September 12, 2014 / Untold Stories
Reana Thomas
The residents around Wular Lake are directly affected by the severe environmental changes occurring in Kashmir's water systems and live with less than the basic necessities.
September 10, 2014 / CNN
Decades of sex-selective abortion have created an acute lack of women in certain parts of India. Traffickers capitalize on the shortage by recruiting or kidnapping women to sell as brides.
September 9, 2014 / The New York Review of Books
Richard Bernstein
Among the many recent stories concerning foreigners setting out to fight in Syria, the allegations about the Uighurs arrested in Thailand are the most curious.
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.

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