For Jamile, city life is a daily struggle to find food and shelter, and to avoid multiple dangers.Railway Children

The end of the line

Indian railway stations are a magnet for impoverished children looking for a better future. What usually awaits them is abuse and exploitation. Terina Keene on an initiative helping them find a way out.

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NI 468 - Fracking - the gathering storm - December, 2013
An extravagant wedding ceremony can lead to a life of drudgery – and the cost may be seen as a debt the bride must ‘pay off’.Blend Images/Alamy

A prisoner in the house

For hundreds of South Asian women each year, an arranged marriage in Britain leads not to love but to slavery. Samira Shackle reports.

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NI 467 - Time to rethink disability - November, 2013
Patrick Lahai.Photo by: Yeama Thompson

In our own words

Citizen journalists Sheku Feika and Anoop Kumar tell the remarkable tales of three disabled young people from Sierra Leone and India.

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NI 467 - Time to rethink disability - November, 2013
A New Delhi construction worker holds her baby close.Desmond Boylan/Reuters

Keeping Prerna

Daily wage-earner Kajri is defying her husband to save her daughter. She confided in Ankita Balloh.

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NI 466 - Where have all the girls gone? - October, 2013
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Only the best... it has to be a boy

Rajashri Dasgupta explodes a few myths about educated middle-class women in India.

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NI 466 - Where have all the girls gone? - October, 2013
A salt-worker for 56 years, Umar joined SABRAS six years ago and is finally reaping some reward for his hours of toil.Charlotte Anderson

Worth their salt

Matthew Newsome meets a social entrepreneur helping India's salt-workers out of the poverty trap.

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NI 465 - How the war on pirates became big business - September, 2013
By Shuchi Kapoor

Southern exposure

Highlighting the work of artists and photographers from the Majority World.

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NI 463 - Argentina's challenge - June, 2013
Coming back from the brink? C.Gomersall / WILDLIFE / Still Pictures

Coming back from the brink?

India’s vultures nearly went extinct. Graeme Green on the efforts to save them.

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NI 462 - Land grabs - May, 2013
Photo by: Varsha Yeshwant Kumar

Where are they now? Mari Marcel Thekaekara

The Indian activist who's been writing for New Internationalist for almost 25 years.

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NI 460 - What has development done for me? - March, 2013
Privilege looms large in the southern Indian city of Chennai.Babu Babu / Reuters

India's elites have a ferocious sense of entitlement

A revealing set of US studies has got Urvashi Butalia thinking about how the rich behave in Dehli.

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NI 459 - The feral rich - January, 2013
Garden party with the forest people

Garden party with the forest people

Mari Marcel Thekaekara learns a lot about her own back yard when her adivasi friends come to visit.

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NI 453 - Protection racket - June, 2012
Tom KocherryRichard Swift

Tom Kocherry: fisher for justice

The 71-year-old legend of social movement politics in India shows no signs of slowing down, as Richard Swift discovers.

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NI 452 - Mental health - May, 2012
Should India still receive foreign aid?

Should India still receive foreign aid?

NGO director Jamal Kidwai and activist and writer Praful Bidwai go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.

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NI 452 - Mental health - May, 2012
Festival of Respect

Festival of Respect

Claire Colley visits Rajasthan’s International Folk Festival.

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NI 450 - Time for a fair economy - March, 2012
Chicken à la injection

Chicken à la injection

Wild stories fly around about chicken farming but the reality remains less than wholesome, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

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NI 447 - Banking on Hunger - November, 2011
Interview with Arundhati Roy     Stuart Freedman/Panos

Interview with Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy speaks out: on the moral police of India's anti-corruption campaign, on the silence surrounding civil wars, and on despotism and democracy.

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NI 445 - Pakistan - daring to hope - September, 2011

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Fracking - the gathering storm December, 2013
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Where have all the girls gone? October, 2013
Where have all the girls gone? October, 2013
How the war on pirates became big business September, 2013
How the war on pirates became big business September, 2013
Argentina's challenge June, 2013
Land grabs May, 2013
What has development done for me? March, 2013
The feral rich January, 2013
Protection racket June, 2012
Mental health May, 2012
Mental health May, 2012
Mental health May, 2012
Time for a fair economy March, 2012
Haiti two years on January, 2012
Banking on Hunger November, 2011
Pakistan - daring to hope September, 2011
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