August 21, 2015 /
The Indian government's push to improve sanitation is ambitious and well-intentioned, but does little to help the most marginalized groups in Indian society.
August 21, 2015
Six hundred million Indians defecate outside every day. What does this mean for Indian society and what will it take to change this practice?
August 19, 2015 /
On NPR's The Takeaway, John Hockenberry talks to Retro Report producer Kit Roane about "Population Bomb."
August 4, 2015
Nell Freudenberger reports from Mumbai about the dwindling population of the Parsis in India.
July 28, 2015
Mathilde Dratwa discusses what attracted her to Rhitu Chatterjee’s reporting on India’s school lunch program and describes the challenges of honoring nuanced reporting in short animations.
July 27, 2015
Mumbai's Parsi sect, which adheres strictly to the Zoroastrian faith, confronts dwindling numbers and possible extinction.
July 22, 2015 /
PRI's The World
Months after a cyclone thrashed a city in southeast India, those in the slums still struggle to pay off loans taken out to pay for repairs.
July 21, 2015 /
When Zoroastrian priest Khushroo Madon stirred controversy in his Mumbai community by performing interfaith marriages, his son became chief priest. Now the son must find a suitable bride.
July 20, 2015 /
A colorful animation explores the impact of India's school lunch program on student attendance and employment for women.
July 14, 2015 /
In the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, schoolchildren do not get meat or eggs in government-provided school lunches. Jainists are vegetarians, but many Indians (especially the poor) would prefer meat...