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

By Swathi Mehta, Tufts University Overview In Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy, Dr. Kevin Bales estimates that there are at least 27 million slaves in the world today – more than at any other time in human history. … Continue reading

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Gond artists help readers to “ask, reflect and engage in what is independent India’s worst affliction” – Critical acclaim for Bhimayana: A graphic novel on Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar

Learn more about the Gond community >> If the book succeeds in making the reader ask what independent India’s worst affliction is, it would go down in history as a document as important as the story of Ambedkar it tells. | … Continue reading

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Ekalavya the archer prodigy

Watch this story on Youtube including the self-mutilation scene [=/-11:32]: Eklavya | Mahabharat | Hindi Animated Stories For Kids- 2 | Moral Stories For Children | KahaniyaanURL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tgl0L401VkIDate visited: 1 July 2020 [verify on ekalavya-youtube-screenshot-2020-07-01-web.jpg] 3D Animation For Children forms … Continue reading

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“The relationship between labourer and lender is timeless”: Rescuing forced labour and children – Anti-Slavery International

Many of India’s informal workers are getting pushed into bonded labour during coronavirus crisis | Read the full report in Scroll.in >> Loan sharks are exploiting workers’ inability to repay loans. Many families will instead resort to taking out loans … Continue reading

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“We are so much more than that”: Book by S. Swarnalatha documenting the lives her own community, the Irula, who are known for their knowledge of nature and medicinal herbs – Tamil Nadu & Kerala

“My grandmother told me if someone ever pointed out our dance movements are peculiar, we should tell them these are the feline steps of a hunter” | To read the full story, click here >> Swarnalatha belongs to the tribal … Continue reading

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