Thousands of people from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Nepal are traveling up to 10,000 miles from as far south as Argentina—a treacherous trip that can take anywhere from three to six months.
Mary Jane Veloso lives about 300 feet away from Maria Cristina Sergio in the Philippines. Veloso is on death row for allegedly smuggling heroin into the country. Sergio is in jail and awaiting trial after being accused of trafficking her neighbor.
6degree.org aims to close the gap between caring about human trafficking and doing something to help its victims.
The Australian government is running grim-looking billboards across Sri Lanka in order to discourage potential asylum-seekers from making the journey by boat.
Created by Wine Kongsorn and Nat Maitreemit to give the Thai Wiccan community a place to gather, Ace of Cups features spells, rituals, and cakes that match your astrological sign.
In his new book, Australian artist Paul Schonberger captures the unique ability of older men to "not give a fuck."
"The best sex dolls are a modern day work of art," says the owner of one of China's biggest manufacturers of silicone dolls. "She can satisfy our heart's most tender dreams and desires."
The sexy sendoffs are popular in rural parts of the country, where a good turnout at a funeral is seen as a sign of good fortune.
We talk to the author of a new book on the epidemic of impotence in China and look at how people's attitudes toward sexuality are changing in the country.
This morning a court ruling prolonged the ban on India's Daughter, a BBC documentary about rape in India. But the longer it lasts, the more people will talk about it.
Giant stadiums, teenage millionaires, super fans, and addiction: Welcome to the world of eSports.
We get a crash course from a professional gaming commentator, take a trip to gaming rehab, and try on character costumes at the HQ of South Korea's best cosplay team.
Colombians are seeking black market sexual stimulants, imported from Asia.
For years, young people from Indonesia to China have been dressing up like Nazis, buying Hitler-adorned merchandise, and embracing "swastikawaii."
A culture of overwork is worrying government officials, who are on the brink of forcing the country's workaholics to chill out before they die from overwork.
One smuggler recently got busted in Hanoi for transporting three tons of illegal felines that were bound for restaurants.
Half the people surveyed by the Japanese Family Planning Association said they hadn't gone to the bone zone in the past month. Some guys claimed that they didn't even masturbate anymore. What's going on?
Hsieh would often disappear for days at a time inside an internet cafe in Kaohsiung, the second-largest city in Taiwan, to binge on computer games. But on January 8, after playing for three days straight, he collapsed and died of a cardiac arrest.
Due to the secrecy that surrounds FGM, the true extent of the practice in Western countries isn't known. We spoke to the director of No FGM Australia, the Human Rights Award–winning charity that works to abolish the practice.
This week, Kenyan lawmakers approve controversial anti-terror legislation, PETA uncovers a shocking dog-skin trade in China, and the US Navy shows off a drone that looks like it belongs in Jaws.
Whenever the world goes to hell in a family-size hand basket, people act surprised that they keep getting surprised.
The anime auteur bridged the gap between adult and kids' cinema without patronizing grown-ups or children.
There's a case to be made for the involvement of Kim Jong-un's troops, given the regime's beef with the new James Franco-Seth Rogen buddy assassination drama The Interview.
To celebrate LGBT lives, we're creating a new photo column called "Being Gay Is Beautiful in..." about how great it is to be queer in cities around the globe.