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Anuradha Nagaraj

Bullied by peers, India's LGBT+ children drop out of schools

18 Jul 2019

CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The school bullies started by teasing six-year-old Shemba for walking in a feminine way, and graduated to stone-throwing when the transgender girl - initially raised as a boy - started wearing girls' uniform, aged 10.

Indian state sets aside college places for slavery survivors

12 Jul 2019

CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Indian state has set aside hundreds of college places for survivors of trafficking and sexual assault, a move welcomed by anti-slavery charities on Friday for helping improve the lives of rescued slaves.

Indian state sets aside college places for slavery survivors

12 Jul 2019

CHENNAI, India, July 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Indian state has set aside hundreds of college places for survivors of trafficking and sexual assault, a move welcomed by anti-slavery charities on Friday for helping improve the lives of rescued slaves.

India turns to slavery survivors to uncover hidden victims and offer help

11 Jul 2019

CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Anjali wanders the backstreets of a city in southern India where she was once forced into prostitution in the name of religion, she does not go seeking answers, closure or revenge.

India inspects garment factories after pills expose

03 Jul 2019

CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Authorities in southern India have started inspecting garment factories and spinning mills after a Thomson Reuters Foundation investigation found workers were being given unlabelled pills for period pains to meet productivity targets.

India inspects garment factories after pills expose

03 Jul 2019

CHENNAI, India, July 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A uthorities in southern India have started inspecting garment factories and spinning mills after a Thomson Reuters Foundation investigation found workers were being given unlabelled pills for period pains to meet productivity targets.

Indian state compensates bonded worker after child's factory death

21 Jun 2019

CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A rare compensation award to a bonded worker whose child was killed at a textile factory in India could act as a precedent for other slavery survivors seeking justice, human rights campaigners said Friday.

Indian state compensates bonded worker after child's factory death

21 Jun 2019

CHENNAI, India, June 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A rare compensation award to a bonded worker whose child was killed at a textile factory in India could act as a precedent for other slavery survivors seeking justice, human rights campaigners said Friday.

Indian police rescue child workers from biscuit factory

17 Jun 2019

CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Indian police have rescued 27 child workers from a factory making biscuits for one of the country's leading brands, a local child welfare official said on Monday.

India heatwave deaths rise to 36, poorest workers worst hit

12 Jun 2019

MUMBAI/CHENNAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A heatwave gripping India has killed 36 people with the poorest workers bearing the brunt, national disaster management officials said on Wednesday, warning that the record temperatures were impacting more states than in previous years.

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