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The red lights of Jakarta

12/01/2010 | Purple Romero

Our photo essay follows a day in the life of Seruni, a 23 year-old Indonesian waria, a man who has assumed a female identity. She lives in Jakarta where she makes money as a sex-worker.

Limpopo goes hungry as climate change bites

06/11/2010 | Panos London

It has barely rained for nearly six months, last season’s scant corn harvest is exhausted and children face hunger. The people in Limpopo’s Sekhukhune district in South Africa are now putting their hope in God and government handouts.

The new face of taxi driving in New Delhi

06/01/2010 | Panos London

Meenu Vadera, executive director of Azad Foundation, continues, "The transformation during the course is so significant. You can see it in their body language, in their speech, their ability to negotiate. I think it’s partly stepping into a very different world. Learning to drive is like learning to swim or ride a bicycle: once you have got over the initial hesitation it makes you feel powerful." Credits: Suzanne Lee / Panos London

In New Delhi a small NGO is changing the face of taxi driving by training, and empowering, women to become taxi drivers and chauffeurs.

Tanzanian albinos find a refuge

05/19/2010 | Panos London

In Tanzania albinos are still living in fear of being attacked or killed after nearly 50 were murdered in the past two years. As a result a school in the west of the country has started offering albinos sanctuary.

The forgotten of war

06/18/2009 | Panos London

In 1993 fighting and unrest led to as many as 250,000 ethnic Georgians being expelled from Abkhazia, a region which declared independence from Georgia in 1992, causing them to become refugees and internally displaced people.

Growing pains photo story

12/14/2008 | Panos London

Poverty and AIDS challenge communities across South Africa, but the impact on children is often less visible. In this picture gallery follow the story in KwaZulu-Natal

Energy needs, environmental costs

12/14/2008 | Panos London

Journalists with the Climate Change Media Partnership (CCMP) attending the Poznan climate change summit also visited the Wielkopolska lake district region to get a first hand account of the kinds of energy and environmental problems facing Poland.

Protests in Poznan

12/12/2008 | Panos London

As governments around the world came together in Poznan, Poland for the UN Climate Change Conference, scores more joined the protests on the streets on 6 December for the Global Day of Action…

The land is ours!

04/17/2008 | Panos London

Women farmers have become a dominant force throughout India. Yet, as women in Narsenahalli village are discovering, the slow pace of land and property rights reform has failed to keep up.

AIDS memoirs

03/22/2008 | Panos London

The arrival of free antiretroviral drugs has transformed the situation in Kabuta village, Zambia. Through treatment, and the extraordinary strength and courage of individuals, this community has rediscovered hope.

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