Hemispheres

Hemispheres: Rape In India

Seven years ago this month, Jyoti Singh was gang raped on a public bus and died shortly after the attack. December 2012 marked a turning point from quiet tolerance for violence against girls with massive protests and worldwide outcry. There […]

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AIDS Prevention in Zimbabwe

While the AIDS epidemic is in decline, the prevalence of HIV in Zimbabwe remains among the highest in the world. The US now proposes a cut in AIDS prevention. Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has made significant […]

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Hemispheres: Northern Ireland in The Shadow of Brexit

How is Northern Ireland 21 years after The Good Friday Agreement? Host Nikki Kayser checks-in with a young lawyer in Derry after the recent shooting of journalist, Lyra McKee. Joining the discussion with historical perspective is The Honorary Consul, Jim […]

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Hemispheres: Education in Tanzania

According to The Borgen Project, 68% of the population of Tanzania lives below the poverty line. That’s 45 million people. More than 40% of children under five suffer from chronic malnutrition and 16% are underweight. A third experience stunted growth […]

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Hemispheres: Feminism In The Philippines

Four courageous women provide an example of feminist activism in one of the most dangerous places to speak out for social and environmental justice. MaryAnn Manahan tells their stories and explains how she holds extractive industries accountable by following the […]

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Hemispheres: Perspectives on Islam

What does it mean to be an Islamic American these days? And how do youth form a healthy identity?  What role does gender play in Islam? on radicalism? A soccer player, a Catholic researcher in Pakistan, and a Muslim relief worker […]

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Hemispheres: Musimbi Offers Isirika

Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro is an activist for women and girls’ health and human rights, and passionate about using philanthropy and technology to drive social change. Born in Kenya, Musimbi traces her passion for human rights, peace, and justice to her […]

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