Human rights groups are warning of the terrible conditions faced by migrant workers across the Middle East.
Millions of women from countries such as the Phillippines and Indonesia head abroad to work as maids. But because they have little if any legal protection, many are tortured and abused at the hands of their employers.
In Lebanon, according to Human Rights Watch, one domestic worker a week attempts suicide. Zeina Awad reports from Beirut.
Bags of charcoal stacked along roadsides across Mozambique are a common sight. Charcoal is popular because it is cheap, easy to transport and burns longer than wood.
And charcoal-making is a thriving industry that supports many poor families across the country. But the growing demand for charcoal is damaging forests, as Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports from the village of Chokwe.