Children who live amid domestic abuse are at serious risk of long-term physical and mental health problems. It's imperative we start to look deeply at these long-term effects because violence is passed down from generation to generation. A close-up investigation from Romania.
Gold medals, records, fame and other stories from the summer of a teenager who became the fastest swimmer of all time.
We are going through a crisis, by far the most complex we've ever been through. This summer we're downsizing our team and activity to be able to tell the stories we plan to tell by the end of the year.
In the pool, the 17-year-old athlete is a phenomenon. On the sidelines, he had the right people who knew how to nurture his talent and encouraged his personality instead of molding him to fit a template.
What the medical birth system in Romania looks like, criticized by mothers, doctors, and midwives alike, without any of them listening to one another.
Lica and Zamfirică were married for over 50 years. They raised a family, built a home, and had a good life. Then the pandemic took him.
When the state, doctors and patients are after each other’s mistakes, everybody loses.
Until I was 25 years old, I was convinced that I’m just a label of my ethnicity and that my world was predestined to remain between 4 walls of dirty glass. Then I left.
Conditions for Romanians at meat factories in Germany were bad before COVID-19 infected thousands at these sites. But could the shattering impact of the pandemic improve their working environment?
Welcome to the Romanian region that expects its residents to live and work abroad.
Romanian union leaders are defending key workers from wage cuts in industries under threat from outbreaks of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom.
If you can’t even trust your own family to raise you in safety, how can you believe in anything? How do you live your life?
The flip side of medals: The line between tough coaching and abuse was blurred in Romanian gymnastics
For over 40 years, during the golden age of Romanian gymnastics, we celebrated the medals won by child-gymnasts and looked away from their pain, fears and sufferings. What if we listened to them more carefully?
To heal on a societal level is to recognize and repent, so that we can begin to imagine a future in which no one has to feel the painful effects of racism.
“Until we are able to gas them like the Nazis, the Roma will infect the nation:” Roma and the ethnicization of COVID-19 in Romania
Amid fears of the global spread of COVID-19, Romanian society fails to keep racism towards Roma at bay.
In Sibiu, a team of foreign doctors repairs children’s hearts thanks to donors, as the state fails to protect its most vulnerable citizens.
Although for 20 years now we’ve been trying to help women in Romania feel safer, being a victim is still more shameful than being an aggressor. This has to change.