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Syrian children who are refugees in Turkey face many barriers to learning.

In Turkey, refugee children face hurdles to school enrollment

Many Syrian families in Turkey face school enrollment challenges due to a Turkish law that says no more than 30% of schoolchildren in a single class can be foreigners. Families in border cities like Gaziantep say their children are being turned away with few alternatives.

In Turkey, refugee children face hurdles to school enrollment
Yuxin Wu plays the Chinese gehu string instrument.

Chinese musician works to revive the gehu instrument

Chinese musician works to revive the gehu instrument
An audience watches actors Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol on the big screen.

This beloved Bollywood film gets a new life on Broadway

This beloved Bollywood film gets a new life on Broadway
Instructor Akua Amoako Yeboah with a child at the early intervention center. 

Caregivers in Ghana work to demystify autism and push for inclusion

Caregivers in Ghana work to demystify autism and push for inclusion
Motherly Love Orphanage

This orphanage in Ghana provides hope — and acceptance — to children living with HIV

This orphanage in Ghana provides hope — and acceptance — to children living with HIV
Parents in Argelita fixed up this abandoned lot adjacent to the new school, turned it into a playground and garden.

A school reopens in this small Spanish village after 47 years

Back in the ‘70s, Argelita's village school in northeast Spain closed down because there just were not enough children. But now, after 47 years, children finally have a place to learn in town.

A school reopens in this small Spanish village after 47 years
A parishioner enters into the Catholic church of Cazurra, a village of around 75 inhabitants, in the Zamora province of Spain, Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021.

‘People want to shed light’: Spain finally investigates sexual abuse within Catholic institutions

As full inquiries into clerical abuse swept Europe, Spain remained an outlier. Now, two separate investigations are underway.

‘People want to shed light’: Spain finally investigates sexual abuse within Catholic institutions
Victor Wembanyama, player from the Metropolitans 92 during a game against the Elan Bearnais, in Levallois Perret, near Paris, Tuesday, Sept.27, 2022.

French basketballer ‘Wemby’ aims for a shot in the NBA

Victor Wembanyama, 18, is a once-in-a-generation phenomenon. Known as “Wemby,” he’s a 7-foot, 4-inch tall athlete playing professionally in his native country of France. Next year, he’s entering the NBA draft. 

French basketballer ‘Wemby’ aims for a shot in the NBA
The cover to "Solito" by Javier Zamora.

New memoir speaks to the trauma of migration and the potential for healing

Poet and author Javier Zamora recounts nearly every detail of his harrowing journey from El Salvador to the United States when he was 9 years old in a new memoir called "Solito."

New memoir speaks to the trauma of migration and the potential for healing
A woman in Tehran climbs onto a car and sets her hijab ablaze.

'The hijab will never be the same,' protester in Iran says

The death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in Iran has ignited the most powerful protests the country has seen in years. "Click Here" spoke to one protester who discussed the dangers of using social media and technology while participating in street demonstrations.

'The hijab will never be the same,' protester in Iran says
Castellers de la Vila de Gràcia team compete to make a human tower, or castell. 

Human towers contest returns to Catalonia after 4-year hiatus

Kids as young as 4 compete to build castells, or human towers, a centuries-old tradition tied to Catalan identity. 

Human towers contest returns to Catalonia after 4-year hiatus
In this Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, photo taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran, protesters make fire and block the street during a protest over the death of a woman who was detained by the morality

'We're done': A new generation of Iranians are using this app to track the country's morality police

The mapping app Gershad, launched in 2016, allows people in Iran — primarily women — to mark the location of the country's morality police so that others can avoid them. Human rights activist and app co-founder Firuzeh Mahmoudi joined The World's host Marco Werman to talk about the app amid current protests.

'We're done': A new generation of Iranians are using this app to track the country's morality police
Roma radio presenter Szandi Minzari and co-host Melanie Nagy are both divorced, single mothers who speak about taboo issues in Hungary's Roma community.

A new Roma radio station gets people talking about taboo issues in Hungary

The Roma are Hungary’s largest ethnic minority, making up close to 10% of the population. Radio Dikh, a new radio station, aims to change perceptions of the Roma community in Hungary, where they have faced decades of stigma and discrimination.

A new Roma radio station gets people talking about taboo issues in Hungary
A resident walks by shuttered Communication University of China in Beijing, Monday, Sept. 12, 2022.

Thousands of foreign students enrolled in Chinese universities await permission to return

In late 2019, nearly half a million foreign students in China — mostly from Africa and other parts of Asia — were studying at Chinese universities. Then the pandemic struck, disrupting in-person studies. Nearly 2 1/2 years later, many are still prevented from returning to China.  

Thousands of foreign students enrolled in Chinese universities await permission to return
At a job fair in Bogotá, psychologist Nicolas Londoño showed groups of young men how to change a baby's diapers.  Londoño works with Care School for Men, an educational program funded by the city government. 

‘We can all learn to care’: Colombia’s capital city wants men to do more chores at home

Bogotá's Care School for Men aims to battle centuries of living in a culture that teaches men to focus on breadwinning instead of caregiving.

‘We can all learn to care’: Colombia’s capital city wants men to do more chores at home