The Philippines is evacuating thousands of people, deploying soldiers and positioning emergency provisions as Super Typhoon Mangkhut threatens more than four million people in the north of the country.
Sharon Okpoe has lived her entire 17 years in Makoko—known as the world’s largest “floating slum”—built on a lagoon in Lagos, Nigeria.
See how one girl from CNN Hero Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin’s program is using technology to solve a problem in her community—a ‘floating slum’—in Lagos, Nigeria.
A group of Kenyan teenagers have created an app called i-Cut to help girls affected by Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
Some schoolgirls in the United Kingdom have been pressured by their peers into undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM), according to FGM survivor and campaigner Leyla Hussein, Britain’s Press Association reported.