Letty Chiwara

How Better Gender Data Is Uncovering Hidden Truths in Ethiopia

Why improving the quality of data on women, particularly in the Global South, is arguably the biggest first step toward major change.

Deepa, an Indian domestic worker

Why Are There so Many Women Informal Workers in India?

Despite India’s rapid growth in the last decade, around 95 percent of women are not in the formal sector. Women leaders share how to move forward.

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Rachel Vogelstein on Gender Equity

Rachel Vogelstein on how to ensure gender equity in a post-COVID-19 world.

A photo of Namara Eve with her husband and children.

Saving More by Changing Gender Roles in Uganda

Women’s savings groups have a lot of hype but mixed results. Financial counseling sessions with spouses could be a solution.


Creating Affordable, High-Quality Child Care—Lessons from Kenya

Learn about a new approach to affordable child care on the first episode of FP podcast the Hidden Economics of Remarkable Women.

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U.S. Climate Envoy John Kerry

U.S. climate envoy John Kerry on how the Biden administration is addressing climate change.

The Noor solar plant in 2018.

The Future of Green Energy

A look at why it’s critical for the world to move toward more renewable energy sources and how innovations like concentrated solar power are helping us get there.


Don’t Touch Your Face: Would You Volunteer to be Infected With the Coronavirus?

On this week’s podcast: Human challenge trials could speed up vaccine development, but at what cost?

A view of the Oslo Opera House in 2016.

How to Make Cities Greener

How rethinking urban design can have a major impact on carbon emissions and the quality of city life.

A herd of goats take advantage of quiet streets near Trinity Square, in Llandudno, north Wales, on March 31.

Don’t Touch Your Face: Sorry, Nature Isn’t Returning

On this week’s episode: Why the environmental benefits of the lockdown are fleeting at best.

Mafalda Duarte (left), head of the Climate Investment Funds, plants cocoa seeds with students in Ghana in 2018.

When Climate Hits Home

Climate change is forcing people from their homes, especially in island nations. How can the world change its policy toward climate migrants, and what can be done to assist those who want to stay not only survive but thrive?

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks at a briefing on the coronavirus pandemic at Parliament in Wellington, New Zealand, on April 27.

Don’t Touch Your Face: Women Leaders Are Flattening the Curve

On this week’s episode: New Zealand and other countries led by women have done better than most at responding to the pandemic.

From left: Climate activists Marinel Ubaldo, Greta Thunberg, and Varshini Prakash.

What Would Greta Do?

Young climate activists in the United States and the Philippines are pushing for change and getting their governments to take notice.

A man, wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the novel coronavirus, walks past food stalls in a neighborhood in Wuhan, China's central Hubei province, on April 20.

Don’t Touch Your Face: The Way Out

On this week’s episode: What needs to be done before the lockdowns can be lifted.


How Far We’ve Come

Heat of the Moment looks at the origins of the global climate crisis and finds areas of optimism.

A security guard hands out an instruction sheet outside a State of Michigan Unemployment Agency office in Cadillac Place in Detroit on March 26. JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP via Getty Images

Don’t Touch Your Face: The Price We Pay

On this week’s podcast: The coronavirus cure is still better than the disease.

An Israeli police officer speaks to an ultra-Orthodox Jewish student at a Yeshiva in Bnei Barak, a city east of Tel Aviv with a large ultra-Orthodox Jewish population, on April 2.

Don’t Touch Your Face: Israel

On today’s podcast: The ultra-Orthodox challenge to Israel’s coronavirus response.

A worker disinfects a Vietnam Airlines plane amid concerns of the spread of the coronavirus at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on March 3.

Don’t Touch Your Face: The Airline Industry Crashes

On today’s podcast: How airlines are responding to their biggest threat yet.

The Abkhazia Parliament Building in Sukhumi.

Don’t Touch Your Face: Breakaway States and the Pandemic

On today’s podcast: How frozen conflicts could become a global Achilles’s heel.