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    Reporting on Climate Change from Marrakech: COP22 in Review

    Did you miss the event? You can find the full video here.   {image-1} Glendora Meikle, Susan Phillips, and Zack Colman {image-2} John Schidlovsky {image-3} Zack Colman {image-4} Susan Phillips
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    Young South Africans: ‘They’re Showcasing Your Poverty’

    {image-1} {image-2} In the early morning chill, 19-year-old Naledi made her way past the election posters plastered along the streets of downtown Johannesburg to the foot of the Nelson Mandela Bridge. The night before, a crowd of South Africa's business elite had bedded down in sleeping bags and boxes, as soft jazz played from speakers and volunteers distributed hot
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    Researchers Calculated the Economic Cost of Homophobia — and the Numbers Are Staggering

    Homophobia exacts a devastating emotional toll. But according to Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS researcher Erik Lamontagne, discrimination against lesbian, gay and bisexual communities carries a substantial economic cost, too.  A combination of factors, including discriminatory hiring practices, unequal pay and shorter life expectancies, mean LGB people may not be earning as
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    ‘We Have Only One Shot’: Fred Hutch’s Quest to Wipe Out AIDS in South Africa

    Andile Madondile set out from his home in Cape Town’s biggest township to give a presentation to his neighbors on HIV. He had only a few yards to cross — from the two-room shack he shares with his wife and three kids, past the “spaza” shop where he buys cigarettes for 13 cents apiece, to a slightly
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    Fighting the Legacy of Mining in Lesotho

    On a hard shoulder of the God Help Me Pass, a road snaking through the vast peaks of Lesotho, a landlocked mountain kingdom in southern Africa, men who worked for years underground line up in the bright sun outside a cluster of tents. A blanket wrapped around her waist, Seipati, a 27-year-old mother of two, is here for the free
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    Reporting on Climate Change from Marrakech: COP22 in Review

    Did you miss the event? You can find the full video here.   {image-1} Glendora Meikle, Susan Phillips, and Zack Colman {image-2} John Schidlovsky {image-3} Zack Colman {image-4} Susan Phillips
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    Strung Out in Tanzania

    This AJ+ short documentary follows Stamil Hamadi, an addict and sex worker who has cycled in and out of treatment since 2012. She hopes to kick the habit for good, but every day is a struggle. Every morning, hundreds of Tanzanians make their daily sojourn to a breezy open-air methadone clinic at Muhimbili National Hospital. The journey is not always smooth.
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    Spraying for Malarial Mosquitoes in Mozambique

    Health workers use a controversial insecticide to combat malaria in a door-to-door campaign in Mozambique.
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    The Contradiction of Brazil’s ‘Favelas’

    In Brazil, slum tours are common in shanty towns known in the country as favelas. Brazil’s government has encouraged the tours as a way of earning money for a people said to live in some of the world’s most violent areas. Theresa Williamson stands at the foot of several stairs leading into Rio de Janeiro&rsquo