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Kathputli #2

Che cosa è successo al “Ghetto dei Maghi” nella colonia di Shadipur di Delhi?

Ogni settimana, ormai da un mese, prendo la metro in direzione Shadipur. 1,467 more words


Jaipur: The Beauty of the Slum

A post about the beautiful aspects of the slum. However, was my visit to the slum in Jaipur ethical? 638 more words


India's Dharavi set to become a Kowloon

A couple of days ago, I read a book on Hong Kong’s famed Kowloon Walled City, which was pulled down to make way for a park in the late 1980’s. 200 more words

The Write Effect

Contemplating Over Coffee

The idea of intruding into Asia’s largest slum with twenty-four “affluent white people” to participate in a zoo-like tour of Dharavi, made me sick and I found myself hoping the bus would never stop. 556 more words

CityLights evokes compassion

In its opening credits, the maker mentions that it’s an adaptation of the 2013 British-Filipino crime dramaMetro Manila by Sean Ellis. But Hansal Mehta’s adaptation of the story would resonate with anyone who knows someone or themselves have had to leave their small towns and cities and come to the metros in search of a better life. 988 more words


Moving Our World | Mindy


Written by: Mindy Kwan

When “poverty” is mentioned, media images of starving African children, toiling peasants in isolated mountains of China, and war refugees come to mind…. 1,146 more words