Climate change, poverty, and violence are contributing to a surge of human trafficking in Assam.

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


Labour with dignity

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