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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

'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:00:20:34

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

From the hassle of haggling to cash-free taxi rides in Rwanda – 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:00:19:47

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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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