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· October, 2009

Stories about India from October, 2009

28 October 2009

Videos on how Maternal Mortality Affects Communities

Conversations for a Better World

When a woman dies during pregnancy, childbirth or due to complications after delivery, it affects not only the family, but also the whole community.

India: BJP Needs A New Leader

India: Climate Policy

27 October 2009

Disaster Management and the role of ICTs

The Future of ICT for Development

In a first post of the series, we explore the role of ICTs in Disaster Management and the paradigm shift in Disaster Management strategies that came about post the aftermath...

India: Poor Performance In Hunger Index

India: Masala Sprite

23 October 2009

India: Brands On Blogs And Twitter

India: Blogger Journalist Mediates Cop's Release

On the 20th of October dozens of Maoist insurgents attacked the Sankrail police station in West Midnapore district in India and abducted the officer in charge. Keeping him as hostage...

Adoption: Securing the Rights of Mothers and Children

Conversations for a Better World

Women speak out from all sides of the issue: adoptees, natural mothers and adoptive mothers try to make sense of the legal, reproductive and human rights issues behind adoptions.

22 October 2009

Online Tools to Monitor Climate Change

Leading up to the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen (COP15) in December 2009, here is a sample of online tools to monitor climate change.

India: Life As A Single Woman

India: Maharashtra Assembly Election Results

21 October 2009

India: Campaign To End Homophobia

16 October 2009

Global Health: Can Condoms Combat Climate Change?

As scientists and policymakers search for high-tech ways to fight climate change, a proposed low-tech solution is creating controversy -- contraception. A look at the debate as part of Blog...