Image by David Rochkind. Moldova, 2010.
March 16, 2012 /
David Rochkind
Photojournalist David Rochkind moderates discussion on World TB Day.
July 25, 2014 / PRI's The World
Rhitu Chatterjee
Although the school lunch program can foster tolerance, discrimination against lower castes persists in rural India.
July 21, 2014 /
Jon Sawyer
India’s free lunch program, one of the world's largest anti-poverty programs, reaches 120 million children a day. It has improved health, promoted school attendance, and broken down caste barriers.
February 3, 2014 / National Geographic
Amy Toensing, Jessica Benko
Meena was married as a young teenager, kept strictly in the house by her husband, then rejected by his family after he died. Her young daughters are headed toward the same fate.
January 23, 2014 / The Atlantic
Esha Chhabra
The country's milestone offers hope for eradicating the disease and promoting other health efforts
January 16, 2014 / Untold Stories
Sean Gallagher
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 / Schwabische Zeitung
Martina Merten
Heart attacks, diabetes, cancer and depression—diseases once judged to be of affluence—have seen an uptick across the developing world.
January 13, 2014 / The New York Times
Esha Chhabra
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 / AerzteZeitung
Martina Merten
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 / Spiegel Online
Carl Gierstorfer
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.
Unwanted and Unprotected: Widows in India
December 26, 2013
Amy Toensing, Jessica Benko
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 / Untold Stories
Jessica Benko, Amy Toensing
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 / Untold Stories
Varsha Ramakrishnan
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.