• October 22, 2017
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  • How Brazil got hooked on to junk food
    Oct 18, 2017 Andrew Jacobs 
and Matt Richtel

    As growth slows in wealthy countries, Western food companies are aggressively expanding in developing nations, contributing to obesity and health problems
  • Smart apps transform India’s healthcare system
    Oct 18, 2017 By Suparna Dutt-D’Cunha, Special to Weekend Review
    Smart apps and web-based platforms are helping in the fight against mental illness and HIV
  • No place like home, in a Rajasthan jail
    Oct 18, 2017 By Rakesh KumarSpecial to Weekend Review
    Open-air prison camps aid in the rehabilitation and social reintegration of inmates
  • Calligraphy makes a comeback in Kashmir
    Oct 05, 2017 By Haroon MiraniSpecial to Weekend Review
    There has been a renewed interest in the ancient art form — both from artists and lovers of art
  • A petrol pump run by former convicts
    Oct 04, 2017 By Aditi BhaduriSpecial to Weekend Review
    Set up by Hyderabad Special Prison for Women, the initiative aims to provide jobs to help in the rehabilitation of female prisoners who have completed their terms
  • Inside a community kitchen
    Oct 04, 2017 By Bobby NaqviUAE Editor
    At Akshaya Patra’s facility in Lucknow, workers race to prepare 60,000 meals that leave the premises by 7.30am
  • How free meals fight classroom hunger in India
    Oct 04, 2017 Bobby Naqvi, UAE Editor
    India’s mid-day meal scheme feeds nearly 100 million school children daily
  • An important step towards social reform
    Sep 27, 2017 By Marwan AsmarSpecial to Weekend Review
    Activists welcome move to scrap Article 308 which allowed rapists to escape punishment by marrying the victim
  • The magic of dance
    Sep 20, 2017 By Gillian Warren-BrownSpecial to Weekend Review
    Children and young adults from impoverished families in Cape Town get free dance training that empowers them with life skills
  • Gruelling journey to escape North Korea
    Sep 20, 2017 By Anna Fifield
    Ordinary North Koreans are risking their lives to make a perilous journey out of Kim Jong Un’s clutches
  • An island of saints, scholars and shaikhs
    Sep 14, 2017 By Mick O’Reilly, Special to Weekend Review
    By 2031, Islam will likely be Ireland’s second-largest religion, thanks to the pioneering role played by Dubai’s Al Maktoum Foundation
  • Bolshevik revolution, a Chinese tourist trap
    Sep 13, 2017 By Amie Ferris-Rotman
    China is excited by the 100th anniversary of Vladimir Lenin’s rise to power — and Russians are excited to take its money
  • Voice of Baceprot, a rising metal band made up of three teenage girls, is challenging entrenched stereotypes about gender norms
  • Charlize Theron’s sick work ethic
    Aug 30, 2017 By Cara Buckley
    At a time when audiences crave female empowerment, she’s packing a punch, first in Mad Max: Fury Road, and now in Atomic Blonde
  • Russia’s villages are ‘melting away’
    Aug 30, 2017 By Neil MAcfarquhar
    Long considered the wellspring of Russian culture and identity, rural areas in the country are dying due to demographic decline
  • ‘I like an empty desk’
    Aug 30, 2017 By Sarah Manguso
    The idea of creating many drafts is anathema to this writer who prefers to keep it simple