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.
July 20, 2014 / PRI's The World
Rhitu Chatterjee
The third and final broadcast in PRI's The World series on India’s Midday Meal, the program that feeds 120 million poor and malnourished children.
July 18, 2014 / Ozymandias
Michael Edison Hayden, Sami Siva
Government recognition of transgender women in India could bring game-changing employment quotas for this oppressed minority.
July 18, 2014 / PRI's The World
Rhitu Chatterjee
In India, education and the free school-lunch program help foster an environment of tolerance.
July 18, 2014 / PRI's The World
Rhitu Chatterjee
On July 16, 2013, the death by pesticide of 23 Indian schoolchildren exposed the tragic shortcomings of India's program of free school lunches. No one disputes that the program itself is essential.
Image by Rhitu Chatterjee. India, 2014.
July 18, 2014
Rhitu Chatterjee
India’s Midday Meal program feeds 120 million poor and malnourished children. Despite rampant mismanagement, corruption and inefficiencies, it benefits some of the country’s poorest communities.
July 15, 2014 / Untold Stories
David Rochkind
When it comes to treating TB in Vietnam, it does not much good to only meet the funding gaps halfway.
July 14, 2014
Jon Sawyer
This week: Staggering levels of soil pollution in China linked to heavy-metal contamination of rivers, cadmium-related deaths, and new cancer "hot spots." Cleaning up the mess will cost trillions.
July 14, 2014 / Yale Environment 360
He Guangwei
Chinese officials are only starting to come to grips with the severity and extent of the soil pollution that has contaminated vast areas of the nation’s farm fields. Part 3 in He Guangwei's series.
July 10, 2014 / Yale Environment 360
He Guangwei
Toxic pollution from Hunan’s mines and heavy metal plants has contaminated large tracts of its once-fertile farmland and put China's staple food supply at risk.
July 9, 2014 / Rappler
Ana P. Santos
OFW or Overseas Filipino Worker used to refer only to male labor migrants. With more and more women leaving the country to work abroad, OFW now also means Overseas Filipino Women.
July 6, 2014 / Rappler
Ana P. Santos
A look at the Philippines' migrant history goes back to the 16th century when Filipino men working in the Spanish galleons jumped ship — literally — and settled in foreign lands.
July 6, 2014 / Rappler
Ana P. Santos
Just about every Filipino has a family member who is an OFW—an Overseas Filipino Worker.

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