Category Archives: Development

Dec 4 2017

Right to Dignity, not for Manual Scavengers: The neglected state of rights of scavengers in India

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*by Swapnil Tripathí It was recently reported that the National Capital of India witnessed numerous deaths of sanitation workers, employed in the cleaning of sewage and drains, mainly due to lack of safety equipment. These deaths are not just restricted … Continue reading

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Sep 9 2017

The Intense Battle between Indigenous Communities and Powerful Corporations

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By Raghav Trehan and Richa Sharma* “I say this because I know that if you want to take care of the forest, you need to invest in us – indigenous peoples – because no one takes better care of the forest … Continue reading

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Jul 14 2017

5 Reasons Why Cooperation is Key for Development

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By Elisabeth Rochford* The launch of the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015 focused the world’s attention on 17 “Global Goals” to be met by 2030. They highlight the significant challenges that lie ahead for every one of us, as a … Continue reading

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