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Satta Joe was raped during a rebel attack on her village in Sierra Leone. As part of a project to help the country recover from the civil war, Satta agreed to forgive her attacker and take part in a dance of reconciliation.
Also, Dr Ahmad Sarmast is an Afghan trumpeter who started a music school in Kabul - now his students are on a tour of the US.
And Jackson Gutierrez, the Venezuelan barber from Caracas who has made a movie based on his experiences in the slum district of Caracas.
Picture: Outlook presenter Matthew Bannister