Category Archives: poverty

Did you pass by the beggar lady yesterday?

I’m not a bad person, but definitely not a particularly brave one. I work an 8- 5 job and go home to work some more. My salary is enough for food, shelter, clothing- Not much more, not much less. Occasionally … Continue reading

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I Hunger, I Thirst.

Want to know the secret of contentment? I Hunger, I Thirst Ich habe Hunger. Ich habe Durst Gudrun Pausewang Mama Soto lives on a small goat hill in South America with her 7 children. Her ancestors settled on this land … Continue reading

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Female infanticide and Feminism

“To all the women, whose life seems an utter mess, Who see neither way out nor a cathedral to confess. To whom survival is the immediate need, Who no advice columns or feminism heed. Listen to me, listen here, I … Continue reading

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The abandoned pups

One fine day 2 houses away, we hear a chorus of yelping and find 9 tiny adorable pups. None of the neighbours knew where they had come from or when. The pups only knew was that they were hungry, very … Continue reading

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To make the world better.

“I was hungry and you formed a humanities club to discuss my hunger. Thank you. I was imprisoned and you crept off quietly to your chapel to pray for my release. Nice. I was naked and in your mind you … Continue reading

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When a kilo of rice is the cost of an apple, what is the price of poverty?

  The mother who looks terribly malnourished, says she can’t afford it. The child beams into a smile and then shyly buries his head in his mother’s saree. He looks ok, and that is because he was till recently breastfeed. … Continue reading

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