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TakePart World, funded in part by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is our news vertical dedicated to global health and development. To many people, the developing world often means poverty, disease, and incomprehensible war. But there's an impressive amount of creativity, ingenuity, and drive springing up from the places you least expect. We’re here to share these stories and shine a light on the ideas, innovations, and movements driving historic progress on the frontlines of global change.
You’re not likely to find many women taxi drivers in Delhi, but that’s changing. Read more
A reformed youth group is allowed to sell trees in reforested areas for reporting illegal logging. Read more
The country hopes to cut the amount of plastic waste going to landfills by 30 to 40 percent. Read more
The bright blue tuk-tuk has become a symbol of Cambodia’s recent developments in all areas. Read more
An exotic spice found in Spanish paella and could help rebuild a country damaged by war and terror. Read more
Managing human feces will also help advance sanitation and sustainability in developing countries. Read more
At 18, Nasima Akter is Bangladesh’s first female surfer. Read more
Cheaper, more efficient cookstoves rely on less fuel, which helps the environment. Read more
An estimated 70 million people in India do not have access to soap. Read more