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  • Seeking Justice for Victims of Rape in Minova, DRC
  • Guerillas, Gorillas and Oil: A Toxic Mix?
  • Is Goat Hockey Halal?
  • The Invisible Homeless Man in the Cubicle Next to You


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Gorilla Warfare: Inside the Battle for the Soul of Virunga National Park

By Karen Lowe In the first ever national park in all of Africa, a years-long battle is being waged for the soul and sustenance of the land. In this audio documentary, we visit Virunga National Park, hear the sounds of the wild and rare mountain gorillas up close, and meet the rangers who risk their […]

Eva blows bubbles with Pearl, the girl she cares for, at their home in Silver Lake, Los Angeles.

Divided Love: A Nanny’s Story

Eva, like hundreds of thousands of Salvadorans, fled her homeland during its violent civil war in the 1980s. She left two young daughters behind.

Goat Hockey

Is Goat Hockey Halal?

By Rachel Louise Snyder If you’re tired of the same old sports like golf, soccer and basketball, then consider isbuzkashi. Don’t know what that is? Think polo with a dead goat.


In Afghanistan, A Woman’s Nose Can Be Her Destiny

By Greg Warner Marriage prospects can balance on a lot of things: Money, status, geography.  But for some women in Afghanistan, Greg Warner learned, the shape of her nose can determine whether she makes it to the altar. This production aired as part of our “Love is Complicated” series, part of the Global Story Project […]

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