After a Botswana family struggled for custody of an 8-year-old girl orphaned by AIDS, community members suspected the struggle was really over the girl’s food aid. First in a series about African women coping with AIDS at different stages of life.
With the introduction of women’s wrestling in the Olympics–the only new sport to be added to this summer’s games–there is hope among women and wrestling coaches that the sport will receive more attention at both the high school and college level.
Behind locked doors and formal facades of diplomatic missions, at least 4,000 household workers on special visas are underpaid, overworked, intimidated and sometimes physically abused. If they leave their employers, they lose their visas.