New Internationalist

India

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Poor Indian kids checkmating the odds

One man’s drive to teach dalit children chess is putting pride back into a community, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Indigenous Peoples

Garden party with the forest people

Mari Marcel Thekaekara learns a lot about her own back yard when her adivasi friends come to visit.

Filed in: India Indigenous Peoples

Inside India’s forest communities

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is enchanted by the adivasi communities deep in the heart of Tamil Nadu.

Filed in: India Indigenous Peoples

Making caste a thing of the past

An ‘anti-untouchability’ video project is raising awareness of the crimes against dalits which blight Indian society, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Human Rights India

Some thoughts on becoming a woman in India

In some Indian communities a girl’s first period is treated with great fanfare, in others it is a carefully kept secret, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Indigenous Peoples

The Girl Store

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is appalled by the tactics used by a website to raise money for poor Indian children. But do the ends justify the means?

Filed in: India Sexual Politics

Tom Kocherry: fisher for justice

The 71-year-old legend of social movement politics in India shows no signs of slowing down, as Richard Swift discovers.

Filed in: Democracy India Nuclear Power Social Change

Should India still receive foreign aid?

NGO director Jamal Kidwai and activist and writer Praful Bidwai go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.

Filed in: Development (Aid) India

Climate change first hand

Mari Marcel Thekaekara on her experience of the world’s crazy weather.

Filed in: Climate Change India

BRICS challenge dollar hegemony

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa team up to resist Western financial domination, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.

Filed in: Brazil China Finance India Iran Russia South Africa United States World Bank

Women in India are not asking for it

After an exposé reveals the true thoughts of Indian police officers about rape victims, Mari Marcel Thekaekara says attitudes must change.

Filed in: India Sexual Politics Women

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