Commercial surrogacy was banned in Cambodia in 2016 but high demand from wealthy Chinese people pushes the practice into illegal markets. In efforts to disband illicit agencies, Cambodian police are arresting the surrogates themselves—mainly low-income women unaware of the…
Mining for Gold, Finding Malaria
December 6, 2018
Illegal mining and malaria have made themselves at home in El Callao, Venezuela’s booming gold capital.
A Vicious Cycle
November 28, 2018
Pakistan is estimated to have one of the highest abortion rates in the world, with millions of women seeking the procedure each year. But abortion is illegal under most circumstances, and back alley procedures are the norm, writes Diaa Hadid.