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Young people comprise 40 percent of the world's unemployed. Here are the countries with the world's highest (and lowest) youth unemployment rates.
Two teenagers from opposite sides of the world began writing poetry to cope with difficult situations in their lives. That poetry brought them together.
A panel at the Harvard School of Public Health, which will be live streamed here on Friday, explores approaches to transforming the global health agenda.
Science is a long way from achieving gender equality, say women leaders in the field, but many scientists of both genders can't see it.
Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani woman shot by the Taliban last year, has become an international symbol for girls' education.
A panel at the Harvard School of Public Health, which will be live streamed here on Wednesday, examines what works and what doesn't in the fight to reduce under-5 deaths around the world.
Pope Francis' news conference on the flight home from Brazil this week made headlines - and sparked a new discussion.
A panel at the Harvard School of Public health looks at the discrepancies between boys and girls’ opportunities around the world
A panel at the Harvard School of Public Health looked at why malaria is so hard to fight and the latest tools available to do so.
The Forum at the Harvard School of Public Health hosted a discussion of the consequences of failing to help the world's poorest children.
Why did so many media outlets fail to include Cardinal Bergoglio in the scores of profiles, predictions and analysis that surrounded the conclave?
The new pope may represent a change for the church as the first from Latin America, but his views on some social issues aren't much of a departure.
For its 1.2 billion adherents worldwide, the Catholic Church is at a fateful crossroads.
Organizations around the world have planned events to discuss and highlight women's rights this week.
Here's how Twitter reacted to Sunday's news that a toddler in Mississippi, who was born with HIV, has been effectively cured.
An independent evaluation of PEPFAR praised the program's achievements but said its work is unfinished. Among its recommendations is a shift to an advisory role.
Via a Google+ video interview, Sim Chi Yin talks about her recent reporting for GlobalPost's Special Report, 'The Great Divide.'
Helen Clark talked to the Harvard School of Public Health about global health and what lessons we can learn from the Millenium Development Goals, set to expire in 2015.
The World Health Organization is attempting to improve the astounding statistics that surround mental healthcare around the world.
A study shows that one in three US adults look to the web for medical diagnosis.