Bangalore-based student Priyanka Shah's series depicts how roaming city streets is an emotional battle.
This year marks a decade since my family moved to Bangalore. On our arrival, in 2007, the city was still known more for its
Informal workers are essential contributors to the city and its functioning; therefore, improving their livelihoods is an
In Medellin, the program "Improvement without Barriers" by the Institution for Social housing and Habitat (ISVIMED) aims
Cities around the world have been experimenting participatory processes - in peace building, mapping, and ensuring women's
As the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) approaches, the inclusion of
In 2010, Milpa Alta had the highest levels of poverty in all of Mexico. Given the dire situation, María Fernanda Carvallo
Health, mental or physical, is a fundamental human right. It is influenced by biology but also by social and cultural norms, which have historically discriminated against women, making them more vulnerable.
Talk about a city of contrasts: once known as the Garden City of India, Bangalore is now known as the country's Silicon Valley (there's even a nearby winery), making it an exceptionally varied, modern and remarkably interesting part of the country.
Finding environmentally friendly modes of urban transportation is a key issue for cities working to ensure sustainable development. In Nairobi, a number of studies have identified the significant risk to pedestrians and bicyclists operating in and around the city.
For cities across the Global South with rapidly-growing populations, youth are widely seen as holding the keys to the future. At the same time, however, they typically face higher rates of unemployment than the rest of the population.
Infosys is not the only Indian company growing inorganically. 2014 saw the highest number of Indian mergers and acquisitions transactions in a decade - 1,177 deals valued at $50 billion. This resurgence applies to pharmaceuticals, finances, telecommunications, and more.
For the working poor, unions can provide a structure for voicing grievances and a collective power for bringing about change, often in the face of resistance. In this article, we travel from Mumbai and Bangalore to Tehran and Ho Chi Minh City to explore some of the struggles waged by unions to demand the rights of their members.
"These wetlands used to act as purifiers. But all such wetlands surrounding the lake have been encroached and there is no
In a country where Cricket and Bollywood are the consistent favorites, a wave of social media titans are pushing their way to the top, one impactful project at a time. One of the hottest and most talked about figures in the digital community is Rohit Varma, founder of the Bangalore-based R. Square Consulting.