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March 09, 2017|

India: Toxic Tanneries

India is the world's second largest producer of leather and leather goods—the toxic working conditions and environmental effects are beyond measure.

January 23, 2017|

For Widows, Life After Loss

In some cultures, the death of a husband has meant exile, vulnerability, and abuse. But bereaved women are beginning to fight back.

April 14, 2017

India: Migrating Into Slavery

Yardain Amron

Each winter hundreds of thousands of Indians migrate north to man the world's second largest brick industry. They're promised opportunity, but many are bonded into debt.

March 02, 2017

Urbanization in the Developing World

Daniel Brook

This global reporting project on urbanization in the developing world examines how three major countries—China, India, and Mexico—are dealing with a similar challenge in their own unique ways.

January 31, 2017

Mental Illness and the Global Health Agenda

Joanne Silberner

Mental illnesses take a huge toll on people in low and middle income countries, yet they're virtually ignored by most governments and aid agencies. That's starting to change.

October 14, 2016

Power to the People

Daniel Moore, Michael Henninger

How India is emerging as a proving ground for clean power as the country pledges to electrify rural areas.

July 18, 2016

India's Augean Stables

George Black

Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes on the Herculean task of cleaning up his country’s most sacred river, the Ganges. Can he succeed where all his predecessors have failed?

July 15, 2016

A New Rail Line Across Kashmir

Maddy Crowell, Sara Hylton

India is building the first-ever railway to its "lost valley." What will it mean for Kashmir?

July 03, 2016

Turning a Blind Eye on India's HIV Epidemic

Aditi Kantipuly

More than half of all HIV-positive individuals will experience an eye complication during their lifetime. One such complication is CMV retinitis, which can lead to permanent blindness.

January 12, 2016

The Best Place to Die in India

Ankita Rao, Atish Patel

With an aging population and an ever-increasing burden of chronic disease, a grassroots social movement has revolutionized end-of-life care in the Indian state of Kerala.

November 19, 2015

The Corporate Balkanization of Nation States

Matt Kennard, Claire Provost

Control over its territory has always been considered the fundamental characteristic of the state itself. What happens when historic levels of territory are given over to corporate interests?

November 11, 2015

India's Entrepreneurial Answer to Healthcare

Esha Chhabra

A weak public health system has given rise to market-based approaches in India. A new breed of young tech-savvy entrepreneurs are building businesses to help more Indians have access to healthcare.