Fighting Tanzania's Child Bride Tradition
Even though it’s against the law to marry underage girls in Tanzania, many parents continue to follow the ancient tradition. This means that they give their daughters as young as 11 or 12 in marriage to men who are much older, sometimes more than three times their age.
When Having a Baby Means Losing Your Job
Many famous name brands deliberately choose to manufacture their products in countries where labor is cheap. This comes at a high cost that usually involves human rights violations and abuse of power.
About a hundred years ago there were close to one million rhinos living in South Africa. These days their amounts have dwindled to about 20,000 white rhinos, 4,000 black rhinos, and only three northern white rhinos The population just keeps shrinking.
Civil war broke out in the Central African Republic in 2012. It was a bloody conflict between Muslims (Seleka) and Christians (Anti-balaka) that led to the loss of thousands of lives.
This short film was shot on location in New Zealand. It documents the life and research of Dr. Ingrid Visser. From a very young age, Dr.
This is the story of a young man named Danny, who was born in a small town in North Korea where he lived with his mother and grandmother.
The concept of Kawsak Sacha (living forest) is not new; it’s just common sense. And the Kitchwa men and women know exactly why this is important.
In Western Mexico, there’s a place called Michoacán de Ocampo. It’s one of the states that comprise the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico.
Kayaking From LA to Tijuana To Fight Tuna Overfishing
These days, if you want to get your message across, you need to think outside the box. This is exactly what Andrew Szabo, an environmental activist and novice kayaker did.
Human Stories From The Refugee Crisis
The world is changing quickly and the things that some take for granted are impossible dreams for others. Many men, women, and children have had to leave the comforts of their home and the familiarity of their place of birth to set out on a quest for survival.
Taking On The Silent Eco Threat From Plastic Microbead Pollution
A team comprised of 14 female researchers hop on a yacht and sail to the Caribbean. When they first made the announcement, there were many chuckles.
Saving The Congo's 'Witch Kids'
According to United Nations data, in the Democratic Republic of The Congo, there are over 25,000 homeless children. Many of them are living in that condition because they have been accused of doing witchcraft.
The Science Is Clear, The Future Is Not
In this documentary, United Nations Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio takes a three-year personal journey around the world with the intention of exploring the topic of climate change.
How Far Will Kindness Take You?
Lobsang Phuntsok is a Buddhist monk that received the honor of being trained under the guidance of His Holiness The Dalai Lama.
When Refugeses Find Their Smiles Again...
In 2015, more than 800,000 immigrants entered Greece illegally through Turkey. They came from the Middle East and Africa. These days it has become common for thousands of volunteers to travel to Lesbos, Greece to meet these refugees and offer assistance.
Dom Heder, Brazilian Archbishop, once said ‘When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.’
The war in Syria has been going on for over five years. Many have fled the country but many have stayed.
On February 6, 2012 A & L Poultry egg farm workers abandoned 50,000 hens in wire cages without food. They simply walked off the compound and left the hens there to starve to death.
More than 100,000 people in Australia live on the streets without any access to secure and adequate housing. Almost half of them are under the age of 25 and a little over 50% are male.
The Rise of the Global Fossil Fuel Resistance
The weather is increasingly going to extremes. It’s either the hottest it has ever been or the coldest. There’s either a devastating drought or sudden flooding.
Somebody once said that you can tell a lot about how a society treats its living by the way it treats its dead.
Produced by Tribeca Digital Studios, in association with American Express, this film is a celebration of small businesses and entrepreneurship. It tells the story of the Taharka Brothers and their Original American Ice Cream Culture.
Blood, Bullets, and Poison
It seems like everybody loves bananas. It’s the most consumed fruit in the United States although it’s grown hundreds of miles away.