Passionate about the fight against HIV/AIDS, DJ-turned-activist Baby Jim Aditya has lived with sex workers in red-light districts in an effort to educate them on HIV/AIDS, visited prisons to teach inmates about the dangers of used needles and unprotected sex, and challenged deep rooted prejudices in her country’s patriarchal society. Here, she tells us why she believes attitudes have to change.
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Shaoxing Opera, also known as Shao Opera, from the northeastern Zhejiang province of China, is a lesser known form of Chinese opera that, despite the onslaught of modern forms of entertainment, continues to hold its own with the support of the working class who appreciate its robust and energetic style of presentation.
Words & Photography: Wang Yuanchang
In the course of presenting the travel show fast:track on BBC World News, Rajan Datar has abseiled with garbage collectors in the favelas of Rio, done loop the loops in a WWII biplane and bathed a grown tiger! The award-winning journalist talks travel and adrenaline.
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