April 18, 2014 / The Washington Post
Jason Motlagh
A year after the collapse of the Rana Plaza complex, safety measures and working conditions for garment factory workers have gotten better, but there is still a long way to go.
April 18, 2014 / Bloomberg Businessweek
Sean Gallagher
Sean Gallagher documents the lives of India's growing army of e-waste workers and the impact the industry is having on their health and local environment.
April 18, 2014 / Virginia Quarterly Review
Jason Motlagh
In Bangladesh, one year after the worst accident in the history of the garment industry, recovery remains a fragile process, justice seems elusive, and reform has a long way to go.
Image by Sami Siva. India, 2014.
March 31, 2014
Michael Edison Hayden, Sami Siva
Doctors have demanded fixes to India's public hospitals for years, but have been stifled by mismanagement.
March 28, 2014 / The Atlantic
Jeffrey E. Stern
What does an airport say about a country? More than you might think.
March 27, 2014 / The New Republic
Jeffrey E. Stern
The former Johns Hopkins professor could be Afghanistan's next president. And he's willing to do whatever it takes—including selecting a brutal warlord as a running mate.
March 27, 2014 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
Thousands of Nepalis leave behind their families to find better-paying jobs in Gulf countries. While some workers have found success abroad, others have only suffered immense pain.
March 26, 2014 / Harper's Magazine
Matthieu Aikins
Pulitzer Center grantee Matthieu Aikins' interview with author Omar Shahid Hamid on The Prisoner and gangs in Pakistan.
March 26, 2014 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
A growing number of Nepali young men and women are leaving their homes in hopes of finding better jobs.
March 25, 2014 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
Shanti Maya Dong was adamant about leaving her village in Nepal with the hope of earning more money working in Kuwait as a housekeeper, but her story soon turned tragic.
March 24, 2014 / Dawn.com
Matthieu Aikins
In Pakistan, the mask of ethnic and religious hatred hides the true gears of power.
Image by Matthieu Aikins. Pakistan, 2014.
March 24, 2014
Matthieu Aikins
Karachi is the world’s most violent city, with about 2,000 murders in 2013 as a result of its virulent gang politics. The city’s gangsters are openly linked to Pakistan’s national parties.
March 24, 2014 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
Nepali massive outflow of migrant workers symbolizes the gains and risks of a globalized work force.

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