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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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