India’s girl shortage [rebroadcast]

In the next decade, India may pass China to become the world’s most populous country. But there’s something odd about India’s population....

Climate change in South Asia

Climate change is already having big effects on southern Asia. Deadly heat waves like one that killed 3,500 people in India and Pakistan in 2015...

India’s witch hunts

For many, witch trials may seem like a relic of early colonial America. But in fact witch-hunting is still a feature of rural life today in many some...

Debating overpopulation

Overpopulation has been debated since British economist Thomas Malthus famously warned in 1798 that humans could reproduce far faster than they could...

The overpopulation debate

Overpopulation has been debated since British economist Thomas Malthus famously warned in 1798 that humans could reproduce far faster than they could...

Rohingya share tales of repression

Burning villages. Dead bodies. Overcrowded boats full of desperate Rohingya refugees looking for a haven.  Such is the legacy of the Myanmar...

Shining a light on Rohingya refugees

"It is probably the worst kind of habitat a human can live in." When she was 11, Hasina Begum was shot in the back. She had found herself in the...