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Christopher Clark

South African shack-dwellers' movement fights for urban land reform

Nov 06 2018

DURBAN, South Africa (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Five years ago Ndabo Mzimela was evicted from a cramped backyard shack in Durban to make way for the construction of subsidized government housing.

Honduran minority fights for a threatened way of life

Aug 28 2018

LA CEIBA, Honduras (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Six years ago, the Honduran settlement of Vallecito was all but abandoned. Now it is a thriving community for the Garifuna minority and the heartland of their fight against what they see as a concerted effort to drive them from their ancestral lands.

Congo's young pygmy reporters take to the airwaves to fight exclusion

Nov 07 2017

MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sixteen-year-old Elisée Nyanokonzo used to be afraid to walk alone around the streets of Mbandaka, the crumbling provincial of Équateur Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Rural women lead fight against infant mortality in DR Congo

Mar 23 2017

MBANZA-NGUNGU, Congo (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As a nurse in rural Democratic Republic of Congo where health facilities are scarce and patients often arrive too late for treatment, Jeanne Empunda is used to dealing with child deaths.

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