Floating farms in Bangladesh help farmers survive floods

Innovative floating farms are proving to be a sustainable solution for poor farmers in areas where land is often submerged by floodwaters.

    With its low-lying terrain and unpredictable weather, Bangladesh is more vulnerable than most countries to the effects of climate change.

    It has pushed some farmers to revive a century-old system for growing crops.


    Al Jazeera's Tanvir Chowdhury reports from Pirojpur.


    FGM: The last cutting season

    FGM: The last cutting season

    Maasai women are spearheading an alternative rite of passage that excludes female genital mutilation.

    'No girl is safe': The mothers ironing their daughters' breasts

    Victims of breast ironing: It felt like 'fire'

    Cameroonian girls are enduring a painful daily procedure with long lasting physical and psychological consequences.

    Could mega-dams kill the mighty River Nile?

    Could mega-dams kill the mighty River Nile?

    For Ethiopia, a new dam holds the promise of much-needed electricity; for Egypt, the fear of a devastating water crisis.