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'Urban poor ghettoised'

60% of Mumbai’s population living in slums, 10 million of them live under the threat of constant displacement

To understand the land use pattern in the city, NGO Yuva conducted a study titled ‘Ground Truthing’ in the P/North ward Malad (West), with a population of 9.58 lakh, to assess the results of the development plan (DP). 388 more words

Poor Door

Before I moved to the midlands I lived in London for nearly ten years, starting at university. A penniless student is not exactly the best way to enjoy life in the Great Wen, but on leaving and finding a Real Job (albeit nothing to do with my degree), I was able to find out a bit more about the city – its day and night life, its many nooks and crannies. 987 more words


Demolishing Jamestown

Jamestown. A slum by the sea, demolished with impunity from Local Government in Accra. 2,000 people displaced in 24 hours. 2,000 unheard voices, 2,000 forgotten faces. 18 more words


We went back to Hyderabad for a few days, and stayed in the same hotel we did in March 2014. We had a very similar room, with a very similar view ( 540 more words