Featured on Book Q&As With Deborah Kalb

By |April 10th, 2015|#mywritingprocess, Dining For Women, human rights, India, land titles, low tech/high impact, photography, violence against women|

Laskhmi Venkata, a widow who has inherited her husband's property, can now support her sons. Photo: Deborah Esposito [...]

Congratulations to Photographer Deborah Espinosa – Also Featured in 100 Under $100

By |April 1st, 2015|India, land titles, photography, US-AID|

Debbie Espinosa's USAID winning photo. One of my favorite tasks in researching 100 Under $100 was the photo [...]

Widows: It’s Time for Inheritance Rights Reform

By |March 5th, 2015|human rights, India|

Photo: UN Women /Gaganjit Singh The number of widows worldwide is rising, due to the demographics of women [...]

Land Titles: Prosperity Boosters

By |March 4th, 2015|female farmers, food security, India, land titles|

Champa Sabar, a farmer in Odisha, India, shows her new land title, which is in the joint name of [...]

End Forced Girl Marriages

By |February 28th, 2015|human rights, India|

In rural Rajasthan, India, Vijaylaxmi Sharma, 24, who escaped her own child marriage ten years ago, helps save other [...]

TV Edutainment Lowers Birthrates

By |February 17th, 2015|family planning, India, literacy|

Same-Language Subtitles help teach reading in Gulbai Tekra Slum - Planet Read TV offers cheap entertainment world-wide. It [...]

Affordable, Frugal Coolers

By |January 20th, 2015|India, jugaad|

While refrigeration requires reliable electricity, there are a number of cooling technologies which help preserve fresh produce and keep milk [...]