Education, development, and reform to counter debt bondage: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights revisited

A Report on Debt Bondage, Carpet-Making, and Child Slavery In Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy, Dr. Kevin Bales estimates that there are at least 27 million slaves …

Nomadic and semi nomadic tribes urged to address problems and issues and through their own voice – Rajasthan

JAIPUR: Chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday announced that his government is setting up a separate board for inclusive growth of de-notified, nomadic and semi nomadic tribes in the state. …

“Democracy and caste system can’t go hand in hand”: Paying attention to the enforcement of India’s 1989 act to prevent the commission of offences of atrocities against members of SCs and STs (Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes)

Hardly anyone seems to have paid attention to India’s dismal showing at the UN Human Rights Council’s universal periodical review when the latter alleged that India is “all words, no …

“Getting more money is the sole incentive”: Incentives for forest conservation

Direct income from forests as an incentive for conservation By Prof. V Santhakumar (Azim Premji University) February 23, 2024 Read the full post here | View all posts by vsanthakumar >> I was visiting Dayak …

“Indigenous women have an integral collective and community role as carers of natural resources and keepers of scientific knowledge”: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples & Virtual commemoration (9 August) – Unesco

Source: “The role of indigenous women in the preservation and transmission of traditional knowledge”, United Nations 2022URL: https://www.un.org/en/observances/indigenous-dayDate Visited: 8 August 2022 Indigenous peoples and UNESCO Indigenous peoples live in …

A treasure preserved for posterity in Bhadrachalam: A mini museum, library serving the cause of Integrated Tribal Development – Telangana

The Regional Centre of Tribal Cultural Research and Training Institute (TCR&TI) has laid renewed focus on preserving and popularising the rich collection of objects and artefacts of tribal communities at …

Heralding social and economic actions: Hunting and food gathering in Durwa culture – Bastar

Within the world of food collection […] Hunts such as these, all of them taking place in the months preceding the monsoon and involving only men, made me first realize that …