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Making pregnancy safer in Mali

02/01/2012 | Kaidia Samaké

Kadia Keita, a local midwife, is pictured with some of the babies that she has helped to deliver at the health centre in Bomau village - Abbie Trayler-Smith | Panos Pictures

Kaidia talks to us about pregnancy in Mali – the risks and the changes that are helping to improve the health of mothers and children.

The biggest challenge is apathy

01/23/2012 | Bhan Sahu

Efforts are on to raise awareness among Dalit and tribal people -mostly women - of Kaudikasa to know and cliam their rights - Stella Paul | Panos London

Bhan returns with a blog for us about social change in rural India and how this can come about by claiming ownership over community affairs.

I am being followed because of my videos

01/13/2012 | Bhan Sahu

Bhan's one-room house - Stella Paul | Panos London

“It is the second time in six months that I had been called to the police station. The last time it happened, my landlord asked me to vacate the house immediately, saying he didn’t want any trouble. In the police station they asked me if I knew any Maoists.”

Sensitising the community to protect women in Manipur

01/09/2012 | Takhelchangbam Ambravati

Detail from a poster made by WAD (Women Action for Development), the organisation that Ambra works for - Thingnam Anjulika Samom | Panos London

Takhelchangbam Ambravati talks about her work in Manipur supporting women who live with domestic violence.

Stigma haunts HIV/AIDS widows

09/05/2011 | Takhelchangbam Ambravati

In Manipur, northeast India, HIV/AIDS has spread from injecting drug users to their wives and children

Our blogger in Manipur, northeast India, explains how stigma against HIV positive people must be overcome if they are to stop the spread of AIDS.

Reporting health research

07/19/2011 | Tania

This case study shares recommendations and details the lessons learned during a communications project to improve media reporting on tuberculosis (TB) in Zambia.

Breaking barriers: Women in a man’s world

04/06/2011 | Panos London

Panos London presents six case studies of women who are defying stereotypes to tackle poverty and gender inequality in developing countries.

Women are key to tackling inequality and global poverty in developing countries says Panos London

03/06/2011 | Panos London

Economic pressures are encouraging more women to challenge taboos and find success in roles traditionally held by men in some developing countries, says Mark Wilson, Executive Director of Panos London. To mark the centenary year of International Women’s Day on March 8, Panos London has produced a case study media pack profiling extraordinary women from around the world who have taken on roles previously deemed just for men.

Beyond Consultation

01/20/2011 | Anna Egan

A Beyond Consultation workshop - Andrew Testa | Panos London

The aim of Beyond Consultation is to involve young Africans in shaping Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS services in three London boroughs in order to help develop more effective services that respond to the needs of the community.

Dance that heals

10/20/2010 | Divya Gupta

Shampa, from Kolkata, grew up in shelter homes for girls from the age of five after both her parents died. She is now a dance instructor, trained by Kolkata Sanved (which translates roughly from Bengali as sensitivity), a local NGO that uses dance to help participants cope with mental trauma.

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