Extraordinary personal stories from around the world.

Today, Jo Fidgen meets the Belgian 'virus detective' who has helped identify the deadly Ebola virus. As the founder of UNAIDS, he has also given a push to the global fight against HIV/Aids.

Also today, in another instalment of our Edible City series, we hear from a Ghanaian man who eats "kenkey" to reminisce about his childhood in Accra.

And Outlook's Nora Fakim meets a Moroccan girl whose life was turned around after joining a circus school for disadvantaged children.

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Fri 6 Jul 2012 01:32 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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