DispatchesSchool for children of sex workers in India's 'Kollywood'Mar 22, 2012 | 13:18CBC's Priya Sankaran is in Chennai, one of India's key film production centres. She finds a cultural twist on the story of the starlet who falls on hard times.
DispatchesKhatune Chapichadze was kidnaped by would be grooms - June 21/12Jun 21, 2012 | 8:08In some parts of the world, a man who wants a wife can still kidnap one with scant regard for the legal consequences. Khatuna Chapichadze is from Georgia, she endured three such abductions. Hear our 2008 interview with her.
DispatchesAzerbaijani journalist's blackmail nightmare - Apr. 26/12Apr 26, 2012 | 12:25Khadija Ismayilova refused to stop reporting on state corruption, so someone installed a hidden camera in her bedroom and posted intimate moments online. Still she remains unbowed.
DispatchesMumbai's slum real estate boom - May 31/12May 31, 2012 | 10:37Dharavi, Mumbai, is often called a slum. But then why are real estate prices climbing so high? As contributor Edward Birnbaum found out, even with the high prices, some residents are holding out for an even bigger payoff.
DispatchesMillion Death Study: Prabhat Jha - Mar. 15, 2012Mar 15, 2012 | 14:43Canadian epidemiologist Prabhat Jha leads one of the largest studies into human mortality. According to scientists, the majority of about 46 millions deaths in the developing world are due to ununrecorded causes. The Million Death Study aims to change that.
DispatchesButare, Rwanda: Misuses of mosquito nets - Mar. 15, 2012Mar 15, 2012 | 8:58Rwandan journalist Didier Bikorimana finds how
mosquito nets, meant to combat malaria, find uses as fish nets and chicken coops. They put food on people's tables. But that puts lives at risk.
DispatchesChinese Bee sting therapy, Danielle Nerman in Beijing- Mar. 15, 2012Mar 15, 2012 | 6:30Chinese bee-sting therapy. Danielle Nerman undergoes sinus treatment with live bees in Beijing. The miracle therapy cured her sinus, but left Danielle with a huge pain.
DispatchesFrom Chicago: Asian carp advance - Mar. 15, 2012Mar 15, 2012 | 9:59The aggressive fish have been swimming through shipping locks on the Mississippi. Now they're closing on a man-made canal that breaches the natural land barrier that would have stopped them from threatening the $7 billion fishery of the Great Lakes.
DispatchesFrom Torrimpietra, Italy: Slow Wine - Mar. 15, 2012Mar 15, 2012 | 10:28Slow Wine. Nancy Greenleese explores increasing demand for slow vineyards in Italy. The Slow Food movement began in Rome about 25 years ago, after the arrival of fast food restaurants. Since then, it's gone global.
DispatchesSumatrans beat their chests to preserve their culture - Mar. 22, 12Mar 22, 2012 | 3:56Maria Bakkalapulo takes us to the province of Banda Aceh where we learn how "body percussion" music is being revived after the 2004 tsunami wiped out many of its practitioners.
DispatchesChina's twitter is a bird in the Chairman's hand - Mar. 22, 2012Mar 22, 2012 | 9:19Twitter's blocked in China, where instead Sina Weibo is permitted. Big Brother is always ready to hit the "delete" button, but author Rachel DeWoskin say people still get around him.
DispatchesJordan is uneasy host to Syrian refugees says Derek Stoffel - Mar 22/12Mar 22, 2012 | 6:27With Syrians fleeing across the border, Jordan again finds itself trying to help victims without offending their oppressors. The CBC's Derek Stoffel reports from a makeshift soccer field in Amman.