July 24, 2014 /
Amelia Warshaw, Jennifer Koons
A worldwide vigil for the Nigerian students abducted by Boko Haram draws attention to a major global issue: the education of girls.
July 25, 2014 /
Lauren Shepherd, He Guangwei
He Guangwei's series on soil pollution in China has been re-posted on news sites across the globe.
July 23, 2014 / The New York Review of Books
Richard Bernstein
Thailand is being ruled by a military junta for the 19th time since 1932, but this time some Thais may not meekly go along; Bangkok's motorcycle taxi drivers show why.
Image by Ekkasit Chaingam. Thailand, 2014.
July 23, 2014
Richard Bernstein
Thailand is the land of smiles, free elections, and military coups. Why have its efforts at electoral democracy always failed, and can they ever succeed?
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.

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