Connect the World takes viewers on a journey across continents, beyond headlines and into histories of the stories that are changing our world.
Freedom fighter, prisoner, moral compass and South Africa's symbol of the struggle against racial oppression.
Screenwriter Bill Nicholson tells Becky about the difficulties of putting together the life of a legend in the Nelson Mandela film 'Long Walk to Freedom'.
The colorful, busy streets of New Delhi, India's capital are a mixture of old and new. Some people have modern attitudes, while others remain rooted in ancient values.
A 23-year-old female medical student from Ballia, in India's Uttar Pradesh State, had set out to change that. She had plans to give free medical care to the needy, to provide for her family, and to change those perceptions that a woman can't dream big in a traditionally male-dominated society.
She was the bridge between India, old and new.
But what happened to her on December 16, 2012 would be the country's tipping point - a rape that shook the nation.
Her parents share the story of the attack on their daughter one year on and the public outrage that followed.
Some cry tears of joy as a temporary truce is called between Thai protesters and police.
There have been positive reactions across Thailand as police are applauding protesters and are overcome with their emotions.
At the government building whistles and flags were placed as protesters were allowed in the compound.
Paula Hancocks reports on this remarkable, if temporary, peace pact.
Three men were convicted and sentenced for an acid attack on the Bolshoi Ballet's artistic director, Sergei Filin.
Filin underwent 23 different surgeries for his eyes after the attack and says he is unable to see his children.
Yuri Zarutsky has been given 10 years imprisonment for his actions and his driver was given 4 years.
Atika Shubert reports from Moscow.
In Syria, one of the major concerns is access to healthcare and aid coming in.
It can be difficult to cope with limited access to equipment to treat a large number of patients coming in, some with severe wounds and burns.
President of MSF, Dr. Joanne Liu, just returned from a humanitarian effort in Syria and describes the ground situation and explains what they do to help and what needs to be done to improve the situation.