July 31, 2014 / Al Jazeera America
Sami Siva, Michael Edison Hayden
Sami Siva captures an intimate view of daily life of transgender women in Tamil Nadu.
July 31, 2014 / Untold Stories
Kalyanee Mam
Buddhist monks in Cambodia are leading a protest to save the environment.
July 30, 2014 / The Guardian | Global Development
Jessica Hatcher
Prolonged dry spells push pastoralists to the brink of starvation as food prices soar and cattle raids spiral out of control.
July 28, 2014 / Untold Stories
Joshua Hammer
Ali Farka Touré and other Malian artists drew inspiration from the Niger, a sinuous waterway that has supported life for thousands of years. Now that Al Qaeda is gone, the music has returned.
July 24, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Koons
Victims of domestic violence, mental and physical abuse, and child marriage have a sanctuary in the only shelter of its kind in Niger, a country of 17 million.
July 23, 2014 / Untold Stories
Joshua Hammer
A journey by road, ferry, and military plane across northern Mali reveals the scars of the jihadist occupation—and signs of a still-smoldering conflict.
July 18, 2014 / SciDev.Net
Meera Senthilingam
South Africa faces an increasing battle against drug-resistant tuberculosis and reducing transmission is becoming a key component of disease control. This slideshow explores the problem in Cape Town.
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
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.
July 17, 2014 / The New Republic
Matthew Niederhauser
Day 15 of Matthew Niederhauser's photo diary from the World Cup in Brazil.
July 14, 2014 / The New Republic
Matthew Niederhauser
Day 14 of Matthew Niederhauser's photo diary from the World Cup in Brazil.
July 14, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Koons
The teacher at the Koranic school described the young woman as “calm and obedient,” ideal marriage material. Samira Abdoulaye, 19, did not return the sentiment.
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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