day really help? Experts have a mixed reaction.
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Questions Swirl Around North Korea

Questions about North Korea's leadership and their intentions always swirl, but have been amplified and multiplied of late. Leader Kim Jong Un hasn't been seen in public for over a month, American detainees have been spotlighted, and North and South Korea exchanged fire days after delegations from the two nations met. We sort through the rumors and consider if what we know might signal major change on the horizon.

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A Liberian Doctor Comes Up With His Own Ebola Regimen

At a government-run hospital in Liberia, Dr. Gabriel Logan is doing everything he can to save Ebola patients. That includes experimenting with an HIV drug as treatment.
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Nobel Peace Prize Winners Share Connection In Advocating For Children

Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India have been awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize.
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Minnesota's Liberian Immigrants Fear Stigma From Ebola

The community is reeling from the deaths of loved ones back home and local leaders are driving home the message: don't go home to grieve, stay here, protect yourselves.
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U.N. Envoy To Syria Pleads For Action To Save Kobani

The town, which ISIS is fighting to take over, is mostly deserted, with only a few hundred elderly or immobile people remaining.

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