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The Refugees Cooking Up A Storm in New York
Meet the refugees starting new lives in the United States, and bringing their best dishes from home with them.
At home in Kathmandu, explains Rachana, cooking once brought her pleasure as she fed her family delicacies from recipes inherited from her mother. After fleeing political violence in Nepal and arriving in New York, she spent nearly a decade feeling “totally lost.” Now her happiness returns, she says, when she prepares traditional specialties for Eat Offbeat, a New York food company where refugees make and deliver ethnic fare.
Devising dishes from the traditional cuisines of the refugees they employ as chefs, the catering company aims to deliver new and unusual tastes to New Yorkers, as well as a second chance in life for refugees.
The women featured in this episode are giving a new meaning to the term “women’s work.”
As rebels hand over weapons, an entire generation of Colombians are emerging from the conflict to rebuild their nation.
A glimpse into the lives of immigrants living in refugee camps reveals their hunger for human rights and an opportunity to start over.
Immigrants around the world face unbelievable challenges on their journey searching for a new place to call home.
Discover how community leaders are adjusting, engaging with the international community and seeking innovative methods to find sustainable ways of living.
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Rio de Janeiro has experienced several waves of development in the past century. For Altair Guimaraes the changes have affected him directly. Brought up in a favela, he has been evicted three times as a result of Rio’s developments. As Brazil tries to gain global recognition and increase tourism, locals like Altair are forced to relocate despite property titles. Now, their struggles are becoming a symbol of a global phenomenon.
Women from all over the world are trailblazing through gender barriers in difficult and often dangerous environments. They are defying cultural norms and finding ways to pursue their dreams and change their future. The women featured in this episode are giving a new meaning to the term “women’s work.”
The 52-year Colombian civil war is not ending without leaving deep scars. As rebels hand over weapons, an entire generation of Colombians are emerging from the conflict to rebuild their nation. While some are struggling more than others, many citizens are rolling up their sleeves to clear out the ghosts of war.
More than a political buzzword, refugees are real people with real fears driving their decisions, and they take great risks to protect their families. A glimpse into the lives of immigrants living in refugee camps reveals their hunger for human rights and an opportunity to start over.
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Immigrants around the world face unbelievable challenges on their journey searching for a new place to call home. While much of the reporting focuses on the backlash refugees face from their new host nations, many communities are opening their arms and minds.
Background image: Feryal Aldahash looks down on her third daughter Valgerour Halla at their home in Reykjavik, Iceland. January 8 2017. | Thomson Reuters Foundation/Filippo Brachetti
Climate change affects us all, and less-developed communities, that are more closely tied to the land, often suffer more directly from environmental transformation. The changes include dramatic fluctuation of water sources, diminishing crop yields, and failure of long-held farming techniques. Discover how community leaders are adjusting, engaging with the international community and seeking innovative methods and new technologies to find sustainable ways of living.
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