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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

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

5/16/2018
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With malnourishment and preventable diseases rife among indigenous people, Dr Erika Arteaga-Cruz vowed to remedy the country’s inequalities in healthcare

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

'It's everywhere – in factories, in the bedroom': fighting India's gender violence – podcast

5/2/2018
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Against the backdrop of #MeToo and the country’s infamous rape cases, Lucy Lamble talks to activist Seema Nair about her work empowering Indian women

Duration:00:24:47

Sun, sand and thousands of refugees: the Lesbos volunteer – podcast

4/25/2018
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Shocked by the humanitarian crisis she saw unfolding in Greece, Ayesha Keller got on a plane to see if she could help save lives

Duration:00:26:49

From cattle herder to big pharma expert: one man's fight to end malaria – podcast

4/18/2018
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Dr Allan Pamba on the ‘silent epidemic’ that drove him to leave his Kenyan village, train as a clinician and become a leading authority on global health

Duration:00:21:39

The woman who braves bullets and bombs to uphold her father's legacy in Somalia – podcast

4/11/2018
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Elman Ali Ahmed dedicated his life to disarming child soldiers and trying to end conflict in Somalia – now his daughter, Ilwad, is following in his footsteps

Duration:00:19:22

'Mobilising shame is hard when politicians are shameless': campaigners offering hope – podcast

4/4/2018
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Lucy Lamble talks to Thomas Coombes from Amnesty International about the importance of letting people in tough situations tell their own stories

Duration:00:16:37

Block like an Egyptian: roller derby team get women's rights on track – Small Changes podcast

3/28/2018
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Lucy Lamble talks to Angie Kaster, co-founder of Egypt’s first roller derby team – the all-female CaiRollers – about how this brutal contact sport is empowering local women

Duration:00:17:18

'Oxfam allegations are tip of iceberg': sexual harassment and aid workers – podcast

2/14/2018
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Lucy Lamble talks to Rebecca Ratcliffe about her investigations into exploitation and the misuse of power in humanitarian organisations

Duration:00:10:37

'It was unbelievable horror': the Rohingya crisis – podcast

12/7/2017
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With nearly a million Rohingya driven out of Myanmar in what the UN has called textbook ‘ethnic cleansing’, Lucy Lamble hears about the situation on the ground in Bangladesh – and how the international community can help

Duration:00:17:57

'Famine as mass atrocity': in conversation with Alex de Waal – podcast

11/23/2017
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When the Nazis invaded the Soviet Union, they planned to starve 30 million people to death. Seven decades on, famine as a weapon of war is making a comeback, says the author of an authoritative new history

Duration:00:15:05

'Making war is easier than making peace': in conversation with Colombia's President Santos – podcast

11/8/2017
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With six months left in office, Juan Manuel Santos talks to Lucy Lamble about whether his acclaimed yet controversial peace deal can survive the transition

Duration:00:13:22

'Some people believe disability is contagious': breaking down barriers in Mozambique – podcast

10/10/2017
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From school to the workplace, people with disabilities in Mozambique face stigma and discrimination. They are far less likely to be educated and can find it impossible to get into work. Lucy Lamble travels to Sofala province to see how a new initiative is opening up opportunities and transforming lives

Duration:00:21:09

We need to talk about … Population and climate change

10/7/2017
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In this monthly podcast, Guardian supporters ask the questions and a Guardian panel try to provide the answers. This episode focuses on whether people should be having fewer children for the sake of the planet – and if so, how that societal change might happen

Duration:01:06:19

'Without health, people have nothing': Tanzania seeks a political salve – podcast

7/28/2017
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Backed by Graça Machel and her fellow Elders, the Tanzanian government is introducing healthcare reforms that could revitalise its economic prospects. Lucy Lamble investigates Read the transcript Can we ever achieve the greatest aspiration – healthcare for everyone?

Duration:00:13:53

How do you solve half a century of bloodshed in Colombia? – podcast

4/27/2017
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After the civil war that claimed 250,000 lives ended with last year’s accord, Lucy Lamble investigates how Colombia’s communities plan to build lasting peace Read the transcript

Duration:00:16:14

Why is east Africa facing a hunger crisis and what can be done? – podcast

3/23/2017
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As hunger spreads in east Africa, famine threatens to take hold beyond South Sudan. Lucy Lamble explores the background and response to the crisis Read the transcript

Duration:00:14:20

Is child labour always wrong? The view from Bolivia – podcast

2/23/2017
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Kary Stewart looks at why 850,000 children work in Bolivia, and whether the numbers can be vindicated by the country’s unique cultural context El trabajo infantil en Bolivia: ¿puede justificarse? – podcast Read the transcript

Duration:00:24:01

El trabajo infantil en Bolivia: ¿puede justificarse? – podcast

2/23/2017
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Kary Stewart analiza por qué 850.000 niños trabajan en Bolivia y si los números pueden ser vindicados por el contexto cultural único del país Is child labour always wrong? The view from Bolivia – podcast

Duration:00:25:40

African women form a united front in the battle for equality – podcast

1/19/2017
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Kary Stewart looks at how feminists are championing women’s rights across the continent and beyond, and examines what is at the heart of gender inequality Read the transcript

Duration:00:23:45

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