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How US abortion organisers are learning from Honduran activists
25:47As clandestine networks form to support women, they look to Central America for a road map -- and a warning.This story was written by Delaney Nolan and read by Annie M Dylan. Reporting for this story was supported by the International Women’s Media Foundation’s Reproductive Rights Reporting Fund.
A long and lethal legacy: In the shadow of asbestos in the UK
22:01Widely used in construction for decades, the aftermath of asbestos exposure has been a death sentence for many in the United Kingdom. Written by Katharine Quarmby. Read by Richard Martin. This article is part of a wider cross-border investigation, Asbestos: The Lethal Legacy, led by Investigative Reporting Denmark, edited by Katharine Quarmby, and made in collaboration with journalists from Knack in Belgium, Tygodnik Powszechny and Reporters’ Foundation in Poland, Ostro in Croatia and Slovenia, Investigative Reporting Project Italy, De Groene Amsterdammer in The Netherlands, Grupo Merca2 in Spain, Al Jazeera in the UK and TV2 Nord in Denmark. The investigation is supported by Journalismfund.eu.
Cost of living: An Indian waste-picking couple struggle with debt
14:11Sifting through waste to find and sell scraps of cloth and recyclables use to be enough for Gunja and Chand to support their family. Now they're earning less because of a series of lockdowns and the Russia-Ukraine war. Written by Suparna Sharma. Read by Laura Lockwood.