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Growing up in Africa

11/08/2001 | Panos London

Chris Mugalu, a young radio broadcaster from Uganda introduces us to some of the challenges that face young men growing up in Africa today.

Poor media coverage gives food for thought in India

11/01/2001 | Panos London

Once the watchdog of the poor, India's press now focuses more on the interests of wealthy city dwellers. At the same time hunger in rural areas is on the increase.

‘We’re not from Mars’ Nicaraguan men against violence assert

11/01/2001 | Panos London

Accusations of sexual abuse laid at the door of the Sandinista contender for president left many in Nicaragua in a quandary over who they should vote for.

30-year war creates shadow of hunger over Eritrea

11/01/2001 | Panos London

War and drought have reduced Eritrea to a state of almost total dependence on food aid. Most of the fertile land was caught up in the conflict with Ethiopia, and now that peace has returned, farmers have found their land covered with land mines and their cattle stolen.

Race and racism

10/11/2001 | Panos London

In Johannesburg, South Africa, Nomsa Mwamuka asks a group of girls from different ethnic backgrounds if racism is alive and kicking in their world. 

Migrant labour: invaluable, but reviled

09/15/2001 | Panos London

In Thailand, Burmese migrants are rounded up daily and pushed back into Burma. A new study suggests that migrants actually strengthen the economy of countries where they settle.

New technologies, old prejudices blamed for India’s vanishing girls

09/15/2001 | Panos London

As India modernises its health services, the age-old practice of sex selection seems to be getting easier. Despite strict regulations, scans are readily available and more female foetuses are being aborted.

Child labour ‘not linked to poverty’ say experts

09/15/2001 | Panos London

A surprising study has shown that Pakistani children of landless farm labourers are more likely to attend school than their neighbours from large, landowning families.

The human cost of climate change

08/03/2001 | Panos London

Climate change isn’t a problem we can leave for future generations to tackle – it's happening now. Mark Lynas travels to Alaska to see the dramatic effects for himself.

Teens pay the deadly price of abortion taboo

07/01/2001 | Panos London

In Ethiopia, women under the age of 20 face a high risk of dying from preventable pregnancy-related causes. Back-street abortions have now emerged as the second highest killer of women.

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