Stories about Development from June, 2016
Political Sniping Follows India's Failure to Win Nuclear Suppliers Group Membership
"Those dissing govt becoz india not part of nsg : this is the reason we not respected : letting politics come in way of standing by nation"
Teacher Shortages Aren't Always Hopeless, Proves Human Rights Group in India
A recent report by Oxfam found that 37 percent of the Indian government's primary schools lack adequate teachers due to insufficient funding.
As Delhi's Ruling Party Demands Full Statehood, Could Dexit Follow Brexit?
On the heels of Brexit, Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, says that Delhi will soon have a referendum on full statehood -- but is a referendum even constitutional?
India's LGBTQ Community Accuses Prime Minister of Hypocrisy Over His ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ for Orlando
"Your 110 character tweet was missing five important characters. Five characters that would reveal a truth that your government is refusing to acknowledge-LGBTQ’!"
The Diaspora Comes Together to Contribute to Madagascar’s Development
"I’ve spent most of my life in France, but my whole family is...Malagasy. I think there’s a desire for us to gather and talk about our mixed cultural identity."
Bangladesh's ‘Eco-Cooler’ Beats the Heat Without Electricity
A new social venture has come up with a simple idea to provide a cheap solution to the problem of overheating in the summer in areas without electricity.
Colombia City Combines Gardening and Hip Hop to Revive Community
In one of the poorest areas of Colombia, people sing and cultivate collective memory and community empowerment.