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Stigma of tiger attacks haunts Sundarbans widows

Karuna Mondal, 51, of the village of Hiranmoypur in the Sundarbans clearly remembers the day her husband ventured out in the morning for a fishing trip with some other men. That was seven years ago.

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24.02.2018 | 15:43

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Brave Indian girls and their mission against human trafficking

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Two Indian school girls have received national bravery awards for helping police uncover and arrest a group of cross-border human traffickers. DW spoke to the two girls about the motivation behind their Mission.

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24.01.2017 | 14:34

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Monika’s garden of hope

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Oscar winning documentary filmmaker Megan Mylan (left) with Monika Barman, the protagonist of her latest short film, “After My Garden Grows.”

The black screen comes to life. A young girl dressed in a rust-coloured salwar-kurta (indian shirt with drawstring pants) is expertly clambering on top of a wooden structure amidst dense green foliage. As the camera follows her, the youngster turns slowly to reveal her serene, pretty face.

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23.05.2014 | 11:00

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Health is wealth

It is rightly said that “Health is wealth.” Without it, everything seems less important and futile. India is a rapidly developing country, but its health care system is still ailing and struggling to stand on its feet. Women Talk Online blogger Isra Bhat spoke to the Chief Executive Officer of the Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI), Mr. Alok Mukhopadhyay, and tried to find out about the key steps that can be taken to make the health sector of India better and reliable.

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02.10.2013 | 12:39

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