In August 2015, the government rolled out new guidelines for adoption in India aimed at centralizing and streamlining a system widely considered disorganized and inefficient. A year and a half later, opinions are mixed as to their success. The numbers tell
When Sandhya Wiswan decided to homeschool her son, Pranav, she was not worried about any consequences. Homeschooling in India isn’t common, but Pranav, a gifted musician, planned to pursue a career in music, which wouldn’t require a conventional education or degree.
Manikya and his mother rummage through the dry leaves in their backyard. They are searching for thick twigs. They’re still wearing their jackets, having just returned from the morning walk that starts each school day. When you ask him why
There was a different kind of buzz at the Thomson Reuters office last Wednesday. Besides the bright, lingering Diwali decor, the conference room was decked out to welcome 30 excited girls from the Udaan programme of Apne Aap Women’s Collective. Udaan aims to prevent second-generation prostitution