Dreaming of desert life in Rajasthan

This is a series of shots I took while traveling through the desert state in October 2011

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A new hope for India’s girls born into prostitution

For generations, prostitution has provided the only means of economic survival for some tribes in the Indian desert. Now, a handful of schools are teaching kids that a life outside the sex industry is possible. Story aired Deutsche Welle Radio World in Progress, March 2,2011 Story published on Deutshce Welle Online, March 2, 2011 In … Continue reading A new hope for India’s girls born into prostitution

Battling opium addiction in India’s wild west

Opium is big business in India. In 2007 alone, India produced almost 350 tones of raw, legal opium for the international pharmaceutical industry. Despite strict monitoring of poppy farms, some of the opium always makes its way to the black market. Opium’s ready availability coupled with its use in traditional ceremonies has led to high … Continue reading Battling opium addiction in India’s wild west