Stories about Development from December, 2013
On December 2013, Agência Pública news agency launched 'Public Amazon', its first book of journalistic reports in Portuguese, with a debate to discuss the region's dilemmas.
Amidst all the sad and violent news coming out of Yemen, we managed to dig out a few news items that you might have missed.
Thousands of Cambodian garment workers have joined a nationwide strike to press for a pay hike. Many workers also joined a protest rally organized by the opposition
Global Voices coverage of the transboundary haze pollution in Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia; and the deadly impact of super typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines in 2013
Let's ask the volunteers to find out! In many countries, volunteers fulfill important basic services for governments and charities.
In many countries there aren't enough doctors and nurses to care for the sick, so charities and governments enlist the help of volunteers.
The bill in its current form is disputed as toothless and has serious loopholes, which puts the complainant in a disadvantageous position.
The dramatic arrest of India's deputy consul in New York Devyani Khobragade on charges of visa fraud for overstating the wages of her housekeeper has renewed concern for domestic workers.
On the eve of the vote of Brazil's new Mining Code, a documentary produced by collective Mídia NINJA appeared to give voice to the communities in regions affected by mining.
A video report produced by Coletivo Catarse takes a look at hydroelectric plants along the Uruguay River in southern Brazil and raises questions about the real costs of hydroelectric power.