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Plastic bags become purses to save widows in Zambia

Posted in: Countries, Other Countries, Reportage

Widows are one of the categories more at risk in many developing countries. Chikumbuso is one of the projects that try to help them, as well as other women in danger in Zambia. Linda Wilkinson, the founder of this project, is an American woman who has dedicated her life to the association for years. There are many components in the project

The National Research Centre on Camels in Bikaner

Posted in: Countries, India, Reportage

Camels play an important role in the Indian army: they are one of the main means of transportation for paramillitary forces guarding the desert areas of the Northern border. Since the animals also have a role in the socio-economic development of the region

Typhoon “Washi” brought terror in Cities of Mindanao

Posted in: Countries, Other Countries, Reportage

Cagayan de Oro (Bobby Lagsa/NPPA Images)

From our correspondent Flor Victoriano

The victims were found with their hands up as if they were trying to ask for help. Even survivors had difficulties identifying their relatives since nearly all bodies only have number tags and they are already in decomposition stage in an open dumping site where they were temporarily placed

Violence against women in South Africa: the experience of Mama Pilisani and CESVI

Posted in: Articles, Countries, Reportage, South Africa

Mama Pilisani

On the day that was proclaimed by the United Nations for the Eradication of violence against women, even in developing countries the situation continues to be tragic. In particular in South Africa where there is still a male subculture that justifies the brutal abuses