You are here: Home » India


Dams and development

03/30/2011 | Panos London

The topic guide considers areas of potential conflict between countries, concerns over policy guidelines regarding dam building and the socio-economic impact of displacement.

Protestors, power and mega-dams

03/25/2011 | Tania Ghosh

Mega-dams have caused controversy around the world. The Lower Subansiri Hydroelectric project, being constructed in Arunachal Pradesh, North-east India is no exception.

Women are key to tackling inequality and global poverty in developing countries says Panos London

03/06/2011 | Panos London

Economic pressures are encouraging more women to challenge taboos and find success in roles traditionally held by men in some developing countries, says Mark Wilson, Executive Director of Panos London. To mark the centenary year of International Women’s Day on March 8, Panos London has produced a case study media pack profiling extraordinary women from around the world who have taken on roles previously deemed just for men.

Relay: Communicating research

02/10/2011 | Panos London


Academic research makes a crucial contribution to development but too often findings are kept within the research community. The media can play a part in communicating this knowledge.

Linking southern journalists

02/10/2011 | Panos London

The focus of this project is to increase the availability of original, high-quality articles and broadcasts about life in developing countries written by local journalists.

Positive voices

01/30/2011 | Panos London

Our project highlights the invisibility of women living with HIV and AIDS, in South Asia, who do not fall into any high-risk group, but who are equally vulnerable to the virus.

Climate Change Media Partnership

01/30/2011 | Panos London

The media has a key role to play in raising awareness about climate change at both global and local levels. The CCMP project is an exciting programme designed to ensure this will happen.

Wave power: Radio and the MDGs

01/16/2011 | Panos London

Wave Power showcases four community radio projects helping to tackle the Millennium Development Goals in developing countries

Dance that heals

10/20/2010 | Divya Gupta

Shampa, from Kolkata, grew up in shelter homes for girls from the age of five after both her parents died. She is now a dance instructor, trained by Kolkata Sanved (which translates roughly from Bengali as sensitivity), a local NGO that uses dance to help participants cope with mental trauma.

Indian success as child deaths cut dramatically

09/23/2010 | Divya Gupta

"It's no age to die" says the doctor whose work has helped dramatically cut infant and maternal mortality rates across the states of Jharkand and Orissa. The NGO says its approach – which puts women centre-stage – works even in the poorest areas.

You are browsing items tagged with India.