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Former Kamlari slave girls pave the way for change in Nepal

By speaking out about their experiences, survivors have helped change society, reports Kevin Childs.

Filed in: Children Human Rights Nepal Slavery Work

Sri Lanka’s key institutions corroded and corrupted by conflict

UN rights chief asks the country to address needs of victims ‘on all sides’. Lasanda Kurukulasuriya reports.

Filed in: Human Rights Sri Lanka

Breaking the system designed to keep tea workers poor

Sabita Banerji reports on the challenge of securing labour rights for plantation workers in India.

Filed in: India Work

Reduced to immediate identity

Being born among this caste often means discrimination from the very moment of birth, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India

Facebook and India: Introducing a digital caste system

The social media behemoth is seeking a massive digital ‘land grab’ to enclose the future of the country’s internet, writes Chris Spannos.

Filed in: India Media

The Robin Hood Army

It’s heartening to read about an altruistic movement with no hidden motives except to feed the hungry, homeless and needy, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India

China’s influence in Nepal endangers Tibetan refugees

The country’s impact on Nepalese politics makes life for Tibetans there extremely difficult, reports Emily Korstanje.

Filed in: China Nepal Refugees Tibet

Reflections at the start of the year

One always hopes for the best, Mari Marcel Thekaekara writes looking toward 2016.

Filed in: India Violence Women

‘The earthquake killed thousands but the blockade can kill millions'

The situation in Nepal is desperate, reports Emily Korstanje.

Filed in: Disasters Nepal

Ending the year on a note of hope

2015 has had its share of bad news. But there is reason for optimism, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Religion Society

A shining, sustainable example

If we want to save the planet, we need to look to indigenous culture, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Environment India Indigenous Peoples Sustainability

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