The Democratic Republic of Congo has been described as the 'rape capital of the world.' Gynecologist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Denis Mukwege has been fighting for years to help rape survivors. German doctor Gisela Schneider goes to visit him.
The weekly half-hour program delivers in-depth reporting on topical political issues and newsworthy events. Revealing the story behind the stories, "Close up" is informative, gripping and visually powerful.
Nothing works in Somalia. It lacks authorities, public amenities, a banking system, a functioning army and proper law enforcement. Instead, Islamic militias carry out attacks and anarchy dominates life.
The Gadia Lohar were once the respected blacksmiths who forged weapons for India's kings. Despite their former fame, today the nomads are among the poorest of the country's poor and ostracized by much of Indian society.