As the UN's climate change conference COP 25 wraps up in Madrid, we take a look at how cities are dealing with the impact of climate change. How are African megacities adapting to the climate crisis? Air pollution has a tight grip on Serbia's capital Belgrade. And the Italian city of Venice is dealing with the aftermath of the worst flooding in decades.
World in Progress: Bitter Sugar and facing the drought
+ Bitter lives and little hope: meeting sugarcane workers and their families in Guatemala
+/ how a woman is making the best of living with HIV in a rural community in southern Africa.
World in Progress: Changing Spaces
Topics: How internet access is changing rural lives in Tanzania// Egypt's new capital might not solve all the problems // Running out of space: Graves are becoming more expensive than real estate in China // Not just for the money - why expats like working in the Gulf countries
World in Progress: Keeping endangered languages alive
Protecting the world's languages // Scots Gaelic in decline // The last valley of Aranese speakers in the Pyrenees // The heritage of ancient Babylon
World in Progress: What's at stake in the Alabama abortion battle
In Alabama in the Untited States, the legal battle about abortion rights continues. The strictest abortion law in the USA banning abortions even in cases of incest of rape was set to take effect this month. But a preliminary injuction, temporarily blocking Alabama from enforcing the law, was issued by a federal judge last week. This report looks at what's at stake for women