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World in Progress: Work — and no play?

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.

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