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Youth

  • Can Marshall Islanders whose lives are tied to the sea maintain their culture in Oklahoma?

    Landlocked Islanders

    December 8, 2015

    The amount of water is incomprehensible. We’ve been flying for hours, and just when we’re about as far from a landmass as you can possibly get—a spot where the curving, wave-flecked Pacific Ocean stretches thousands of kilometers in every direction—an island slides into view. It’s no more than a snippet of sand and palm trees, […]

  • Akhtar - Human traffickers

    Constant floods leave Assamese children easy prey for human traffickers

    December 3, 2015

    Repeated floods have destroyed the houses and livelihood of the indigenous population in Assam, leaving them increasingly at risk to being exploited, including by human traffickers According to the World Resources Institute approximately 5 million of the 21 million people affected by floods live in India. Even within India this flooding is unevenly distributed. The […]