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Tomas Lindner

21 June 2015

Geisenhausen, Bavaria, Germany

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Bavaria has integrated thousands of refugees into the public sphere by helping them learn German, find housing, and maintain employment through apprenticeship programs and other volunteer-run organizations in the comm...

The Irish Times

Carl O'Brien

20 June 2015

Limerick, Ireland

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Children in low-income households may lag about 18 months behind their better-off peers in language development, vocabulary and communication skills. Doodle Den in Ireland aims to bridge that gap with a big emphasis o...

Reuters

Dean Karlan

17 June 2015

Korom, Ethiopia

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For years, policymakers have debated different approaches to helping the poor , but new data offers resounding evidence for a strategy that works: an approach known as a “Graduation” program. This method offers partic...

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Cy Musiker

17 June 2015

San Francisco, California, United States

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In order to provide arts organizations with stable homes in the midst of rising property costs, the Community Arts Stabilization Trust (CAST) has purchased properties in San Francisco. These properties are sold to the...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Monica Campbell

8 June 2015

Alameda, California, United States

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Nail salons offer services that often are toxic to their workers, from manicures causing acrylic dust in the air to the chemicals that can permeate through skin. Salon workers complain of respiratory problems and some...

The Nation

Amy Yee

22 May 2015

Dhaka, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh

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After a major fire, labor standards in Bangladesh are improving, but workers must have a voice if these changes are to be sustainable.

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

15 May 2015

Rangpur, Rajshahi Division, Bangladesh

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Though poverty rates are dropping worldwide, the 'ultrapoor' tend to stay where they are. BRAC works to break the poverty cycle by donating money-making assets mixed with cash and food grants.

Al Jazeera

Russell Beard

Ndoni Khanyile

13 May 2015

Yangon, Yangon Region, Myanmar

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The effects of climate change, such as rising sea levels and hotter global temperatures, are already having drastic impact on many communities, especially the rural, agricultural regions of countries such as Myanmar (...

Al Jazeera

Russell Beard

11 May 2015

Netherlands

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As climate change causes global sea levels to rise, nations around the world are increasingly concerned about threats to infrastructure and livelihoods. But the Dutch have been keeping the sea at bay for centuries usi...

The Washington Post

Amy Yee

23 April 2015

Dhaka, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh

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In the aftermath of the Rana Plaza disaster, more than 200 clothing brands pledged to make their source factories compliant with international safety standards under two international agreements, using laws and rules ...

Voice of America (VOA)

Amy Yee

23 April 2015

Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Two years after the fall of the Rana Plaza killed more than 1,000 garment workers, “More than 200 clothing brands have pledged to make their source factories safer under two international agreements called the Bangl...

Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor Editorial Board

22 April 2015

Casablanca, Morocco

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Once harshly criticized for its mistreatment of African migrants, Morocco has changed its view and now lays down a well-regulated welcome mat. If Europe did more of the same, it's possible that fewer migrants would ri...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

17 April 2015

New York, New York, United States

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Turnaround for Children, an organization founded to address mental health issues and their repercussions in the classroom, focuses on preparing teachers and schools to structure classroom environments in a constructiv...

Pacific Standard

Tanya Paperny

14 April 2015

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Memorials are being created at rapid rates these days, but they seem to lack a long-term effect on the public. The Chicago Torture Justice Memorials project seeks to change this pattern by putting out an international...

PBS NewsHour

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Judy Woodruff

10 April 2015

Lagos, Nigeria

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With human injustices affecting people on the streets around the world, camera phones have become important tools to document crimes. However, the video may not adequately capture the crime to be persuasive in court. ...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

27 March 2015

Norwalk, Ohio, United States

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Rampant misconduct by judicial systems across the country brought to light a crippling practice of debtors' prisons—where disadvantaged individuals unable to pay fines and fees were continually and wrongfully imprison...

The New York Times

Sabrina Tavernise

22 March 2015

Minnesota, United States

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Some medical conditions are costly no matter what, but many super utilizers rack up costs for avoidable reasons related to poverty, homelessness, mental illness, etc. and visit the ER to be safe for a night. A pilot p...

PBS

Sam Chaltain

17 March 2015

Hartsville, South Carolina, United States

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Harsville, South Carolina is trying to better its educational program. But first it must change the standard of living in the town to provide greater examples of success for the children to follow.

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Seán Dagan Wood

13 March 2015

Damak, Nepal

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A Bhutanese refugee camp in Damak, Nepal is giving its displaced inhabitants a brighter future thanks to green investment through sustainable, eco-friendly projects that respond to refugees needs.

Pacific Standard

Graeme Wood

3 March 2015

Colorado, United States

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In prison, most inmates are alienated from social practices and can be a tax burden for the states. The Colorado Correctional Industries is a program that positions inmates in different forms of labor such as making s...

The Mail & Guardian Online

Nathalie Bertrams

27 February 2015

Munhinga, Manica Province, Mozambique

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Artisan gold mining - most of it illegal - is one of the greatest environmental and health concerns in Mozambique, but it provides a critical source of labor and economic support, especially for small communities. To ...

The Guardian

Annabel Short

25 February 2015

The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands

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There are increasing costs to business when they fail to respect basic human rights. Many are therefore taking steps to avoid abuses – and are taking a proactive rather than reactive approach.

Al Jazeera

Amy Maxmen

16 February 2015

Freetown, Western Area, Sierra Leone

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As trials on blood and plasma progress, researchers ask if they might have happened sooner. In any case, the blood transfusions show early success.

Public Radio International (PRI)

Sonia Narang

22 January 2015

Philippines

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In the Philipines, contraception has been hard to find resulting in many parents without money to feed their children, unsafe abortions, and poor maternal health. A new reproductive law aims to change this by allowing...

NPR

Amy Yee

17 January 2015

Dhaka, Bangladesh

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After the deadliest garment factory disaster in history killed more than 1,100 Bangladeshi workers in 2013, two new international groups conducted inspections of more than 1,700 factories and imposed higher safety sta...

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