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Bhutan boasts an unusual measure of national wellbeing: Gross National Happiness. The concept derives from Buddhist economics, which its architects say holds "no place for human greed."
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As Cameroon moves to end child labor, many young girls who used to work as nannies now go to school. Lacking affordable childcare, working mothers must take their babies along to work.
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The archbishop of Douala, Cameroon, took to the pulpit to denounce priests who compel donations from their congregations in order to live more comfortable lifestyles.
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A two-year investigation reveals Zambia's gay and lesbian community operating in total secrecy out of fear of imprisonment. And the community is getting support from Christian pastors.
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Dispensing with the “wrong side of history,” the Birmingham News forgoes traditional standards of journalism in covering the gay-marriage debates in an Episcopal diocese in Alabama.
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Now that a German ethics panel has recommended scrapping the country's incest laws, those seeking Eros may look in a place religion and culture once considered detestable.
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President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has launched a renewed campaign vowing to protect families, communities, and the entire country against the plague of Ebola.
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While Kashmiris afflicted with depression have the option of seeking faith healers or mental health professionals, the stigma of mental illness deters many from getting psychiatric help.
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Religious leaders are now giving medical advice to the public to prevent further spreading of Ebola in Sierra Leone.
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The Ebola epidemic has produced mixed bag of reporting from the Western press. The theme and tone of stories printed by The New York Times, for example, is American, secular, and condescending.
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