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Glad to be adivasi!

Is indigenous culture doomed? No way, say Tamil Nadu’s adivasi kids. Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports.

Filed in: Culture India

The brave and the blameless: women survivors of war-time rape

A global summit to end sexual violence in conflict takes place this week. Subi Shah reports.

Filed in: Bangladesh Bosnia-Herzegovina Conflict Serbia and Montenegro Women

No candle-lit vigils for raped and murdered girls

Mari Marcel Thekaekera blames caste prejudice for a lack of outrage in India.

Filed in: India Women

Indian orphans sexually abused by western paedophile ring

Will a convicted British paedophile escape trial in Goa? Mari Marcel Thakaekara on a case that is infuriating local people.

Filed in: India

Forbidden to remember their dead

Tamil survivors tell their stories five years after the Sri Lankan government’s bloody onslaught. Paul Cooper reports.

Filed in: Military Sri Lanka

‘It won’t be the normal sort of wedding’

A marriage ceremony that breaks conventions gives Mari Marcel Thekaekara hope in the aftermath of India’s elections.

Filed in: India

PHOTO ESSAY: India’s city of widows

David Shaw captures the haunted existence of the country’s unwanted women.

Filed in: India Women

No tattoos please, we’re Buddhists

But casinos are no problem, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya in Sri Lanka.

Filed in: Politics Religion Sri Lanka

I don’t want to play God – even when it comes to rapists and child killers

A botched execution in the US gets Mari Marcel Thekaekara thinking about the clamour for capital punishment in India today. 

Filed in: India Prisons

Aunty Ji, how do I kiss?

Loreza Bacino investigates a new Hindi-language site giving answers to all the questions Indian youth were afraid to ask.

Filed in: India Society

India in the grip of election fever

From the morally bankrupt to the cleanest candidates ever – who will the country choose? Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports.

Filed in: India Politics

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