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 …

Aboriginals’ language, knowledge, ritual, and faith live on in homelands after 50,000 years: Remembering an age known as the Dreamtime – Australia

Source: Aboriginal Australians by by Michael Finkel © 2013 National Geographic Society Address : http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/06/aboriginal-australians/finkel-textDate Visited: Thu Jun 13 2013 12:42:14 GMT+0200 (CEST)

“The idea of flux and fragility”: Science-meets-art – Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Islands in Flux Pankaj SekhsariaCurated by Jaya RamchandaniVenue: CENTRAL LIBRARY, PATTO This installation is Pankaj’s attempt at bringing out the fragility of the state of the Andaman and Nicobar islands, …

Women in India: A reality check

Source: “Women in India: A reality check”, Frontline Magazine (Cover), 25 January 2013Address: http://www.frontline.in/cover-story/women-in-india-a-reality-check/article4275963.eceDate Visited: Sat Oct 24 2015 10:19:10 GMT+0200 (CEST) National Human Rights Commission As in the past, …

eBook | There you go! – Survival’s cartoon book

There you go! – Survival’s cartoon book – takes a satirical swipe at the ‘development’ of tribal peoples. With beautiful illustrations and wry humour, Oren Ginzburg tells the story of …

An environment minister’s call for a change in the colonial outlook: “Forests, tribal forest dwellers and life forms living in forests complement one another and are not rivals”

Forests, tribals and wildlife are not rivals, says [former] environment minister Anil Madhav Dave addressing senior-level forest officers at the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) in Dehradun The meeting of state …

Updates on the Convention on Biodiversity: Conservation to be “connected to livelihood” – Hyderabad biodiversity pledge

Goa villages to document biodiversity PANAJI: Goa has become the second State after Kerala to constitute Biodiversity Management Committees in most of its village panchayats, according to Pradip V. Sarmokadam, …

Ancestral land of Soliga tribe restored: “Government realizes that tribal peoples are the best conservationists” – Karnataka

Survival on 2 November 2011 (the organization working for tribal peoples’ rights worldwide) Indian tribe secures unprecedented rights to tiger reserve In a landmark victory, a tribe in India has for …