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Recently, an eight-storied garment factory collapsed in Bangladesh, leading to the death of several hundreds of workers. Many more are trapped inside the building even as rescue operations continue to remove those who are trapped under the rubble.
Womentalk blogger Aziza Ahmed related her own shocking experience.
Date30.04.2013 | 15:24
A thousand words, one picture
Photographer Peter Bussian has travelled around the world and photographed refugee camps. He shared his pictures and thoughts with Womentalk blogger Roma Rajpal. “I was always fascinated with travel and in particular countries at war. But I was not interested in the wars as much as the effect it has on people - refugees became my subject and I began travelling and photographing refugees, starting with the Cambodians on the Thai border in the early nineties.”
Date29.03.2013 | 14:57
Tagsafrica, Albania, Bosnia, Croatia, Ethiopia, Peter Bussian, refugees, roma rajpal, Serbia, womentalk
The one-million-strong Bohra community in India is a small group of a muslim sect called the Ismaili Shias who are believed to have originated in Egypt. In India, they have settled in the western states of Gujarat, Maharashtra and Rajasthan. This group practices female genital mutilation (FGM).
Date07.02.2013 | 15:40
The moment a girl child is born in India, it’s not only the child who cries, but the whole family. The family feels disaster has arrived on their doorstep. The blame cannot be put only on poor and illiterate people, even the so called ‘educated’ suffer from this syndrome.
Date08.06.2012 | 14:15