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Women in India Face Family Burdens

In India's male-dominated society, women are often expected to support their families. Those who shoulder this responsibility face challenges while taking advantage of various opportunities.

World Faces Global Sand Shortage

Sand is the key ingredient that makes modern life possible. And we are starting to run out. Vince Beiser talks about the crisis with Morning Edition's David Greene.   

"I Want to Quit ISIS"

It's no secret that ISIS uses slick video to attract and inspire a young generation of terrorists, but a comedy troupe in India hopes to change that by lampooning the group in viral videos.

India: Laughing at ISIS to Defeat Them

It's no secret that ISIS uses slick video to attract and inspire a young generation of terrorists, but a comedy troupe in India hopes to change that by lampooning the group in viral videos.

India: Toiling for a Toilet

A sanitation scheme has deepened rural indebtedness and perpetuated migratory labor. Yardain Amron reports on the race to make every open village defecation-free by 2019.

August 03, 2017

Women and Opportunity in Southern India

Praveena Somasundaram

Praveena Somasundaram from Guilford College traveled to southern India to report on gender inequality in education and the difficulties and opportunities women face in the workplace in both urban and rural areas.

July 21, 2017

Laughing at ISIS

Wes Bruer

If you are scared of terrorists, they relish that. If you express hatred towards them, they feed off of that. But if you laugh at them, they don't know how to react.

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.

Meet the Journalist: Negar Azimi

As new museums and universities are erected in the Gulf, Negar Azimi reports on the complexities surrounding the use of low-wage migrant labor, with a focus on a group of artist-activists.

Telling Science Stories: Data Visualization

This lesson shows students how journalists use data visualization to effectively communicate scientific issues—and directs students to create their own projects using the mapping platform CartoDB.

Is There Really Religious Conflict?

This lesson challenges students to take a position related to what is causing or fueling conflicts that could be labeled religious. Students create an argumentative research paper and presentation.

To End AIDS: Addressing Community Needs

Students develop solutions for challenges in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Students will conduct in-depth research on their issues, create proposals, and present them.

A Right to Water for Everyone?

This is a multi-week unit on water rights and access. Students examine the causes of water shortages across the globe and explore solutions to ensure that all people have access to clean, safe...

Lesson Plan: The World's Disappearing Sand

Students analyze how an author structures and supports a story about disappearing sand reserves, then create visual campaigns that increase awareness about sand depletion.

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