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Chalo Nagpur: India’s women’s march against fascism and caste

Women from all ethnic backgrounds and walks of life spoke up for women’s rights in Nagpur, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India

For the sake of the tiger

Prioritizing animal conservation over human life is having repercussions for locals in the Sundarbans. An illustrated report by Harriet Paintin and Sachin Gupta.

Filed in: Bangladesh

Taking on the sand mafia

Hired thugs won’t stop S Mugilan. The South Indian activist talks to Sibi Arasu.

Filed in: India

India's child trafficking and child beggars conundrum

An anti child trafficking campaign in India asks the public to photograph and share pictures child beggars, but it’s not as easy as it seems, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India

Don’t take Big Pharma at its word

Drugs companies have ulterior motives, and homeopathic cures are often a good alternative, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Health India Pharmaceuticals

The true cost of shrimp

Global trade of this luxury commodity ignores the true human and environmental impact, writes Brototi Roy.

Filed in: Fishing Food India

Transgender people in Pakistan: a first and last birthday party

Inside a transgender ‘birthday’ party in Pakistan, a rare chance for the community to celebrate a friend’s life.

Filed in: Pakistan

Little insects, big impact

By introducing bee hives to their fields, Indian farmers are improving productivity – and lives.

Filed in: India

When cash turns to ash: a look at India’s demonetization drive

Some 50 days into India’s efforts to funnel out black money, something seems not to have gone to plan, writes Nilanjana Bhomwick.

Filed in: India

Annus Horribilis

Looking for hope in dreadful circumstances, Mari Marcel Thekaekara refuses to let last year drag her down.

Filed in: India

The last Veddas of Sri Lanka

A life traded as a heritage token is an imperiled life, writes Kevin Childs.

Filed in: Sri Lanka

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