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Tip | Search useful information before visiting India: Responsible tourism, eco tourism and volunteer work

New and “exotic” destinations are being promoted by the tourism industry all over the world. Responsible travellers and volunteers care about the welfare of local people. Some restrictions may prevent tourists from entering sensitive “tribal” areas of India. In other regions, the impact of tourism raises ethical questions. More >> Search tips: checking … Continue reading

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“The sometimes disturbing story of how we are treating our fragile islands” – Andaman & Nicobar

Books on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands by Pankaj Sekhsaria 1) Islands in Flux – the Andaman and Nicobar Story (2017) 2) The Last Wave – An Island Novel (2014) 3) The Jarawa Tribal Reserve Dossier (2010) The three books, signed by … Continue reading

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Census 2011: Enumeration of Primitive Tribes in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Enumeration of Primitive Tribes in A&N Islands – A Challenge Census operation in the remote and far-flung Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands had been a tough but fascinating exercise down the corridor of time. Barring Narcondam Island … Continue reading

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Forcing tribal peoples into the mainstream, exploitative ‘human safaris’ allowed to continue – Andaman Islands

Survival for tribal peoples, 5 March 2013 India’s Supreme Court today reportedly reversed its previous ‘interim order’ to ban ‘human safaris’ in the Andaman Islands, dealing a major blow to the campaign against the controversial tours. […] Alarm bells also rang when … Continue reading

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The “India Exclusion Report”: A collaborative, trans-disciplinary report that examines the outcomes of public policy, law, programmes, budgets, institutions and their functioning for all peoples

India Exclusion Report 2015A comprehensive, annually updated analysis on the exclusion of disadvantaged groups in India ISBN: 978-93-82579-39-7 First Edition: 2016 [PDF 13 MB, 294 pages]Read the full report here >>YODA PRESS268 A/C Vasant Kunj New Delhi 110 070 www.yodapress.co.inThe India Exclusion Report 2015 … Continue reading

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