#North Korea

  • Article: North Korea Declared Itself AIDS-Free. Research Shows HIV Rates Are Actually Rising.
    Health

    North Korea Declared Itself AIDS-Free. Research Shows HIV Rates Are Actually Rising.

    By Daniele Selby|June 28, 2019

    The country has few adequate HIV testing facilities and limited access to antiretroviral drugs. Read more

  • Article: South Korea Gives Major Aid Package to North Korea Amid Hunger Crisis
    Food & Hunger

    South Korea Gives Major Aid Package to North Korea Amid Hunger Crisis

    By Joe McCarthy|June 19, 2019

    In the 1990s, a similar famine killed more than 3 million North Koreans. Read more

  • Article: North Korea Cuts Food Rations to Just 11 Ounces Per Day
    Food & Hunger

    North Korea Cuts Food Rations to Just 11 Ounces Per Day

    By Joe McCarthy|May 3, 2019

    More than 10.1 million people face severe food insecurity. Read more

  • Article: North Korean Women Are Routinely Subjected to Sexual Violence: Report
    Girls & Women

    North Korean Women Are Routinely Subjected to Sexual Violence: Report

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 1, 2018

    Human Rights Watch documented testimonies from 54 women working as merchants who experienced abuse. Read more

  • Article: North and South Korea Vow Peace, Promise Joint Bid to Host Olympics
    Citizenship

    North and South Korea Vow Peace, Promise Joint Bid to Host Olympics

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 19, 2018

    "The era of no war has started.” Read more

  • Article: North Korea and Eritrea Have the Highest Rates of Modern Slavery, Report Says
    Citizenship

    North Korea and Eritrea Have the Highest Rates of Modern Slavery, Report Says

    July 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than 40 million people were enslaved around the world as of 2016. Read more

  • Article: Beyond the Handshake: What Life Is Really Like in North Korea
    Citizenship

    Beyond the Handshake: What Life Is Really Like in North Korea

    By Joe McCarthy|June 12, 2018

    Most North Korean workers earn between $2 and $3 per month. Read more

  • Article: This Anti-Nuclear Group Just Won the Nobel Peace Prize
    Citizenship

    This Anti-Nuclear Group Just Won the Nobel Peace Prize

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Oct. 6, 2017

    And it sends a powerful message. Read more