Violence Against Women in India

February 11, 2014

In Delhi, it is estimated that four rapes occur every day. [Click here to view the first photo feature.] In January 2012, I had traveled to Delhi, India to document cases of dowry abuse. Just a month earlier, in December 2012, the brutal gang rape and murder of a young college...

What's Next for Mali?

July 28, 2013

Nicholas A. Heras speaks to Dr. Christos Kyrou, an expert on peace and conflict resolution, on what to expect next in Mali.  

Undercover with an Israeli Startup Guru

June 25, 2012

In this exclusive interview, startup expert Yaniv Feldman tells Fair Observer about the trends in the country with more startups and venture funding per capita than any other. Interview conducted by Andrew Pollen. FO: How does someone become an entrepreneur? 

Constructing Change: Energy Efficiency and India's Buildings Sector

February 21, 2012

The urban sprawl is creating unique challenges and opportunities related to natural ecosystems. As a result, policy makers need to think innovatively about a range of issues from land-resource planning to broader ecological and energy implications. The resulting challenges include reducing pollution, increasing biodiversity, managing peak energy demand and cost,...

The Transition of Yemen

February 19, 2012

A summary of the events which have affected Yemen since the start of the ongoing revolution. One year ago, Yemenis began a tumultuous and catastrophic uprising against their government. The revolution, which began in February 2011, was inspired by the Tunisian and Egyptian revolts.