Building a better future for India’s slums

In the Indian city of Pune, architects and NGOs have adopted a revolutionary approach to the country’s slum problem. Instead of demolishing houses and re-settling slum dwellers, they are working with residents to improve what is already there – one home at a time. Photographs by Pär Olsson Anjana Kamble stands in the doorway of … Continue reading Building a better future for India’s slums

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Indian activists under attack

Defending the rights of India's poor has always been risky, but with murders like that of activist Satish Shetty on the rise, the situation appears to be getting worse. The day Satish Shetty died started like any other. Shetty, a tall, heavyset man known for his stubbornness and love of Hindi music, woke shortly after … Continue reading Indian activists under attack