by Bryce Covert Posted on August 29, 2014
Nearly 40 percent of Indians don't have access to a mainstream bank account, but that may be about to change.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 27, 2014
"Women were being denied a fundamental right because of this fear of going to the police. Why should they need someone’s help to do something so basic?"
by Hayes Brown Posted on August 15, 2014 Updated: August 15, 2014
"After all, the rapist is also someone’s son. If only parents decide to put as many restrictions on their sons as they do on their own daughters.”
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by Parag Dharmavarapu Posted on August 6, 2014
Instead of the red carpet, India's new Prime Minister may be about to get the cold shoulder from Congress.
by Shannon Greenwood Posted on July 28, 2014 Updated: July 28, 2014
Even the most grotesque of jobs can be appealing in order to escape crushing debt and poverty.
by Emily Atkin Posted on July 28, 2014
Crop yields are decreasing and more people are going hungry worldwide as climate change worsens, according to two new studies.
by Ari Phillips Posted on July 17, 2014 Updated: July 17, 2014
Major Indian solar manufacturer and developer Tata Power Solar announced plans for a new nationwide initiative that will help prospective residential solar users acquire interest-free loans
by Posted on July 10, 2014 Updated: July 10, 2014
It is a glimpse into the future of how the world’s rural poor could access electricity: off-grid, distributed, renewable, and most importantly, affordable.
by Hayes Brown Posted on July 4, 2014 Updated: July 4, 2014
This July 4th, take a look at how some other countries made their way to independence and how they celebrate today.
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 30, 2014
It will also help people around the world who are off the grid gain access to electricity, according to a new report.