Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

Keyword: poverty

Video: There's a School on a Solar Panel-Powered Boat in Bangladesh? Yep!

A scene from the documentary
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Filmmaker Glenn Baker hopes to re-frame American views of the South Asian region through Easy Like Water, a documentary about a Bangladeshi architect's quest to bring education to flooded areas of his homeland.

Photo of the Day: Colorfully Decrepit in Bangladesh

Residents of a slum apartment complex stand watchful in Dhaka, Bangladesh on August 25, 2012. (Zoriah/Flickr)
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Residents of a slum apartment complex stand watchful in Dhaka, Bangladesh on August 25, 2012. (Zoriah/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Highlighting Human Rights in Mumbai

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An Indian adivasi-tribal with her hands tied together to symbolically represent bondage, attend a sit-in protest on the occasion of Human Rights Day in Mumbai on December 10, 2010.

Discuss: Averting a Food Crisis in Asia

Rice farming. (IRRI)
Policy As world leaders gather at the UN this week to discuss what needs to be done to meet the ambitious Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Asia Society is releasing an action plan for reducing hunger and poverty in Asia and beyond.