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World in Progress: Work, work, work

December 18, 2019

As today's fast-paced world spins faster and faster, the pressure is taking a toll on people's mental health. In South Korea, societal expectations have pressured employees into coming along to office outings they'd rather not take part in. Young Nigerian women have been forced into prostitution after being promised lucrative jobs in Europe.


If you suffer from emotional strain or suicidal thoughts, please seek professional help. You can find information on where to find help, no matter where you live in the world, at www.befrienders.org

Sarah Steffen Sarah works as radio host and producer, reporter and editor.