In Myanmar, a Nonprofit Icon Enjoyed Foreign Funding Despite Allegations of Sexual Abuse

The alleged failure by the US embassy and a UN agency to prevent abuses reflects systemic gaps in safeguarding mechanisms, that are common within local nonprofits in the developing world.


This Queer Journalist Wants to Unite Human Rights Defenders

After facing deportation from Russia to Uzbekistan, where homosexuality is illegal, Ali Feruz set up a new media network to support journalists covering LGBTQ issues in post-Soviet states.


Greece's Anarchists Are Taking Better Care of Refugees Than the Government

Greece has been at the crossroads of irregular immigration for more than a decade, especially since the influx of refugees from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in the early 2000s.


Inside One of Palestine's First Skate Camps

VICE caught up with the camp's founders, including pro skater Kenny Reed, to talk about their goal of fostering Palestine's budding skate scene.


The Mexican NGO Getting Sharks and Fishermen to Work Together

Pelagic Life is working to reveal the harm shark fishing does to both the ecosystem and the fishing economy of San Carlos. They want to keep the sharks in the water – and bring the tourists in to see them.


Libby Powell Helps People Tell the Stories That Aren't Being Told

Libby is the founder of On Our Radar, a platform that allows isolated communities to share their experiences with the world.


Crossing Borders with the Austrian Activists Helping Refugees in Hungary

This weekend, Austrian activists organised a convoy to deliver aid to refugees in desperate need in Hungary.


Photographing Fiji’s Sinking Island Communities

Climate change is literally washing low-lying seaside villages away.


A Rural Cambodian Village Has Been Hit by a Massive HIV Outbreak

Local authorities in Roka, where 233 people have recently tested positive for HIV, blame an unlicensed doctor who may have spread the disease by using dirty needles.


These Volunteers Give Handjobs to the Severely Disabled

The Taiwanese NGO Hand Angel aims to raise awareness of the fact that disabled people are often depicted as completely desexualised, despite the fact they have exactly the same desires as anyone else.


Photographing the Young Warriors of Smokey Mountain

Manu Mart documents child labourers in a Filipino charcoal slum.


Communities Full of Land Mines Are Rejecting Land-Mine Removal

Eliminating things that explode people indiscriminately should be uncontroversial.