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FEATURE-Solar roof tiles offer tech boost for Kenya's rural cl...

By Justus Wanzala MURANG'A, Kenya, Aug 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mid-morning at Gaitheri Secondary School in central Kenya's Murang'a County, and students are busy with their daily routine, as at any other school. DNA, 1 month ago

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FEATURE-Kung Fu nuns strike back at rising sex attacks on women in India

By Nita Bhalla LADAKH, India, Aug 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As dawn breaks, the sun edges over the expansive jagged mountains of Ladakh - a remote Buddhist ex-kingdom in the Indian Himalayas bordering Tibet - to reveal a world where time appears to ...
 DNA1 month ago India to host world's largest march against child trafficking  DNA1 month ago India's top judge urged to end quickfire Muslim divorce law  DNA2 months ago Indian PM Modi says flood-hit people getting aid, blames climate change  DNA2 months ago

EXCLUSIVE-Nigeria's Chibok girls say kidnap by Boko Haram was accidental

By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani ABUJA, Aug 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The mass abduction of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls from Chibok - the biggest publicity coup of Boko Haram's jihadist insurgency - was the accidental outcome of a botched robbery, say ...
 DNA2 months ago Chibok abduction outrage inspired Nigeria's Boko Haram to deploy female suicide bombers  DNA2 months ago Fear of Boko Haram drives thousands to flee from Niger to Chad  DNA2 months ago Mass arrest of 40 gay men in Nigeria may harm HIV fight - activist  DNA2 months ago

FEATURE-India's bonded workers battle "captivity mentality" after rescue

By Anuradha Nagaraj CHENNAI, India, Aug 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After his rescue from abuse and overwork as a bonded labourer in a brick kiln in south India, Shanmugam Paneer has set up his own business making household items from bamboo.
 DNA2 months ago INTERVIEW-Indian nun rescues Cameroonian sex slaves from Middle East  DNA2 months ago INTERVIEW-Can machines step in where humans failed and tackle modern slavery?  DNA2 months ago Bangladesh to digitally map supply chain to tackle garment sector abuse  DNA2 months ago

FEATURE-Battling century's worst drought, India's farmers revive traditional grains

By Rina Chandran THIRUTHURAIPOONDI, India, Aug 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - F or Nel Jayaraman, the realisation that hybrid seeds, chemical fertilisers and pesticides were making farmers more vulnerable to extreme weather came slowly.
 DNA2 months ago FEATURE-Landless and widowed women in south India bear brunt of drought  DNA2 months ago FEATURE-Fifteen years after bloody riots, Indian Muslims struggling to escape Gujarat ghettos  DNA2 months ago

INTERVIEW-Modernising land records in Honduras can help stem violence, says analyst

By Rina Chandran NEW DELHI, Aug 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Using digital technology to record land deals in Honduras can help clean up a corrupt system, protect the poor against eviction and stem violence in the world's most dangerous place for ...
 DNA2 months ago Indian states look to digitise land deals with blockchain  DNA2 months ago Kashmiri woman challenges state's "discriminatory" property law  DNA2 months ago

Campaign to stop sale of brides to Arab men picks up

Thomson Reuters Foundation/Roli Srivastava City: Mumbai Mosques have been requested to discourage this practice in their sermons Mosques in the Indian technology hub of Hyderabad are joining a growing campaign to stop schoolgirls being sold as brides to ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago Mosques speak out in Indian city to stop sale of brides to Arab men  DNA2 months ago Love is in the air on India's first LGBT radio show  DNA2 months ago

INTERVIEW-Building for India's poor: plant a seed to grow a forest

By Matthew Ponsford LONDON, Aug 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Balkrishna Doshi began his illustrious career as India was born, and many of the architect's most influential projects in the intervening 70 years have involved building almost nothing.
 DNA1 month ago Alcohol ban hits TB testing in eastern India  DNA2 months ago

FEATURE -Text message alerts prove life saver in flood-hit Nepal

By Arun Karki TADUWA, Nepal, Aug 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It was a simple text message that saved Shreejana Pariyar from being washed to oblivion along with all her worldly goods when flash floods devastated western Nepal last week.
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INTERVIEW-Lakes, trees vital to health of India's growing cities - author

By Megan Rowling STOCKHOLM, Aug 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Indian cities must do more to nurture their lakes, trees and other natural assets which provide food and water for their poorest residents and protect urban areas from rising heat and ...
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