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One girl's journey to find her biological parents becomes life changing after the culture shock she endured while in China.

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In the article found on BBC News, entitled ''Reforming China's gulags'' written by Damian Grammaticas, we learn about the China's re-education camps, which were initially put in place in 1950. These camps are like prison, but to go through your ‘’sentence’’ you must do labor. There are many guards that are constantly watching over you, and walls and watchtowers are surrounding the place.

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In this article of BBC news published on November 12th, 2013 is about clashes between the citizens of Phnom Penh in Cambodia and riot police.  In fact, the workers were demanding better pay and working conditions, they worked at risk because of the violent demonstrations in the factories. Also, the economy of the country is composed of 80%, thank to the factory like those that produced clothes for H&M and Gap.

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College drinking is a serious problem and is caused by many problems, it leads to excessive drinking and kills many students around the nation every year because of alcohol poisoning.

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In purpose of this article is to bring attention to UNICEF wanting to end female genital mutilation. Female genital mutilation is a ritual of cutting girls’ genitals. This ritual is practice by some African, Middle Eastern and Asian communities (BBC New Africa, 2013). One of the main points and certainly needed when trying to understand these communities is the reason behind the ritual. These communities practice FGM with the belief that it protects women’s virginity and woman marriageable (BBC New Africa, 2013).

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The article of BBC news posted on October 3rd, 2013 is abut the unsafely conditions of work of the citizens living in Bangladesh. In fact, many reports had been done about many fires that happened inmany factories. The last occurred in a clothing factory; only nine bodies on 1000 have been found and recognized. Last November, 112 workers were killed in a fire; 2,500 people were injured in another catastrophe in the Ashulia. The principal cause of these terrible situations is the lack of safety machines that is used in these factories, and had been standardized very poor.

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Teenage pregnancy numbers are way too high!

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In an article from the New York Times published on the 24th of september, Jeffrey D. Sachs is discusing a social issue in Africa.

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The article posted on BBC news on October 17th, 2013 and wrote by Nina Lakhani, is about the injustice against women who are pregnant and lose their baby. This issue occurs in El Salvador; one of the five countries who do not tolerated abortion (Nicaragua, Chile, Honduras and Dominican Republic) and had the toughest law anti-abortion in the world. In this country, if a woman loses her baby even if she does not want to, she is accused to have do violence against a child and had committed a murder. Also, she has to do ten to forty years in jail because of her miscarrying.

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Researchers at the University of Massachusetts discovered that when young adults are given tobacco paraphernalia they are three times more likely to at least try cigarettes. Also adults have a huge influence on their children. It is a proven fact that 75% of children live in a house hold where their parents smoke. So if parents don’t want their child to ever smoke then they have to quit themselves.

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In the article Gays in Russia Find No Haven, Despite Support From The West (http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/12/world/europe/gays-in-russia-find-no-haven-despite-support-from-the-west.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0) written by David M. Herszenhorn, homosexuality is not only against the law in Russia, but has Russians getting harassed and abused publically.

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“A Tale of Two Russians” is an article published first in November 28th, 2012; but it does not stop to be updated because the problem is still relevant. In fact, Russia lives it for less than a year; it is about a generation that is divided because of the economy of the country. In the last ten years, more than 2.5 million people had left Russia.

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