For Jamile, city life is a daily struggle to find food and shelter, and to avoid multiple dangers.Railway Children

The end of the line

Indian railway stations are a magnet for impoverished children looking for a better future. What usually awaits them is abuse and exploitation. Terina Keene on an initiative helping them find a way out.

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NI 468 - Fracking - the gathering storm - December, 2013
A young sex worker with a client. The vast majority of the girls’ customers are foreign.Girish Gupta

'Everybody preferred children'

Combating child prostitution in Brazil is more urgent than ever – especially with the expected influx of foreign tourists for the 2014 World Cup, writes Olivia Crellin.

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NI 467 - Time to rethink disability - November, 2013
A New Delhi construction worker holds her baby close.Desmond Boylan/Reuters

Keeping Prerna

Daily wage-earner Kajri is defying her husband to save her daughter. She confided in Ankita Balloh.

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NI 466 - Where have all the girls gone? - October, 2013
Praful Rao/Majority World

Only the best... it has to be a boy

Rajashri Dasgupta explodes a few myths about educated middle-class women in India.

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NI 466 - Where have all the girls gone? - October, 2013
YES: CHANTÉ JOSEPH is the Member of the Youth Parliament for Brent in northwest London, as well as regional secretary. She sits on the Youth Select Committee for transport and is a member of the London Youth Involvement Project. She is 17 and is studying for the International Baccalaureate.

Argument: Should 16-year-olds get the vote?

Politics academic Andrew Mycock and UK Youth Parliament member Chanté Joseph go head-to-head.

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NI 465 - How the war on pirates became big business - September, 2013
Girl-friendly: new toilet facilities at the Ga’an Libah school in Somaliland.NGO Africa Educational Trust

A toilet makes a difference

Girls in Somalia now have a better chance of completing their education. Katharina Wecker explains.

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NI 465 - How the war on pirates became big business - September, 2013
Why can’t the 1% play nicely?

Why can’t the 1% play nicely?

The people who would have been labelled bullies in school are described as captains of industry in the adult world, says Steve Parry.

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NI 461 - Demolition job - April, 2013
Letter from Botswana: 'There's a good side to this HIV' Illustration: Sarah John

Letter from Botswana: 'There's a good side to this HIV'

A new birth offers a sign of hope for Lauri Kubuitsile.

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NI 453 - Protection racket - June, 2012
Jail babies

Jail babies

Children imprisoned with their mothers worldwide

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NI 414 - We need to think about toilets - August, 2008

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Article title From magazine Publication date
Fracking - the gathering storm December, 2013
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Where have all the girls gone? October, 2013
Where have all the girls gone? October, 2013
How the war on pirates became big business September, 2013
How the war on pirates became big business September, 2013
Demolition job April, 2013
Protection racket June, 2012
Mothers who die March, 2009
We need to think about toilets August, 2008
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