#South Asia

  • Article: Scientists Set to Climb Mount Everest to Research Climate Change
    Environment

    Scientists Set to Climb Mount Everest to Research Climate Change

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Madeleine Keck|March 29, 2019

    The researchers will attempt to summit in May. Read more

  • Article: Vegetables May Get More Expensive Due to Climate Change
    Environment

    Vegetables May Get More Expensive Due to Climate Change

    June 12, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The amount of vegetables produced could fall by more than a third, especially in hot regions. Read more

  • Article: Here Are 18 Photos of the Devastating, Deadly Flooding in South Asia
    Environment

    Here Are 18 Photos of the Devastating, Deadly Flooding in South Asia

    By Olivia Kestin|Aug. 29, 2017

    Houston's not the only area suffering from extreme weather. Read more

  • Article: This High-Tech Bangle Alerts Pregnant Women in South Asia to Toxic Fumes
    Finance & Innovation

    This High-Tech Bangle Alerts Pregnant Women in South Asia to Toxic Fumes

    May 17, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It's also water-resistant, has a long-lasting battery, and doesn't need internet connection. Read more

  • Article: 1 in 5 Children Live in Extreme Poverty: World Bank Report
    Citizenship

    1 in 5 Children Live in Extreme Poverty: World Bank Report

    By Meghan Werft|Oct. 4, 2016

    395 million children are living under conditions of extreme poverty. Read more

  • Article: India Scraps $3 Billion Diamond Project to Protect Tigers
    Environment

    India Scraps $3 Billion Diamond Project to Protect Tigers

    By Garima Bakshi|Aug. 1, 2016

    The project would have made India one of the top 10 diamond producers in the world. Read more

  • Article: 27 Child Laborers Rescued After Boy Is Tortured to Death in Bangladesh
    Citizenship

    27 Child Laborers Rescued After Boy Is Tortured to Death in Bangladesh

    By Garima Bakshi|July 26, 2016

    Police has been quick to take action, arresting one accused already. Read more

  • Article: From Acid Attack to Fashion Week: How One Victim Is Fighting Back
    Girls & Women

    From Acid Attack to Fashion Week: How One Victim Is Fighting Back

    By Garima Bakshi|July 20, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Everything you need to know about revenge-based acid attacks. Read more