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Indian girl trapped in life of cigarette rolling

March 22, 2012

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Reblogged from kracktivist By RAVI NESSMANAssociated Press A pack of Bidi cigarettes (Photo credit: Wikipedia) DHULIYAN, India — Sagira Ansari sits on a dusty sack outside her uneven brick home in this poor town in eastern India, her legs folded beneath her. She cracks her knuckles, then rubs charcoal ash between her palms. With the […]

Fashion’s real victims

February 14, 2012

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Working in an industry built on child labour and exploitation, it’s little wonder models have finally unionised Tanya Goldguardian.co.uk, Monday 13 February 2012 Thirteen-year-old Nadya in the documentary film Girl Model Model abuse – it sounds like a joke. What exactly do models need to be protected from? The clothes, perhaps, but that is another […]