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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

'What happened to me will not happen to my daughters': sexual violence in war – podcast

12/12/2018
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Kosovan-born Vasfije Krasniqi-Goodman explains how a survivors’ network has empowered her and others to speak out against rape as a weapon of conflict

Duration:00:17:50

Defying the Taliban: Afghanistan's secret schools for girls – podcast

12/5/2018
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Suraya Pakzad talks to Lucy Lamble about her work championing girls’ education – and living on red alert for the next Taliban raid

Duration:00:21:02

'I live in the 21st century, not the 10th': the first female judge in a sharia court – podcast

11/28/2018
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The Judge, a new film by award-winning director Erika Cohn, tells the incredible story of how Kholoud Al-Faqih achieved her improbable dream of representing women in the Middle East’s all-male religious courts

Duration:00:18:15

'Suddenly you have to run for your life': a film-maker's take on life in Sudan – podcast

11/21/2018
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Award-winning director Hajooj Kuka on the realities of life in a wartorn country, and the inspiration for aKasha, his first feature film

Duration:00:21:33

‘My father's murderers are still free’: taking on Mexico's violent underworld – podcast

11/14/2018
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Investigative journalist Anabel Hernández has risked her life to expose corruption at the heart of her country’s violent ‘drug wars’. She tells Lucy Lamble why staying silent is not an option

Duration:00:22:06

'Disability is not the end of the world': reinventing yourself after becoming blind – podcast

11/7/2018
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Activist Christophe Oulé had a glittering career in engineering in Burkina Faso when he lost his sight. Now he campaigns tirelessly to improve the lives of other blind people. He talks to Lucy Lamble

Duration:00:15:11

'It's a long fight': the communities devastated by Brazil's dam collapse – podcast

10/31/2018
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Three years after the country’s worst environmental disaster, in which 19 people died, Lucy Lamble hears how Letícia Oliveira is still campaigning for justice for the people affected

Duration:00:14:50

Capital offence: tackling harassment on public transport in Bogotá – podcast

10/24/2018
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In Colombia’s capital, many women are reliant on buses. Ángela Anzola and the city’s mayor want transport designed by men to be safer for women

Duration:00:17:40

'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:00:16:50

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