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TakePart is a place for people who care about the world and want to live their lives accordingly. We feature articles by journalists, activists, and experts on everything from global health and development to climate change and human rights. As the digital division of Participant Media—the folks who brought you Food, Inc., An Inconvenient Truth, and The Cove—TakePart is a place to read about issues that matter and take meaningful action through vetted petitions, pledges, donations, and more.

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  1. Article: Go behind the wheel in India's fearless all-female Taxi fleet
    Girls & Women

    Go behind the wheel in India's fearless all-female Taxi fleet

    Oct. 27, 2016 |TakePart

    You’re not likely to find many women taxi drivers in Delhi, but that’s changing. Read more

  2. Article: The forest has surprising new allies: Reformed drug dealers and thieves
    Environment

    The forest has surprising new allies: Reformed drug dealers and thieves

    Jan. 6, 2016 |TakePart

    A reformed youth group is allowed to sell trees in reforested areas for reporting illegal logging. Read more

  3. Article: There’s a good reason why plastic bottles are littering the roads in Bhutan
    Environment

    There’s a good reason why plastic bottles are littering the roads in Bhutan

    Jan. 1, 2016 |TakePart

    The country hopes to cut the amount of plastic waste going to landfills by 30 to 40 percent. Read more

  4. Article: Cambodia’s first solar-powered Tuk-Tuk is brewing coffee for a good cause
    Environment

    Cambodia’s first solar-powered Tuk-Tuk is brewing coffee for a good cause

    Dec. 29, 2015 |TakePart

    The bright blue tuk-tuk has become a symbol of Cambodia’s recent developments in all areas. Read more

  5. Article: A lucrative crop—it's not opium poppies—may help Afghanistan's farmers
    Finance & Innovation

    A lucrative crop—it's not opium poppies—may help Afghanistan's farmers

    Dec. 28, 2015 |TakePart

    An exotic spice found in Spanish paella and could help rebuild a country damaged by war and terror. Read more

  6. Article: Yes, human waste is really going to light up millions of homes around the world
    Environment

    Yes, human waste is really going to light up millions of homes around the world

    Dec. 25, 2015 |TakePart

    Managing human feces will also help advance sanitation and sustainability in developing countries. Read more

  7. Article: A young man from Malawi is reinventing the wheel
    Finance & Innovation

    A young man from Malawi is reinventing the wheel

    Dec. 23, 2015 |TakePart

    This unique wheel system expands and contracts depending on the difficulty of the terrain. Read more

  8. Article: See how one woman surfer is making waves in a Muslim country
    Girls & Women

    See how one woman surfer is making waves in a Muslim country

    Dec. 21, 2015 |TakePart

    At 18, Nasima Akter is Bangladesh’s first female surfer. Read more

  9. Article: A new kind of stove could save lives and trees in Ethiopia
    Environment

    A new kind of stove could save lives and trees in Ethiopia

    Dec. 18, 2015 |TakePart

    Cheaper, more efficient cookstoves rely on less fuel, which helps the environment. Read more

  10. Article: Recycling hotel soap is helping prevent disease in India
    Health

    Recycling hotel soap is helping prevent disease in India

    Dec. 16, 2015 |TakePart

    An estimated 70 million people in India do not have access to soap. Read more

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