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Toiling for freedom: How women-convicts struggle to rebuild their lives after incarceration

Social workers say many women offenders are actually victims all along, before the crime is committed, during the period of imprisonment, and even after release.

How agents trafficking women in Hyderabad continue to function with impunity

Activists working on the ground say that a case is generally registered under Section 420 (Cheating) of the IPC but the agents are let off on bail very easily.

Weeks after Cyclone Gaja, threat of human trafficking looms over TN's delta districts

"When a disaster first strikes, people send food, water and other necessities to the affected. It is when this stops that the trafficking aspect comes into play," says a social worker.

How patriarchy forces boys who survive sexual abuse into years of trauma, silence

TNM spoke to survivors and experts to understand what happens when a boy is sexually abused and how it impacts his sexuality and mental well-being.

Towards an uncertain future: Why farmers are unhappy with Karnataka’s big bet on solar

Farmers say that the money they make by leasing their land to the solar park in Pavagada is not too less, but they are worried about the future, as is the government about the solar power plants.

Skeletal defects, rotting teeth: The fluorosis crisis in K’taka’s Pavagada

Just 150 km from Bengaluru, residents are Pavagada are suffering from fluorosis, caused by their drinking water.

Sustainable menstruation: Why it is time to switch to menstrual cups

Like periods, there are several myths and apprehensions associated with menstrual cups, touted to be the most sustainable method of managing your menstrual waste.

Watch: Why farmers are unhappy with Karnataka’s big bet on solar energy

Farmers say that the money they make by leasing their land to the solar park in Pavagada is not too less, but they are worried about the future.

Watch: In Bengaluru's Peenya, industrial pollution is destroying public health

Activists say that the lakes located in this belt have high levels of non-biodegradable chemicals, as well as heavy metals exceeding the industrial effluent discharge standards.

How Peenya’s industrial pollution is destroying public health in Bengaluru’s outskirts

In the neighbourhoods surrounding the Byramangala reservoir, several families have lost their loved ones to cancer, and continue to battle with skin diseases.