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 16, 2014 / Untold Stories
Aaron Ross, Rijasolo
What happens to an aid-dependent country when the tap suddenly runs dry? See for yourself, as Aaron Ross and Rijasolo hit the road in Madagascar.
April 14, 2014 / Al Monitor
Caryle Murphy
Although Saudis welcomed the elevation of Prince Muqrin, 68, many wonder whether a younger, more energetic leadership might be better equipped to handle future economic and development challenges.
April 14, 2014 / Radio New Zealand International
Kenneth R. Weiss
Ken Weiss discusses the choices facing women garment workers in Bangladesh.
April 10, 2014 / PBS NewsHour
Fred de Sam Lazaro
A year after the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh, clothing manufacturers and retailers still have a long way to go in making amends.
April 8, 2014 / Untold Stories
Fred de Sam Lazaro
In Bangladesh, efforts to establish norms of health and safety regulation across factory production lines have met with resistance. The fear is that overseas buyers will take business elsewhere.
Image by Fred de Sam Lazaro. Bangladesh, 2014.
April 8, 2014
Fred de Sam Lazaro
One year after the collapse of Rana Plaza many workers in Bangladesh still depend on garment-making—despite the low wages and high safety risk that come with the job.
March 28, 2014 / The Atlantic
Jeffrey E. Stern
What does an airport say about a country? More than you might think.
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 13, 2014 / The Los Angeles Times
Kenneth R. Weiss
The garment factory workers toil for paltry wages. But such jobs give Bangladeshi girls a measure of independence in a traditional Muslim society.
March 10, 2014
Tom Hundley
The crisis in Crimea has triggered a state of high dudgeon among the political classes here in Washington.

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