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In this series of podcasts from the Guardian, every month we will explore the key issues affecting billions of people across the developing world

In this series of podcasts from the Guardian, every month we will explore the key issues affecting billions of people across the developing world
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In this series of podcasts from the Guardian, every month we will explore the key issues affecting billions of people across the developing world

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English


Episodes

'Inequality is a poison': campaigning for Muslim women's rights – podcast

10/17/2018
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Shahin Ashraf’s experience growing up as a British Muslim has led to a life campaigning for gender equality around the world

Duration:00:16:57

Fighting for LGBT rights in a country where lesbians are caned – podcast

10/10/2018
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Criminalised by the state and targeted by vigilantes, Malaysia’s LGBT community faces rampant persecution. Thi Laga, a co-founder of rights group Justice for Sisters, has become a leading figure in the fightback

Duration:00:15:04

Fighting the advance of the desert: the forest maker of the Sahel – podcast

10/3/2018
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The Australian agronomist Tony Rinaudo reveals the secrets that brought about extraordinary results in dozens of countries, from Senegal to Ethiopia

Duration:00:17:16

The Mosul historian who risked his life to blog about life under Isis – podcast

9/26/2018
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When his beloved city was occupied by Islamic State, Iraqi Omar Mohammed was determined to document every atrocity – as anonymous blogger Mosul Eye

Duration:00:17:28

'I'm a living manifestation of possibility': South Africa's emissary on disability – podcast

9/19/2018
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Eddie Ndopu defied expectations as the first African with a disability to graduate from Oxford. Now he wants to be the first wheelchair user in space

Duration:00:21:50

'It came at a great cost but it was worth it': Bangladesh protests – podcast

9/12/2018
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Our guest this week is a teenager who was involved in mass demonstrations in Dhaka that were sparked after two children were killed by a bus

Duration:00:16:22

'Dance has done so much for me': the leader of Kenya's slum ballet school – podcast

8/22/2018
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Mike Wamaya discusses how performing ballet helps children transcend the chaos and violence of life in Kibera

Duration:00:19:27

'Girls who leave militias get rejected': helping child soldiers go home – podcast

8/15/2018
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Lucy Lamble talks to Sandra Olsson from Child Soldiers International, who works with girls formerly caught up in armed groups in Democratic Republic of the Congo as they struggle to settle back in their communities

Duration:00:16:33

The football-loving lawyer moving the goalposts for girls’ rights in Kenya – podcast

8/8/2018
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After studying human rights law, Fatuma Abdulkadir Adan returned to her hometown to promote peace and champion women’s rights – through ball skills and teamwork

Duration:00:19:16

'I was always a rebel who stood up for my rights': rise of a Tunisian activist – podcast

8/1/2018
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When protests in Tunisia sparked revolution across the region and in the Middle East, Aya Chebbi found her political voice

Duration:00:20:44

How opera found an open ear in South Africa's townships – podcast

7/25/2018
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Critic Shirley Apthorp was inspired by Venezuela’s use of music to empower communities but realised the post-apartheid generation needed a change of key to unlock an artform so associated with a white elite

Duration:00:19:39

Resistance 101: the video game going to war on malaria – podcast

7/18/2018
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To fight this disease you need creativity, says Marlize Coleman, whose innovation teaches health workers the best way to zap mosquitoes

Duration:00:16:18

The cashless taxi system that's reducing Rwanda's traffic accidents – podcast

7/11/2018
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Entrepreneur Karanvir Singh has come up with a cashless system for motorbike taxis to help passengers get a fair deal – and improve road safety

Duration:00:14:50

The Palestinian engineer using ashes and rubble to rebuild Gaza – podcast

7/4/2018
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Young social entrepreneur Majd Mashharawi talks about how she transforms the debris left by conflict into eco-friendly housing materials, helping people reconstruct their lives

Duration:00:17:28

'Half of Indian children are sexually abused': a survivor speaks out – podcast

6/27/2018
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Award-winning social activist, TEDx speaker and filmmaker Insia Dariwala talks about her hopes for a world where boys and girls can be safe and free

Duration:00:19:46

The doctor from Myanmar faced with 1 million patients and a plague of rats – podcast

6/20/2018
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When disaster struck his community in remote Chin state, Dr SaSa rushed to help – and found himself trying to treat 400 people a day

Duration:00:19:49

Executed, disappeared, tortured: the risks of defending human rights – podcast

5/30/2018
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In the climate of fear following the murder of activist Berta Cáceres in Honduras, Lucy Lamble talks to Ana Paula Hernández about her work supporting campaigners who fight to protect native lands

Duration:00:19:45

'Every girl is forced by our culture into FGM': battling for change in Kenya – podcast

5/23/2018
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From rescuing girls from female genital mutilation to championing women’s political rights, Leah Chebet Psiya is breaking down barriers in her Pokot community in eastern Kenya

Duration:00:20:54

'Children were dying of hunger': the doctor fighting for Ecuador's poor – podcast

5/16/2018
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Medic turned health activist Dr Erika Arteaga-Cruz has vowed to remedy the country’s poor record on treatment for communities in dire need

Duration:00:18:39

Could this man end the 35-year tyranny of Cameroon's President Biya? – podcast

5/9/2018
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Despite never having held political office, lawyer Akere Muna is on a mission to fight corruption by standing for election as Cameroon’s leader

Duration:00:18:48