Though instability continues to plague Pakistan and many areas are dominated by social conservatism, some of the country's more affluent residents have worked to fashion a very different kind of lifestyle for themselves
Tens of thousands of people have been living in sprawling, squalid displacement camps in western Myanmar’s Rakhine State since violence between Buddhist Rakhines and stateless Rohingya Muslims broke out in June 2012
There are 1.8 billion young people aged 10-24 in the world, making on quarter of the world's population. An estimated 515 million live on less than $2 a day.
Farmers in western Kenya's Lower Nyando village are showing the way by trying out new crops and growing methods
Sexism, racism, blight Rohingya women's lives in Myanmar
Women in sub-Saharan Africa have a 1 in 39 chance of dying in pregnancy or childbirth, compared to 1 in 3,700 in developed countries
Some 15 percent of Sweden's population is foreign born, the highest level in the Nordic region
For the first time since World War Two, the number of people forced to flee their homes has topped 50 mln. Here are five facts about refugees
June 20 marks World Refugee Day, an occasion that draws attention to those who have been displaced around the globe. The UN reports that by the end of 2011 some 43.3 million people were displaced by conflict and persecution, and an estimated up to 12 million people were thought to be stateless
Plan’s #10DaysToAct initiative runs from 16-26 June 2014, when young people from across Africa will call on governments across the world to deliver on their commitments to safe, quality education and raise their domestic spend on education to 20 per cent
Population growth, expansion of farms and grazing and cutting of wood for cooking and charcoal all threaten the forests of Burkina Faso. But an effort to involve communities in forest protection aims to reverse that trend in places like the Tiogo Forest.
168 mln kids are child labourers and most of them live in the Asia/Pacific region. Here are 5 facts you didn't know about child labour