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Sakshi Satpathy at the U.N.'s headquarters in March. On Thursday, she received an award from the Girl Scouts at the U.N. for her work to fight child marriage and human trafficking. Courtesy of Sakshi Satpathy hide caption

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A 12-year-old Iranian refugee girl, who had tried to set herself on fire with petrol, rests in a bed in Nauru, where nearly 1,000 refugees and asylum seekers have been sent by the government of Australia. Mike Leyral/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Surgeons perform a cesarean section. A new report raises concerns about rising rates of this procedure around the world, from Brazil to China. Getty Images hide caption

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Vera Rahayu Putri and her husband Faizal, who goes by one name, survey earthquake damage in their Palu neighborhood of Petobo, now covered by mudslides. Putri€'s 9-year-old son, Raldi, is among thousands of children who are unaccounted for. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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Parents Search For Lost Children After Indonesia's Disaster

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Education activist Angeline Murimirwa was given the "Diamond Ball Honors Award" by Rihanna's Clara Lionel Foundation. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images hide caption

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Juan Pablo Romero (right), founder and director of Los Patojos, talks with current student Christopher Alvarado, who participates in the construction and maintenance of the new campus during the mornings in Jocotenango, Guatemala. James Rodriguez for NPR hide caption

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Seeds Of Maya Genius Grow In A New Kind Of School

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The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Nadia Murad (pictured) and Dr. Denis Mukwege, a gynecologist from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, for their efforts to combat wartime sexual assault. Ronald Zak/AP hide caption

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A team of medical workers don protective equipment before entering an Ebola Treatment Center in Beni, the epicenter of the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. John Wessels/Getty Images hide caption

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How Worried Should We Be About Ebola In Congo?

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Dr. Denis Mukwege, a gynecologist in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, treats victims of rape, tending to their physical and emotional needs. The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Mukwege and to Nadia Murad for their efforts to combat wartime sexual assault. Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Gregg Gonsalves, a global health advocate, is one of this year's MacArthur "genius grant" winners. Stan Godlewski/John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation hide caption

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A Global Health Evangelist Is Shocked To Hear He's A 'Genius'

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First lady Melania Trump on her visit to Italy in 2017. This week she is taking her first solo trip as first lady, visiting four African countries over five days. Silvia Lore/NurPhoto/Getty Images hide caption

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