* Date : 2016-02-11
21st Century Ep5
SOMALILAND : CHANGING THE ODDS
For many in the horn of Africa, the constant threat of war and drought leaves nothing certain. Losing a flock of sheep can mean the end of a whole way of life and rural women are especially at risk. But some are determined to change their odds. We travel to Somaliland, a self-declared autonomous state in northern Somalia.
INDONESIA : FINDING A BALANCE
Finding a balance between the control of life-threatening narcotics and providing compassionate care to the sick is, in many countries, complicated. This “global health crisis” leaves an estimated 80% of the world’s population with little or NO access to pain medication. Our story takes us to Indonesia, in South East Asia, to share one couple’s struggle for pain relief.
SOUTH SUDAN: DRIVING OUT LANDMINES
After decades of civil war in Sudan, South Sudan gained independence in July 2011, and became the world’s newest country. But legacies of the conflict live on. Our story follows one young woman determined to clear the remnants of her country’s troubled past.