How two mothers, inspired by grief, dedicated their lives to eradicating Malaria and HIV
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Iraqi novelist Haifa Zangana explains why she fights for women imprisoned in Iraq
A survivor recalls the end of the Waco siege in Texas in which over 70 people died in 1993
The woman who campaigned to get landmines banned
The TV anchor who lost an arm and a leg in a bomb attack in Lebanon
Matthew Bannister speaks to Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngosi Adichie.
The Yemeni couple who caused controversy by banning the stimulant khat at their wedding
Denis Oliver remembers his fourteen years as Mrs Thatcher's official driver.
Max Holmes, the River Doctor: how water tells us about the planet's health
Somali doctor Hawa Abdi, who's provided healthcare and shelter to thousands
The Brazilian born photographer, Sebastião Salgado, explains his latest work.
Jason Lewis - the first person to circumnavigate the globe using only human power.
Isadora Faber blogged about the state of her school and began a national movement.
The incredible story of a woman who came back from the dead.
Navi Pillay - from bus driver's daughter to UN Human Rights Chief
British photographer Giles Duley explains why he had to return to Afghanistan.
Marriage tips from Afghanistan's "love doctor".
Dr Johnny Slaughter talks about the aftermath of killing someone who broke into his home.