What is life like when having your period puts your health at risk and means you are shunned by society? Rose George reports from Nepal and Bangladesh on menstrual taboos.
Healthcare in Australia’s Aboriginal communities is hindered by a long history of racial discord between very different cultures. Georgina Kenyon discovers the story of one young woman who died in the 1980s, and asks whether anything has changed since.
In Canada, wheelchair basketball brings people together regardless of their abilities. Lesley Evans Ogden asks whether this kind of integration could help dispel stigma, discrimination and misconceptions about disability more widely.
In times of economic trouble, governments can choose to cut public services to save money. But at what cost? Mary O’Hara meets those on the sharp end of austerity in the UK to find out what it means for mental health.
Marian Partington is working to forgive Rosemary West – one of her sister’s killers – because she thinks the only way to break the cycle of female violence is to understand it. Katharine Quarmby reports.
Mary O’Hara meets the performers and researchers who say that comedy can change how we think and even how we act.
How discovering an equation for altruism cost George Price everything.
How can sanitary pads be made more widely available in low-income countries?
The Royal Flying Doctor Service is trying new ways to improve healthcare in Aboriginal communities.
A few of the kids at a school in Montréal are different: they’re able-bodied.
Does eating in the dark help you to understand visual impairment better?
Freedom and fun at a dance class for all abilities.
Exploring the challenges women in prison face, and moves to reduce the number jailed.
Meet the women and girls affected by menstrual taboos.