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South Asian Development NewsJan 25, 2015
Adopting HIV+ Children

A man in Meerut, India, has adopted 12 boys, all of them HIV positive. He is ...

 
Insurance Inititative Limits Child Labour

A low cost insurance innovation for the very low income households in Hyderabad, Sindh, has been ...

Using Tourism to Fight Deforestation

Indonesian indigenous communities launched a project last Friday to encourage foreign tourism in ancestral forests to ...

 
Barefoot Auditors Ensure Health for Tribal Mothers

In the tribal villages of Maharashtra, committed social workers are improving the health and lives of ...

Burning Cow Dung Near Taj Mahal Banned

India has banned the burning of cow dung near the Taj Mahal amid fears the famed ...

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