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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

'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


Zika, drought, conflict: what 2016 meant for the world's poorest – podcast

12/21/2016
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The Global development team looks back at some of the issues that affected millions of people in developing countries in the past year, and considers the challenges for 2017 Read the transcript

Duration: 00:23:33


Cómo llegó Cuba a la mayoría de edad en el desarrollo de la primera infancia – podcast

11/16/2016
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Más del 99,5% de los niños cubanos asiste a un programa o institución de educación infantil. Kary Stewart visita La Habana para hablar con familias, médicos y maestros sobre una historia de éxito en América Latina How Cuba came of age on early childhood development – podcast in English

Duration: 00:25:23


How Cuba came of age on early childhood development – podcast

11/16/2016
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More than 99.5% of Cuban children attend an early childhood education programme or institution. Kary Stewart visits Havana to speak to families, doctors and teachers about a Latin American success story Cómo llegó Cuba a la mayoría de edad en el desarrollo de la primera infancia – podcast Read the transcript

Duration: 00:24:43


How Sri Lanka bit back at mosquitoes and wiped out malaria – podcast

10/24/2016
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Sixty years ago, Sri Lanka was one of the countries most affected by malaria; in September 2016, the World Health Organisation declared the country free of the disease. Dinitha Rathnayake charts the journey of a huge victory for public health Read the transcript

Duration: 00:16:23


Why are 63 million girls missing out on education? – podcast

9/19/2016
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Half of all children born this year will leave school without even the most basic of qualifications. Girls are at the highest risk of missing out on schooling altogether, but what’s being done to tackle it? Lucy Lamble visits rural Zimbabwe to discover the barriers that can prevent girls getting an education, and investigates programmes in place to help Read the transcript

Duration: 00:18:07


Why Obama's ambition of an Aids-free generation is a pipe dream – podcast

8/1/2016
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Sarah Boseley is joined by experts and campaigners including Charlize Theron as she looks at progress on treating and preventing Aids and ponders the road ahead Read the transcript

Duration: 00:14:22


Africa and the tech revolution: what's holding back the mobile continent? – podcast

7/26/2016
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Clár Ní Chonghaile reports from the Africa technology business forum on the innovations that could transform life in the continent – and the hardware glitches holding them back Read the transcript

Duration: 00:11:42


Let's talk about sex: why do we need good sex education? – podcast

6/15/2016
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With so many misconceptions and taboos around sex, Liz Ford looks at why effective education is more important than ever Read the podcast transcript Sex education lift off in Nepal

Duration: 00:18:57


Why are so many children around the world out of school? – podcast

5/19/2016
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As the world humanitarian summit approaches, Lucy Lamble looks at why 75 million children can’t access adequate education Read the transcript

Duration: 00:16:20

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