Volume One

“We work for the education and empowerment of trafficked girls, daughters of sex workers, and otherwise socially marginalized girls.”

“We are part of an NGO called Kranti (Revolution), that works in the red-light areas in Mumbai, India. We work for the education and empowerment of trafficked girls, daughters of sex workers, and otherwise socially marginalized girls. Kranti aims to enable the Revolutionaries to emerge as agents of social change and economic assets, redefining the... Continue Reading →

‘Landscapes’ by Laura Dow

Laura Dow is a photographer based in Edinburgh and Bristol, and is currently in her final year of studying MA Fine Art at Edinburgh University. Growing up on the coast of Scotland, Laura takes inspiration in the boundaries of land and its capacity to shape one’s identity.

‘Getting There’ by Fiona Dorchester

It's like God ran out of earth when he made the glen. Like he had to roll out what was left, but there wasn't quite enough to cover the ancient rocks that lay just below the surface. If Cameron was here he'd be telling me to stop talking daft. For the first time since it happened, I'm glad.

‘Choeung Ek’ by C.A. Steed

The nurse, one of the women I met while traveling, is walking ahead of me on the dry earth path. Her head is bent. She stops, frowns, then with her foot traces a white stick half-buried in the path. “That’s a thigh bone.”

“Even in urban cities, there is a significant gender-based bias that women face in the workplace; it helps more than you’d think that we have each other to vent with.”

“We met when we started teaching in this college, and have been friends since 2008. Although we work in different Departments, we make it a point to have lunch together – however harried or busy we are. Even in urban cities, there is a significant gender-based bias that women face in the workplace; it helps... Continue Reading →

“That’s what this community is about, it’s about building trust – something they don’t usually find in their own homes.”

“We are part of a non-profit voluntary organization called ANAWA – the Army Navy Air-Force Wives Activity Trust – an initiative by a group of retired army officers’ wives to reach out to young women and children from underprivileged sections of the Indian society. I am part of their educational project called ANKUR, and give... Continue Reading →

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