Run for India, Run for AIF

A supporter of American India Foundation in Chicago, Ritu Jain shares her reflections organizing a […]


‘I finally own something’: wives of Indian rickshaw drivers steer the finances

By Alia Dharssi Farida Begum’s face lights up as she talks about the day, four […]


The Price of Human Rights Work

When you work in human rights, you see a lot of sad faces. A ten-year-old […]


Mourning the Loss of a Human Rights Institution

  Brian and I stayed at the Rehabilitation Center for Torture Victims for ten days. […]


When Women Fight Back

  Violence is not for me. Scenes of real-life fighting and bloodshed make me uncomfortably […]


All in 2 Weeks

Recently I attended a two-week long training course on Leadership in Mental Health (MH) in […]


The Most Epic Rickshaw Ride in the History of Humankind

  They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. In some cases, however, […]


Regarding Temple Elephants and Child Rights

    “There’s an elephant blessing people on the other side of the street.” I […]


What good are human rights?

During my first year of law school, I took a class called Public International Law […]


Vellusami’s Testimony

(Names of individuals have been changed to protect their identities.) Vellusami quietly sat next to […]

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