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Facing the future bravely - together

INDIA • Sheroes Hangout, with its tasteful decor and lively graffiti, is tucked away between some nondescript eateries, across from a five-star luxury hotel.

For the legacy of a lasting peace in Colombia

BOGOTA - They look like any other children - caught in the spell of toys, games and dappled sunlight.

These city buses are now showers for the homeless

SAN FRANCISCO - Go up this bus, and grab a ... shower stall. 

SOLUTIONS FOR CHILDREN

Cooking their way to independence

SOUTH KOREA • Ms Jihey Lee was a successful marketer at an IT company when she decided to give it all up in 2008 and set up a social enterprise helping marginalised women.

How sweet it is to bee sustainable

ALGERIA • Though Ms Messad Djoudi's father is a beekeeper, she never took an interest in what he did.

Girls in tune: A concerted pitch to fulfil childhood dreams

AFGHANISTAN • After nearly three decades in which it stayed shut because of the Taleban's ban on music, the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (Anim) re-opened in 2010, keen to rekindle a musical teaching tradition.

SOLUTIONS FOR WOMEN

Cooking their way to independence

SOUTH KOREA • Ms Jihey Lee was a successful marketer at an IT company when she decided to give it all up in 2008 and set up a social enterprise helping marginalised women.

How sweet it is to bee sustainable

ALGERIA • Though Ms Messad Djoudi's father is a beekeeper, she never took an interest in what he did.

Girls in tune: A concerted pitch to fulfil childhood dreams

AFGHANISTAN • After nearly three decades in which it stayed shut because of the Taleban's ban on music, the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (Anim) re-opened in 2010, keen to rekindle a musical teaching tradition.

SOLUTIONS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

Cooking their way to independence

SOUTH KOREA • Ms Jihey Lee was a successful marketer at an IT company when she decided to give it all up in 2008 and set up a social enterprise helping marginalised women.

How sweet it is to bee sustainable

ALGERIA • Though Ms Messad Djoudi's father is a beekeeper, she never took an interest in what he did.

Girls in tune: A concerted pitch to fulfil childhood dreams

AFGHANISTAN • After nearly three decades in which it stayed shut because of the Taleban's ban on music, the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (Anim) re-opened in 2010, keen to rekindle a musical teaching tradition.

EMPOWERING THE POOR

Cooking their way to independence

SOUTH KOREA • Ms Jihey Lee was a successful marketer at an IT company when she decided to give it all up in 2008 and set up a social enterprise helping marginalised women.

How sweet it is to bee sustainable

ALGERIA • Though Ms Messad Djoudi's father is a beekeeper, she never took an interest in what he did.

Girls in tune: A concerted pitch to fulfil childhood dreams

AFGHANISTAN • After nearly three decades in which it stayed shut because of the Taleban's ban on music, the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (Anim) re-opened in 2010, keen to rekindle a musical teaching tradition.

EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES

Cooking their way to independence

SOUTH KOREA • Ms Jihey Lee was a successful marketer at an IT company when she decided to give it all up in 2008 and set up a social enterprise helping marginalised women.

How sweet it is to bee sustainable

ALGERIA • Though Ms Messad Djoudi's father is a beekeeper, she never took an interest in what he did.

Girls in tune: A concerted pitch to fulfil childhood dreams

AFGHANISTAN • After nearly three decades in which it stayed shut because of the Taleban's ban on music, the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (Anim) re-opened in 2010, keen to rekindle a musical teaching tradition.

EMPOWERING OUR PLANET

Cooking their way to independence

SOUTH KOREA • Ms Jihey Lee was a successful marketer at an IT company when she decided to give it all up in 2008 and set up a social enterprise helping marginalised women.

How sweet it is to bee sustainable

ALGERIA • Though Ms Messad Djoudi's father is a beekeeper, she never took an interest in what he did.

Girls in tune: A concerted pitch to fulfil childhood dreams

AFGHANISTAN • After nearly three decades in which it stayed shut because of the Taleban's ban on music, the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (Anim) re-opened in 2010, keen to rekindle a musical teaching tradition.

MORE STORIES

Ms Jessi Baker founded Provenance, a platform that uses blockchain technology to inform consumers about how their products are sourced.
Tracking the Provenance of that bag, or your tuna

BRITAIN • Ms Jessi Baker, the founder of blockchain technology platform Provenance, envisions a future where all physical products have digital histories, allowing people to trace and verify products' origins, attributes and ownership.

From leftovers to delicious dishes

BRAZIL • "I used to be horribly fussy about food," admitted Ms Regina Tchelly, a 35-year-old cook and entrepreneur from Morro da Babilonia, Rio de Janeiro. "I wouldn't go near anything that was wholegrain."