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The Adivasi way of life: Utopian or worth emulating by ‘mainstream’ society? – An ongoing debate

Anyone who has had some meaningful interaction with India’s indigenous or adivasi people, cannot fail to be touched by the encounter. There is a directness in them, an absence of artifice or guile, an almost childlike innocence, born of simplicity … Continue reading

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In support of India’s tribal women: Find information provided on Government and NGO websites

The concept of a mixed economy as envisaged in the Indian constitution gave way to a modern free market economy. As a result, the ground gained over the previous two decades in the fight against poverty began to slide out … Continue reading

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International Flamingo Day: Devoted to protecting the health of ecosystems – Tamil Nadu

Dear Friends, We are well and hope the same with you, family and associates and thinking of your work and those lacking a voice, proper respect, representation and those who are affected by the pandemic. Our routine environmental activities came … Continue reading

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Tip | Find reliable resources on tribal welfare and education on the websites of Unesco, Unicef and other NGOs

Type “Unicef India tribal health”, “Unicef Orissa tribe”, “Unesco tribal development Gujarat”  or similar search terms in the search window here: Govt. of India, NGOs and international organisations >> Do the same on the Safe Search website >>

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Video trailer | “Belle” on the (ongoing) campaign to end slavery throughout the world: A well-told story with accountability as the key to overcoming discrimination – United Kingdom

Belle Trailer 2013 – Official 2014 movie trailer […] The illegitimate, mixed-race daughter of a Captain in the Royal Navy finds her unique social standing become instrumental in the campaign to end slavery in England after meeting an idealistic young vicar’s … Continue reading

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