Thursday on Worldview: Dr. Zaher Salhoul talks about his group’s efforts to treat the wounded inside Syria and in the refugee camps in Turkey and Jordan; the Rainforest Rescue Coalition describes their mission to conserve and protect rainforest land around the world.
Shanghai-based contributor Robert Price and economist Betsey Stevenson explain why income and material wealth don’t necessarily correlate with a sense of well-being and Milos Stehlik checks in from Cannes.
The Voices and Faces project documents the stories of survivors of sexual violence. One recent effort took them to Mexico, where they interviewed women who were the victims of rape and torture at the hands of Mexican police.
Film contributor Milos Stehlik talks with Lebanese director Nadine Labaki about her new film, which opens in Chicago May 18. We also hear from documentary maker Jason Glaser. After watching his friends in western Nicaragua die from kidney failure, he put his camera aside and started a foundation to help them.
On today's Global Activism, we talk to Beth Skorochod, who works on HIV prevention for Population Services International (PSI).The organization runs a host of health programs around the globe. These include an HIV prevention project in Togo that targets men who have sex with men.
Today, Worldview spends the hour revisiting stories from the Global Activism series. Cristi Hegranes, the founder of the Global Press Institute, explains why she started a non-profit media organization to train women to be journalists.