Daulatdia, 100 km from Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, is a brothel-district where around 1500 women live and work as prostitutes.
To maintain its presence in 146 countries, the US army needs to recruit 80,000 youngsters a year.
For the past 30 years, Grégoire Ahongbonon has been working to treat men and women with psychiatric problems with dignity.
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They are called the “balseros”. Prepared to do anything to leave Cuba, they take to the sea on makeshift rafts in a bid to reach the coast of America.
At the Jean Quarré reception center in Paris, social workers do their best every day to maintain the morale of refugees.
Every day, some 2,500 children die of pneumonia worldwide, resulting in around one million child mortalities a year. Vaccination would save many of these lives, and a vaccine does exist, but its cost is often prohibitive.