Rural women in India’s Maharashtra state get to play and dance – normally considered a taboo – on Nag Panchami.
Every year the Pandharpur yatra of Maharashtra generates an enormous pile of garbage, making people sick in dozens of villages.
India is a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural society.The great diversity is often reflected in the number of festivals and ceremonies.
Women cast outside of society receive little support from the government.
At this moment, India has a relatively low level AIDS prevalence rate in comparison to other countries.
Devdasi is the institutionalized practice of exploiting women by religious organizations and temples.