Giving a Home to 32 Iraqi Orphans

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Baghdad orphanage founder Husham al-Thabe on how Mohamed al-Daradji's documentary, In My Mother's Arms, changed his fortunes.

John Kani reads from Nelson Mandela's autobiography Long Walk To Freedom. In this extract, Mandela goes underground posing as a chauffeur.

Nelson Mandela Mwova from Kenya and Nigerian-born Mandela Echefu on how bearing Mandela's name inspires them.

Syrian artist Tammam Azzam uses digital photography to impose famous paintings onto scenes of destruction in his country.

(Picture: Husham al-Thabe)

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Thu 12 Dec 2013 03:06 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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