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Men who have sex with men and HIV policies in developing countries

07/14/2010 | Panos London

Overview Leaders from around the world will meet in Vienna to attend the XVIII International AIDS conference this month. The overarching theme of the conference, cited on the website, is the “emphasis on the importance of protecting and promoting human rights as a prerequisite to a successful response to HIV”. The conference is particularly focused…

Brazil’s Roma say ‘We are here’

04/06/2010 | Natalia Viana

Brazil is home to hundreds of thousands of Roma. Like many European Roma they have spent centuries on the margins of society. Now Brazil's government is taking steps to stop their culture dying out.

Communicating climate change

06/24/2009 | Panos London

Climate change is happening now and the effects are being felt worldwide but whether people have information to help them understand it depends on where they live.

Billion dollar jungle

02/24/2009 | Gustavo Faleiros

Stopping tropical deforestation is part of the struggle against climate change. Developing countries expect rich nations to help pay for it. But will human rights be respected when megabucks are on offer?

Journalists on climate change (part 1)

12/22/2008 | Panos London

Journalists at the 2008 UN Climate Change Summit in Poznan speak about how climate change is affecting their home countries and how their work can help.

Carbon cash for forests

12/02/2008 | Panos London

Each year vast areas of the world's remaining forests are lost, increasing global greenhouse gas emissions. Can poor countries profit from keeping their forests and help stop climate change too?

Brazil’s media agenda: whose news is it anyway?

04/29/2008 | Natalia Viana

Brazil's media giants increasingly import their news from international agencies – bringing with it the world view of the global North. Natalia Viana calls on her fellow Brazilian journalists to adopt a new perspective, with greater public involvement.

Overcoming the barriers to Brazil’s cotton farmers

12/14/2005 | Sarita Coelho

The recent agreement by the US to cut cotton subsidies is a victory for farmers in Brazil. But the deal won’t prevent more job losses and plantation closures in poorer countries.

Computers in the favelas

12/08/2003 | Panos London

The favelas of Rio de Janeiro are undergoing something of a computer craze. In this report, Paula Gobbi visits a favela to join in a computer class. 

Sex for sale

09/02/2003 | Panos London

Although prostitution is illegal in Brazil, the government has recently taken steps to recognise the profession. Melina Costa spends a day talking to prostitutes and other workers about the changes.  

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