Climate change is forcing people in rural Indonesia to move abroad to Malaysia, a top destination for Indonesian migrant workers. However, global warming is causing another problem for Indonesia — human trafficking.
They’ve spent decades developing methods with Indian users in mind—but their work could help people around the world.
For decades, the Indian government has failed to prioritize individual well-being when it comes to family planning. Now advocates are helping couples take control of their contraceptive futures.
In the 1970s, the Indian government was under international pressure to control its population—and took drastic action
A rural school for girls in India demonstrates how adding women’s rights education to the academic curriculum can help bring about systemic gender equality in traditional, patriarchal communities.
In 2000, Pardada Pardadi opened a school for poor girls in rural Uttar Pradesh, India's largest state and one of the most patriarchal. Only 45 girls enrolled—but it was enough to start a revolution.
The former head of Ghana’s visa fraud unit tells the story about the time someone tried to rent his passport. He didn’t realize he was witnessing the beginnings of a rise in identity fraud.
Joseph Kony has slipped away, and now the West is packing up its six-shooters. Were they just playing cowboys and Indians?
The Egyptian real estate boom was driven by currency considerations. With the government investing heavily in new real estate, what does a floated currency mean for the industry?
India’s Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropics Act has built a difficult obstacle course for health workers and patients trying to access morphine.
Having lost its oil, Sudan is pinning its economic hopes on gold. But the slave-like conditions in which the miners work, and continuing US sanctions will likely keep Western investors away for now.
At the end of 2014, Ekaterine Zguladze was assigned a task many had thought unrealistic: Implement police reforms in Ukraine, where citizens have associated the militsiya with corruption.