Tradition Feeds Their Music, but Female Singers from Kashmir Say Leaving Home is the Only Way to Safely Perform

Region: Indian-administered Kashmir

Topics: ArtsHuman Rights

Indian-administered Kashmir has a long history of producing talented female vocal artists. But societal expectations have left many feeling barred from achieving their full potential if they stay there.

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Nepalese Children Use Tree as Seesaw

Region: Nepal

Topics: Moments

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Featured Photo of Media Collective in Sri Lanka Honoring Fallen Colleagues

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Senior Citizens Get Free Eye Care in Nepal

Region: Nepal

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Old Land Mines Threaten Farmers and Livestock in Eastern Zimbabwe

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: AgricultureHuman Rights

It’s been nearly 40 years since Zimbabwe gained independence, but the war still haunts the northeastern part of the country. Despite demining efforts, active land mines riddle the area, threatening local farmers’ livestock and families.

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Organic Gardening Program Promotes Practice over Theory to Increase Food Production in Haiti

Region: Haiti

Topics: AgricultureEnvironment

Food insecurity caused by low domestic food production is a major problem in Haiti. Now, an organic farming program is teaching agronomy students to promote organic methods to help increase yields.

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Ugandan Law Prevents ‘Public Nuisances’ – Including Gatherings Led By Opposition Leaders

Region: Uganda

Topics: Legal RightsPolitics

In 2013, the Ugandan government passed the Public Order Management Act, stating that organizers must inform police before holding any large public gatherings. Officials say they want to prevent disorderly conduct, but many people point to the law as a convenient way to discourage opposition.

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New School Provides Dedicated Services for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Zambia

Region: Zambia

Topics: EducationHealth

In Zambia, schools for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder are rare and often unaffordable. To address this, one local woman opened an academy that uses a curriculum designed to meet their needs.

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Sri Lankans Use New RTI Law to Access Land Information Following War in North

Region: Sri Lanka

Topics: Human RightsPolitics

A recent silent protest in front of the president’s office in Colombo was part of an effort to use the new Right to Information law to get the facts on missing persons, voter identification, land rights and other issues. A youth network called AFRIEL facilitated the demonstration and has assisted people in developing more than 1,000 applications under the law.

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DRC Man at the River Crossing

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