Afghanistan is the fifth poorest country in the world. Even in its capital, Kabul, things are getting worse. The population has exploded, but the city can't keep up with the growing demand. The country is free from Taliban rule but not from poverty.
Caring investigates child trafficking in Cambodia. Despite stricter legislation, the problem is still rampant. On one side are parents who want to foster a child, and on the other, Cambodian parents' poverty which pushes them to sell their own.
At the heart of the Congo forest lives one of the oldest populations in the world, pygmies. They represent around 1% of the population, and are routinely abused and exploited by Bantus, the main ethnic group.
Four devastating storms as many weeks have left scores of Haitians without food, clean water or shelter. Nicolas Ransom and Mary McCarthy travelled to the northern city of Gonaives, one of the country's worst-hit areas.
The Guarani, a South-American indigenous people, were reduced to servitude by colonisation. To this day, their basic rights continue to be violated, but new land ownership legislation is allowing some to start a new life.
Decades of vicious dictatorship have turned Haiti into one of the world's poorest countries. Inhabitants are paying a high price, with malnutrition the norm. NGOs have declared the country a humanitarian state of emergency. (Report: J. Bonnard)
Hundreds of wealthy foreigners flock to China as a shortcut to the organ transplant that could save their life, but few know that their "donors" are often unwilling death-sentence convicts. A look behind the scenes of this morbid trade.
With the Olympic Games fast approaching, the Thai textile world has increased its rhythm of sportswear production. But workers are often illegal aliens, mostly from Burma, living in very difficult conditions and for miserable wages.
Sichuan survived one of the most devastating natural disasters in 21st century China but is now surrounded by desolation and lost lives. In this ruined region, it will take years for wounds to heal. (Report: J. Calderon, H. Araujo)
The city of Saida in Lebanon has been defaced by a mountain of waste. 50 meters high and 375 meters long, it is causing severe health problems and making it near impossible to work at sea. (Report: Jean-Maris Quéméner, Mohamad Hanoun)
Since the passing of Cyclone Nargis, the people of Burma have been struggling to channel aid towards those in need, just as the country's military junta rebuffed foreign offers of help. (Report: A.Boussat and A.Beaumont)
A few kilometres south of Spain's capital Madrid, the largest slum of western Europe contains nearly 40,000 people. The authorities are trying, in vain, to discourage settlement in Canada Real Galiana. (Report: A. Percept, C. Perrouault)
Opium production in Afghanistan hit an all-time record in 2007. The government tried to set up eradication programs but farmers, often mired in debt, are reluctant to stop a very profitable business. (Report: C. Billet, T. Luddin)
400,000 mental patients count on Sierra Leone's only psychiatrist or ineffective traditional medicine for treatment. Dr. Nahim uses controversial methods, but do people have the choice? (Report: I.Taoufiki)
The women of Kandahar are often widows struggling to feed their families. Although many of them are uneducated, they have taken matters into their own hands to make up for the government’s lack of support. (Report: Claire BILLET)