In This, One of the World’s Most Densely Packed Slums, the Sun Never Rises
We visited Jakarta's Tambora slum to see what life was like in a place so densely populated that four people live in every square metre of space.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
UK Government Money to Tackle Rogue Landlords Is Being Used to Arrest Tenants
In trying to clamp down on "beds in sheds", the UK government just made things harder for the people living in them.
Meet the 'Slumscape' Painter Who Inspired Banksy's Dystopian Theme Park
The American artist Jeff Gillette has a new show in London juxtaposing Disney icons with real-world slums.
The Slums of 1980s Glasgow Through the Lens of a French Photographer
Raymond Depardon's photo series captured everyday life in some of the city's most deprived neighbourhoods amid the grind of Thatcher's Britain.
Photos by Raymond Depardon; words by Anaïs Brémond
Comparing the Slums of 1970s Glasgow to the Buildings That Stand There Today
Photos taken for housing charity Shelter have finally been released to the public after a 45-year embargo.
The Up in Flames Issue
Full Bleed: Labyrinth
Jason Jaworski's </i>Labyrinth</i> was created while traveling for 13 days through slums in the Philippines, accompanied by a group of little people.
The Russian Girl Who Grew Up in a Garbage Dump
<i>Something to Come</i>, premiering on HBO Europe this week, follows a child in a Russian garbage dump over the course of 14 years.
Getting to Know the Drug Lord Who Controlled Rio’s Biggest Slum
Being one of the most powerful drug lords in the country is "a much tougher job than people imagine," according to Misha Glenny's new book.
The People and Sweatshops Behind Argentina’s Largest Textile Fair
Photographer Sarah Pabst talks about her experience documenting the market known as La Salada.
The Philippines' Cemetery Slums
VICE Japan visited a massive slum on the outskirts of Manila where an estimated 6,000 people currently live and work amid graves and human bones.
Jodi Bieber's Startling Photos of Everyday Life in South Africa
From murderers to ordinary women, the photographer captures people at their most vulnerable.
Laura Rodriguez Castro
Will a Comic Help Change India's Attitudes Toward Rape?
<em>Priya's Shatki</em> is a comic about a girl who is raped and then tries to change the world with the help of the gods, flipping Indian patriarchy like a pancake.