This project explores women’s opportunities and struggles in the South Asian film industries: innovating opportunities, demanding good working conditions, calling out sexual abuse, and changing perceptions through plot lines.
How climate change is creating a generation of child brides. The project is published on a dedicated website using long form storytelling, photography, illustrations, drone work and 360 video.
Through in‐depth, locally collaborative research, this projects tells the human stories behind a burgeoning online movement of Pakistani women rallying against patriarchy.
Why do a large number of women in Nepal and Cambodia undergo banned procedures to end their pregnancies, when abortion is legal in both countries?
This project explores how women in remote corners of the world are pushing forward a global call for gender equality.
Reserved! explores the interactions between nature conservation and indigenous peoples, shedding a new light on the impacts conservation projects have on local communities.
The charcoal trade is estimated to be worth $12bn a year in sub-Saharan Africa alone by 2030. This story explores the makers, users, dealers and smugglers involved in this booming trade, which causes serious harm to people and planet.
This project follows one imam and his wife in Afghanistan as they train and dispense contraception to their community. How do they operate in a society plagued by poverty, cultural restrictions and limited access to healthcare?
This project analyses why fertiliser is hardly used on farms in Africa when it has helped transform agriculture in nations like India, reducing hunger and improving prosperity.
Across Africa, boomtowns are increasingly emerging as hubs of African development. This story investigates if these towns are in fact unleashing Africa's potential and promote sustainable development.
Since the genocide in Rwanda, deaths from HIV, TB, and malaria have dropped by 80 per cent and maternal mortality by 60 per cent. This story asks how these dramatic improvements have been achieved and what Rwanda can teach the world.
Can the money of the future make poverty an issue of the past? This story delves into the question how mobile money is changing the ways individuals spend, save, trade and exchange in developing countries.
An investigation on the palm oil operations of the Belgian multinational Socfin in West Africa where, a few years ago, farmbers have started to rise up and claim their rights to participate in the land deal negotiations
This data-driven project deals with land grabbing in Africa from two perspectives: top-down, by data analysis of the overall issue of large-scale land acquisitions; and bottom-up, by collecting stories and evidence from main actors.