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‘I went undercover in the schools that chain boys’

When I meet Ahmed, he is shackled in a room all alone. There are marks on his body from the beatings he has been given. He doesn't know how old he is, but he's probably about 10. The school I find him in is one of 23 Islamic educational

‘Covid ended our marriage’

Around the world, previously happy couples are splitting up and many are divorcing. Some have blamed the stress of the coronavirus pandemic, while others have simply surrendered to the end that a split has been a long time coming.  In

Elizabeth Wathuti: The woman who planted 30,000 trees

Elizabeth Wathuti from Kenya is only 25 years old, but she's already making a name for herself as an environmentalist by helping to plant over 30,000 trees. Deforestation is a growing issue across Africa and Elizabeth is trying to