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Story Publication logo January 24, 2014

India: Love, Engagement, Abuse


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Due to cultural preferences for sons, 100 million girls are missing worldwide. Carl Gierstorfer...

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Nayreen Daruwalla and her team from SNEHA, an organization that combats violence against women and children. Image by Carl Gierstorfer. India, 2013.

In a video for Spiegel Online, Pulitzer Center grantee Carl Gierstorfer tells the story of Rheka, an Indian woman living in one of Mumbai's cramped slums. Click here to watch the video (in German).


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Gender Equality

Gender Equality
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Children and Youth

Children and Youth

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