Hanoi-based photographer Maika candidly portrays homosexual love in an effort to encourage tolerance in Vietnam. The photo series has even been an opportunity for some gay couples to come out to their families.
Imagine coming home from school and finding your mom passed out, surrounded by bottles. For Louise, 24, that was routine. Now her mom is sober and the two are helping other families in Ireland impacted by alcoholism.
In Portugal, domestic violence is a big problem that is rarely talked about. Melisa, 27, is changing that. She got Lisbon on its feet to dance for an end to violence against women and girls.
Growing up in a Mumbai slum, Ashok saw how hard it was for many young people to break out of poverty. Now the 24-year-old has launched a soccer program for disadvantaged kids with a focus on education and life skills.
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