Between 1990 and 2008, the number of rapes recorded in India more than doubled, although official figures are hard to calculate, since the police often refuse to register complaints. In the state of Uttar Pradesh, a group of women have already taken matters into their own hands. Over six years, the movement has inspired many and today the group has over 20,000 members - many of whom are not afraid to resort to violence.
Providing health-care insurance to the 47 million Americans without it is Barack Obama's ambition. With Congress unlikely to act before their August recess, an army of supporters is campaigning to keep the issue alive.
In troubled Chechnya, separatist Islamist rebels are fighting Chechen special forces. President Kadyrov has launched an all-out war on the rebels and is also implementing ‘collective responsibility’ across the region to families of the rebels.
With the US in a deep recession, unemployment rising and ballooning deficit, Obama's job approval rating has dropped by nine points since January to 55 percent. Is the US president's health care reform enough to combat growing criticism?
Ten years after his succession, Mohammed VI fascinates. Head of a distinctive monarchy combining tradition and modernity, he keeps his private life very private. However, when it comes to public matters, the King is everywhere.
Since 2001, the tribal zone of Waziristan has become a sanctuary to the Taliban, whose mastermind Baitullah Mehsud is also the US and Pakistan's most wanted man in the region. Focus looks at the threat he and the Pakistani Taliban pose.