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Global Initiatives for HIV/AIDS Prevention

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 06.26.2014 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Every city faces a different local context when it comes to fighting HIV/AIDS, and strategies must cater to local needs.

From Bangalore to São Paulo: How Five Cities Are Tackling the Problem of Toxic Waste

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 04.09.2014 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Many substances -- including electronic waste -- pose all sorts of dangers to the health of individuals and the environment.

Cyclone Mahasen Weakens As It Hits Bangladesh

AP | FARID HOSSAIN | Posted 07.16.2013 | World

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh — A once-fearsome cyclone that was threatening Bangladesh and Myanmar dissipated quickly, causing some deaths but largel...

A Gandhi for Our Age: Indian Film on Independence

Jim Luce | Posted 08.28.2012 | Entertainment
Jim Luce

Using visual cues from the paintings of Caravaggio, Indian filmmaker Bedabrata Pain has produced a triumphant film, Chittagong, that screened in New York last week.

Babu's Story: A Child Worker In The Shipyards Of Bangladesh

Sandy Tolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sandy Tolan

For many of the children here, the idea that they shouldn't work is an entirely foreign concept. Despite laws in Bangladesh restricting child labor, the reality is starkly different.