Deadly Mine Fire in Turkey Leads Discussion on The World for 5-14
A deadly fire at a mine in Turkey has us asking questions about mine safety around the world. Why do mining fires and accidents still happen in the 21st century? What more could be done to prevent them?
And while we're asking tough questions, why are C-section rates so high in Brazil? As part of our "Ninth Month" series on pregnancy and childbirth we're exploring global C-section rates and the factors that influence them.
Plus Pakistani author Bina Shah chafes against her country's double standard for men and women when it comes to sexuality. But she's hopeful about the future.
And the inimitable Alina Simone has the tale of an American who's become obsessed with his Ukrainian identity, even though he has almost no Ukrainian ancestors.