January 23, 2014 /
The country's milestone offers hope for eradicating the disease and promoting other health efforts
January 16, 2014 /
Every year, 50 million tons of electronic waste are produced globally. Much of the refuse finds its way to countries like India, where toxic accumulation in water and soil loom large.
January 13, 2014 /
Heart attacks, diabetes, cancer and depression—diseases once judged to be of affluence—have seen an uptick across the developing world.
January 13, 2014 /
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India is about to complete three years without a single new polio case. Esha Chhabra interviews Deepak Kapur, who has been at the helm of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative Campaign since 2002.
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
Widows in India are shunned as bad luck and can lose their status and ability to support themselves. Young widows with children are especially vulnerable to violence and sexual exploitation.
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.