The struggle of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
'Hijabi fashion' and social change in Turkey
20 Sep 2010 10:21 GMT | Health, Poverty & Development, Asia Pacific, Myanmar, Thailand
The UN says Myanmar will have difficulty meeting its Millennium Development Goals given its "extreme poverty".
Infant and maternal health are a big problem for the country as there is little or no access to healthcare. But just across the border in Thailand, a clinic has managed to reduce the rate of infant and maternal deaths.
Al Jazeera's Aela Callan finds out how midwife training and other measures are helping to control infant mortality rates.
Source: Al Jazeera
Refugees find hope among mountains of rubbish in dump outside a Thai border town.
Asia Pacific, Myanmar, Thailand
Three female candidates challenge the might of ruling military.
Politics, Asia Pacific, Myanmar
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War & Conflict, Middle East, Yemen
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Child rights, Malaysia, Human Rights