Worldview traveled to India with the India Development Service. This stop in Delhi was a visit to an environmental group that works with rag pickers. Together they’ve made recycling into a profitable proposition. We also talk about the historic deal reached with Iran and the anniversary of the Falkland Islands War.
We see how real life international politics play out in the virtual world through the gaming sensation Eve Online. Historian John Schmidt takes us back to 1979 and an historic peace agreement. And, we get an update on the work to combat TB with Operation ASHA.
Worldview was in India! For nearly twenty years on Worldview, India Development Service (IDS), a Chicago-based investment NGO that grants seed money to service and development projects across India, struck up the idea to bring Worldview to India and talk with their grantees working on-the-ground. Nila Vora and Nilesh Kothari of IDS guided us as we bounced around to big cities like, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad, as well to remote villages and towns. Today we'll visit the Shanti Bhavan Children's Project in Bangalore.
March madness might be sweeping throughout the United States but a lot of the world has their eyes peeled on the Cricket World Cup taking place in Australia and New Zeland. We also go abroad in our Global Activism segment with the Shanti Bhavan school in India.
The BBC documentary, "India's Daughter" was banned from India for showing an interview with an accused rapist. We also discuss the culture around silence in Muslim society when it comes to sexual abuse, and the recent overruling of a law in South Korea which made adultery illegal.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India is a Hindu nationalist. Since he came to power last May there have been signs of rising tensions between India's Hindu and Muslim communities. The BBC's Sunita Thakur takes a look at what it means to be a Hindu in India today.
Mohammed Yousuf survived polio. It led him to care deeply about empowering people with disabilities in the U.S. and abroad. He started the Equally Able Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing services in India and other countries to give assistive equipment, education and employment opportunities to disabled individuals. Yousuf joins us to tell us about the foundation and what it's doing to try to help change the lives of the disabled in India.