The first week of May has brought no relief to India, where surging cases of COVID-19 continue to dismantle the healthcare system. Since the start of the new month, nearly 400,000 people are getting sick with the virus every single day.
India is struggling with an unprecedented lethal second outbreak of COVID-19. With over 350,000 new cases every day and the total death toll crossing 254,000
A 13-year-old Selvi, loved going to school. Unfortunately, she had to drop out after elementary school as there is no high school in her village and her parents did not have the means to send her to the nearest high school.
West Darakapur village in the Patharpratima Gram Panchayat, West Bengal is a very poor village with 1120 inhabitants. Primary livelihood of the inhabitants is agriculture and fishing.
Tea Garden community or tea garden labour communities, are multi-ethnic groups of Tea Garden workers in Assam. It is a term used to denote active tea garden workers and their dependents, who reside in worker quarters
India’s north-eastern state of Assam is known globally as the land of the tea. More than half of India’s tea production takes place in the state. However, the communities working in those tea estates and industries are some of the most marginalised groups
Almeera, a nine-month-old baby girl, lives with her mother Soniya, a young mother of two and a homemaker and father Mohd. Afzal, owner of a small garment shop in Labhera Village of Block Nawabganj, Bareilly.
The government of India imposed a nationwide lockdown starting March to control the spread of COVID-19. The lockdown had a massive impact on the general population, and the hardest hit were the daily wage migrant workers hailing from villages and working in urban cities.
Kajan, with 17 years, is a spastic child from Puzhal SLR camp in Tamil Nadu, living with his parents Ms. Jothi Lakshmi and Mr. Kumar. Since he was a young child Kajan did not respond well and only when he was two years old his parents diagnosed him as a Mental Retardation- Cerebral Palsy Child.
Bhagalpur is known as silk city as it is famous worldwide for its silk production. The silk industry in this city is hundreds of years old and a whole clan exist that has been producing silk for generations.