September 30, 2016 / Vox
Ako Salemi, Yochi Dreazen
One of Iran's best known lakes is disappearing. These photos show what's left behind as the waters recede.
Violet Banda found out she was HIV positive at age 14 when living with her aunt.
September 29, 2016 / Global Health NOW
Jennifer Stephens
As the world sprints to end AIDS, young people born with HIV but never told of their condition by their guardians are coming to terms with their disease—and living fulfilling lives.
Dhurba B.K. attends a gathering of Nepalese migrant workers in Doha, Qatar. B.K. is one of about 400,000 Nepalese workers there, many of whom struggled with whether to stay after an April 2015 earthquake damaged huge portions of Nepal. Image by Shilu Manandar. Qatar, 2016.
September 29, 2016 / Global Press Journal
Yam Kumari Kandel, Shilu Manandhar
For the millions of Nepalese migrant workers abroad, the 2015 earthquake in Nepal presented a dilemma: Return home to be with family or continue working to support their family.
Tirtha Raj Tamang, a Nepalese migrant worker, says he was exploited by a Nepalese company that sent him to work in Qatar. He was photographed in Doha, Qatar's capital city. Image by Shilu Manandhar. Qatar, 2016.
September 29, 2016 / Global Press Journal
Shilu Manandhar, Yam Kumari Kandel
Many of the Nepalese migrants who seek work abroad are exploited by the Nepalese agencies that help them get there. One man, who went to Qatar for a job, was trapped there even after he asked to...
Lozan B.K., 9, holds a digitally-altered photo of her family. Her father, Giri Prasad B.K., who was added to the photo, went to Qatar as a migrant worker before Lozan was born. He was injured there in a road accident and has been in a vegetative state since 2011. Image by Yam  Kumari Kandel. 2016.
September 29, 2016 / Global Press Journal
Yam Kumari Kandel, Shilu Manandhar
When Nepalese migrant workers are seriously injured while working in Qatar there are no mechanisms that allow for them to return to Nepal. More than a dozen Nepalese workers are comatose or in a...
September 29, 2016 / Global Press Journal
Shilu Manandhar, Yam Kumari Kandel
Twenty Nepalese men who had come to Qatar for work were suddenly stranded in the desert, unable to speak Arabic and even denied access to their passports.
Many young Kashmiris are subscribing to the Salafist strain of Islam, a stricter and more puritanical faith than the mystical Sufism that is indigenous to the region. Image by Tariq Mir. Kashmir, 2011.
September 28, 2016 / Boston Review
Tariq Mir
In the name of fighting radical Islam, Indian troops have gone to war with civilian protests in Kashmir.
September 27, 2016 / Untold Stories
Nikita Sampath
Growing sea levels and intense cyclones have turned the drinking water saline in coastal Bangladesh. The villagers cope the best they can.
September 27, 2016
Tom Hundley
Bolivia’s unconventional win in the drug war, Syrian’s mistrust of technology, and the arbitrary border of Azerbaijan.
symbol of health
September 27, 2016 / Untold Stories
Dillon DeWitt
For one elder on the remote St. Theresa Point reserve, reclaiming a traditional identity has required time and willingness to accept that not all of his early upbringing was as it seemed.
Au pair Lucila Espinosa Milay checks her receipt as she walks through a row of money transfer businesses after wiring part of her paycheck to siblings back in the Philippines, at Central Station in Copenhagen, Denmark, May 21, 2016. Milay pays the school fees for several of her eight siblings back home, sending money every 15 days. Remittances are a huge economic driver in the Philippines. Image by Allison Shelley. Philippines, 2016.
September 23, 2016 / Thomson Reuters Foundation
Ana P. Santos
On paper, the au pair program is a cultural exchange program. But for many people, the motivations are economic relief rather than cultural immersion.
Migrants at Wien Westbahnhof railway station on their way to Germany. Image by Bwag courtesy Wikimedia Commons.  Austria, 2015.
September 23, 2016 / Latterly
Laura Kasinof
Being a refugee in Europe means joy, anxiety and enduring nasty looks from the locals.
September 23, 2016 / PRI's The World
Jeanne Carstensen
A detention center established by the EU to process refugees arriving in Europe was destroyed in a recent fire.

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