Europe’s failure to help refugees in Libya is driving them across the Atlantic. BY PRIYALI SUR | JUNE 26, 2019, 1:12 PM One recent June week, the United States stopped a record number of African refugees and migrants at its southern border. Hundreds of people fleeing violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan, and… Continue Reading
In India, the battle for justice is on many fronts for women who survive acid attacks. They continue, in part, because the government has failed to regulate the sales of acid and police have repeatedly failed to even take reports of attacks.
The original version of this article appeared on the Wilson Center’s New Security Beat and The Diplomat. http://thediplomat.com/2015/02/climate-change-and-human-trafficking-a-deadly-combination/ -February 25, 2015 The story of Uma Tudu captures the endless cycle of poverty, violence, and suffering faced by too many girls in the northeastern Indian state of Assam.* At 16, following floods that destroyed her village,… Continue Reading
First published in Women Under Siege Project. May 29, 2015 In India, it is legal to rape your wife. And as of last month, when a government minister explained why he thought the issue can’t be remedied in his country, marital rape is back in the news. On April 29, Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary, minister of… Continue Reading
A documentary filmed in India that captures the trauma faced by rape survivors who are socially ostracized and have to battle a prejudiced and insensitive criminal justice system.
Traditional embroidery from GujaratCopyright: Priyali Sur India is busy deliberating on its next possible Prime Minister- Narendra Modi, who has been marketing his model of development in India’s Gujarat. But in the dry and arid hinterland of India’s western state , one woman who believes in Gandhi’s ideals is working tirelessly to uplift women.The white–silvery… Continue Reading