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World’s Most Dangerous Countries for Women

Targeted violence against females, dismal healthcare and desperate poverty make Afghanistan the world’s most dangerous country in which to be born a woman, with Congo a close second due to horrific levels of rape. Pakistan, India and Somalia ranked third, … Continue reading

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Immigration: The Big Picture Gallery

Their homelands are torn by war, economic distress, political strife, or environmental collapse. They choose to leave, or have no choice. They’re called migrants, refugees, or internally displaced people. The labels are inadequate as often circumstances could allow all three … Continue reading

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The Arctic Light

This was filmed between 29th April and 10th May 2011 in the Arctic, on the archipelago Lofoten in Norway. My favorite natural phenomenon is one I do not even know the name of, even after talking to meteorologists and astrophysicists … Continue reading

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Born to work

Child labour is not a new issue in Bangladesh. as children remain here one of the most vulnerable groups living under threats of hunger, illiteracy, displacement, exploitation, trafficking, physical and mental abuse. Although the issue of child labor has always … Continue reading

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World Malaria Day: Remembering Jonathan – in pictures

April 25 is World Malaria Day. Nearly 50% of all children who die before their fifth birthday in the Central African Republic lose their lives to malaria. The international health charity Merlin has been working in CAR since 2007, training … Continue reading

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HIV-AIDS: Bloodline by Kristen Ashburn

BLOODLINE: AIDS and Family is Kristen Ashburn’s intimate look at the harsh reality of the AIDS pandemic in Africa. Her images remind us how tenuous our connection is to each other. In doing so, they show that what matters most … Continue reading

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Airsick: Industrial Devolution – Images of Global Warming

Twenty days. Twenty thousand still images. A single message. Toronto Star photographer Lucas Oleniuk captures the issue of global warming in a video created entirely by using still images.

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Pakistani Floods: The Big Picture Gallery

The United Nations has now estimated that Pakistan will need billions of dollars to recover from its worst floods in 80 years – further straining a country already dependent on foreign aid to prop up its economy and back its … Continue reading

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European flooding

Over the past month, heavy rainfall from different storms across parts of Europe has caused massive amounts of flooding – some water moving slowly across river plains and farmland, some moving swiftly through cities and villages. Dozens have lost their … Continue reading

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China’s Instant Cities

This year China will add more than 17 million people to its urban population. To house this unprecedented wave of migration from the country side, cities like Shanghai and Guangzhou are building countless high-rise residential towers at breakneck speed. The … Continue reading

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