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Anuja Upadhyay Twitter: anujaupadhyay

Anuja is a social scientist and writer with development experience in organizations like UN Women, Manushi for Sustainable Development and International Union for Conservation of Nature(IUCN) across India and Nepal. Her main areas of work are on gender equity, violence against women and children, anti-human trafficking of women, girls (including children), sustainable development, health and other critical global issues like governance, migration and economic globalization. She has special interest and expertise in writing about diverse issues as a blogger for Future Challenges.
  • Returning Indians in Search of the Indian Dream

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    At a recent dinner I bumped into two second generation Indians who had, a while ago moved to India from Britain and the US. Ravi had managed to jump the hurdles and settle down and was quite happy, but Neeraj’s story was different. Neeraj is a software engineer who returned […]

  • India’s Healthcare Hurdles

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    A recent stay at one of the famous private health care centres in  New Delhi where a friend of mine was hospitalized, left me thinking seriously about the shortcomings of the healthcare system in India. My sick friend herself was a doctor so she had first hand knowledge of where the […]

  • Nepali migrant workers – Life gets even harder

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    I was slightly flustered when returning from Kathmandu to New Delhi this November, I was questioned by Nepal Police at Tribhuvan International Airport for carrying my Nepali passport just to travel to India when a simple ID card was all that was needed. Little did I realize at the time that […]