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Nepali women segregated during menstruation
Government banned the use of menstrual sheds in 2005, but 90 percent of villagers still abide by the tradition.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2013 16:20 GMT
Hurricane Sandy one year on: What have we learned?
Investing in disaster preparedness has saved countless lives, but further investment is necessary.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2013 14:08 GMT
Poor bear brunt of extreme weather
A report suggests that the failure to address natural disasters could undermine attempts to end global poverty.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2013 09:24 GMT
Canadian man escapes rebel captivity in Syria
Carl Campeau was working as legal adviser to UN force stationed in Syria when he went missing in February this year.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2013 11:12 GMT
Slavery: A 21st century 'epidemic'
As a report reveals that 30 million people are enslaved, we ask what it will take to end such a lucrative business.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2013 10:10 GMT
Behind the scenes at Nepal's Gurkha recruitment camp as young men compete to join the elite British army brigade.
Last updated: 17 Oct 2013 10:15 GMT
UN faces lawsuit over Haiti cholera epidemic
Victims of cholera outbreak blamed on UN peacekeepers from Nepal file legal case in New York court.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2013 12:20 GMT
A bank by women and for women
Konoklota Women Urban Cooperative Bank in India's Assam state helps women become financially secure and empowers them.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2013 11:25 GMT
Environmentalists challenge Nepali tradition
Suggestion of alternative method to traditional cremation due to concern for environment is met with opposition.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2013 03:27 GMT
The child miners of Meghalaya
Thousands of children risk their lives to work in "rat hole" mines in northeastern Indian state, earning $60 a week.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2013 13:30 GMT
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