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All Posts Tagged With: "Kenya"

Time for School Series: Video: Kenyan Girls’ Songs

Students at the Ayany Primary School in Nairobi sing out about HIV/AIDS, sexuality, and the plight of women in Africa.

Apr 1st, 2009 | Comments

Economic Crisis in a Globalized World

A round-up of how nations around the globe are dealing with the economic downturn: bailouts, I.M.F. loans, and schadenfreude.

Nov 21st, 2008 | Comments

Obama and the World

What does Obama's foreign policy mean for the rest of the world?

Nov 5th, 2008 | Comments

Kids Cards

See how the children featured in WIDE ANGLE episode "Time for School" are faring now in the "Kid Cards" photo essay.

Sep 5th, 2006 | Comments

Photo Essay: Combating Illiteracy

A photo essay about innovative programs that offer basic education to the poorest children.

Sep 4th, 2004 | Comments

Essay: Girls’ Education in Developing Countries: Mind the Gap

Girls' education is emerging as one of the top priorities of the international development community.

Sep 4th, 2004 | Comments

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Time for School Series: Full Episode: Time for School

More than a hundred million children have never spent a day in school. Time for School spotlights the global crisis in access to education.

Sep 4th, 2004 | Comments

Suicide Bombers: Map: Recent Suicide Terror: Kenya

In August 1998, a truck bomb hit the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, killing more than 200 people and injuring several thousand -- mostly Kenyans.

Jul 1st, 2004 | Comments

Growing Up Global: Kid Cards

Over the past half century, most population growth has occurred in the developing world. In high-birth rate countries such as Kenya, the population not only grows, it grows younger. Forty-three percent of Kenya’s population is under 14, compared to 21 percent for the United States.

Aug 29th, 2002 | Comments

Growing Up Global: Introduction

Ten years ago, filmmaker Bruno Sorrentino began recording the lives of eight newborn babies from around the world. In 1992, world leaders met in Brazil for the Earth Summit on sustainable development. There they made plans and promises to conquer the global problems of overpopulation, over-consumption and poverty. In the ten years since, Sorrentino has revisited the children repeatedly and recorded how their lives have been affected by the issues discussed at Rio.

Aug 29th, 2002 | Comments

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