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Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

It still seems a bit too soon to start reading fiction again after finishing¬†A Little Life¬†by Hanya Yanagihara, so I thought I would read some of the non-fiction I’ve been meaning to read for a long time instead. 491 more words

Books

What is a Slum in Tanzania?

With time my perception changes. I can almost feel it. It’s due to the fact I am confused. What is poor and what is rich? At their extremes these terms are clear. 447 more words

Tanzania

a glimpse into slum life

I quickly wandered down the stairs into the gully. I could see Sajid just ahead but was quickly losing sight of him. The path was narrow and this place was teeming with life, and stuff! 677 more words

India

Clashes break out as residents are evicted from a Brazilian slum

On Thursday, violence erupted in Sao Paulo, Brazil when police were sent to evict an estimated eighty families from government owned land from a slum district. 34 more words

General

Clashes break out as residents are evicted from a Brazilian slum

On Thursday, violence erupted in Sao Paulo, Brazil when police were sent to evict an estimated eighty families from government owned land from a slum district. 72 more words

Protests

To survive in Jakarta, part. 2

The way back was just fine till the moment we’ve reached the final street, about which I’ve told you in the beginning. When only about 100 or 200 meters were remain, a sudden bike with two guys, just from nowhere appeared and then is the moment I’ve completely lost control of the situation for a few seconds. 907 more words

Travelling

To survive in Jakarta, part. 1

It took some time to recall it all. My writing skills are poor, but if you read the whole story I will be pleased that I did all this not completely in vain. 378 more words

Travelling