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Young hero Innocencia Mpinda.  Image by Jen Stephens.  Malawi, 2016.  Innocencia Mpinda, now 18 years old, learned she was HIV positive at age 14.  She shares, “I felt like I was going to die.”  Having lost her mother at age 8, Innocencia was confused when she learned of her status: “I wanted to shout…because I didn’t know where the virus was from.”   Innocencia was raised by her grandparents.  She recalls painful episodes of discrimination from her grandfather and best friend which led her to leave her hom
September 30, 2016 Jennifer Stephens
As the world sprints to end AIDS, young people born with HIV but never told by their guardians are coming to terms with their disease—and living fulfilling lives.
Emirates Friendship floating hospital
September 27, 2016
Nikita Sampath
Climate change is affecting vulnerable populations of Bangladesh. They are adapting in a number of ways, setting an example for the developed West.
September 27, 2016
Nikita Sampath
Growing sea levels and intense cyclones have turned the drinking water saline in coastal Bangladesh. The villagers cope the best they can.
Chief Woods
September 27, 2016 / Untold Stories
Dillon DeWitt
The northern reserves value summer for the activities that are made possible in the warmer weather. St. Theresa Point organizes its summer schedule around social commitments and family.
symbol of health
September 27, 2016 / Untold Stories
Dillon DeWitt
For one elder on the remote St. Theresa Point reserve, reclaiming a traditional identity has required time and willingness to accept that not all of his early upbringing was as it seemed.
The road to Tikondane, a safe haven for children in Lilongwe.  Image by Jen Stephens.  Malawi, 2016.
September 21, 2016 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Stephens
Traditional beliefs have been blamed for putting girls at risk and fueling the spread of HIV. However, tradition may also prove the linchpin in bringing about change in HIV among adolescent girls.
Kathak dancer and social activist, Pakistan
September 21, 2016 / Untold Stories
Ikra Javed
Pakistan's trans women are back under the spotlight—only this time quite literally. Six khawaja siras take the stage, sharing their stories in comic, entertaining and musical ways.
September 20, 2016 / Untold Stories
Christian Belanger
Christian Belanger reports on the tense relationship between the government and the street traders and scrap metal collectors who contribute to the township's informal economy. Would regulation help?
A property in Old Alex, the densest part of Alexandra township
September 19, 2016 / Untold Stories
Christian Belanger
Since 2001, millions of dollars have been spent to improve a poor Johannesburg township. Residents say, however, that the project has often failed to meet their needs.
candoni camp
September 17, 2016 / Untold Stories
Holly Gambrell
In Candoni, a Roma camp, five Roma women are breaking out of their traditional roles to start their own business in hopes of bettering their futures.
September 17, 2016 / Untold Stories
Holly Gambrell
The Roma have been discriminated against in Italy from the time they first arrived in the country in 1400 to the present day. Will the Italian government's plan for inclusion help matters?
Za'atari Camp has now been open for over four years. Among its many developments, power lines and satellite dishes appear almost everywhere, connecting a sprawling jungle of caravans. Image by Rachel Townzen. Jordan, 2016.
September 17, 2016 / Untold Stories
Rachel Townzen
The debate over internet access in refugee camps reveals messy and unavoidable trade-offs between national security, humanitarian, and long-term development concerns.
September 15, 2016 / Untold Stories
Ikra Javed, Patrick Reilly
Get a reporter's-eye view of Pakistan with a new interactive map.

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