The Nepalese girl who was adopted even though she was not an orphan
BBC World Service
The ex-South African policeman taken in by a woman he would once have seen as the enemy
The Pakistani campaigner for equality and peace whose life is under threat as a result
Ashok Row Kavi is one of India's most prominent gay rights activists
Surviving Ebola in Guinea; violinist Nicola Benedetti; Doctor burying the typhoon dead
The former child soldier from Rwanda adopted by Emma Thompson
Saa Sabas from Guinea who survived the Ebola virus
Dr Christiana Thorpe has just stepped down as head of the National Electoral Commission.
Michal Rotem, the Israeli woman who translates the names of the Gaza dead into Hebrew.
Child trafficking in Honduras; ploughing portraits on fields; my Jewish-Palestinian family