January 12, 2014 /
More and more people in India are suffering from non-communicable diseases. But either they can't afford a treatment or they are not even aware of their disease.
January 9, 2014 /
In patriarchal India, women confront many issues, including rampant domestic violence, sex-selective abortions and forced marriage. In Dharavi, a Mumbai slum, one woman overcomes these obstacles.
December 26, 2013
When grief is compounded by cruelty: Societies of widows, battling the stigma of exclusion and the lingering damage of war
December 26, 2013 /
Reports describe “pitiable,” “pathetic,” and “humiliating” living conditions of thousands of widows who congregate in holy towns in Uttar Pradesh, but one also finds friendship and humor and loyalty.
December 16, 2013 /
Dowry violence remains a rampant yet under-reported crime in India. These photographs of dowry violence victims capture the anguish, helplessness and desperation felt by these women.
December 14, 2013 /
Chemical and solid waste disposal wreak havoc on the air, water and soil in and around Kolkata, India, a city with a population of more than 14 million, where only 10 percent of waste is recycled.
December 2, 2013 /
Although non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are becoming increasingly prevalent in India, their public health system is not ready to cope.
November 27, 2013 /
Nepalese villagers invoke a UN instrument aimed at protecting the rights of indigenous peoples to defend their way of life along the Koshi River.
November 25, 2013
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) cause 63 percent of all cases of death in the world. In India, heart attacks, diabetes and cancer are increasing within the wealthy and poor communities.
November 25, 2013 /
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Diabetes, cancer and cardio vascular diseases are no longer just problems for western countries. In India they are now the leading cause of every second death.