Human stories from behind the global headlines. With George Arney.

The man responsible for putting Sierra Leone's war criminals behind bars; what the global recession means for a bead business in Ghana; and the man who lost a fortune - but found a life - in China.

Outlook talks to Stephen J Rapp, the prosecutor at the Special Court for Sierra Leone which was set up after the civil war which scarred the country in the 1990s. He tells George Arney about his quest for justice.

As the International Monetary Fund warns of the impact the global economic downturn will have on sub-Saharan Africa, Christine Otieno meets the owners of a Ghanaian business who are feeling the pinch.

And British businessman Mark Kitto explains how he lost a fortune - but found a life - in China.

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Thu 12 Mar 2009 10:06 GMT

Fifty Women Who Made It Happen

Malala Yousafzai, Credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Commemorate International Women's Day 2015 with stories from across the world

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