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Bangladeshi Nobel winner defends reputation against charges

Season 2024 Episode 62 | 6m 38s

Nearly a half-century after its birth from a bloody civil war, Bangladesh has made significant strides in reducing poverty. One of the best-known architects of this progress is Muhammad Yunus, who popularized the concept of microfinance. However, Yunus has run afoul of his country’s prime minister and now faces criminal charges. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports for the series, Agents for Change.

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