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Episode 19: Urmi Basu

Gender Inequality in India

 

 

Podcast Overview: Urmi Basu is the founder of New Light, a non-profit organization that provides shelter, food, education, and security to the children of sex workers and the victims of trafficking in Kolkata, India. Over the course of the thirty-minute podcast, Urmi shares some alarming truths regarding the harsh realities many women and children suffer through in India, where slavery and sex trafficking are endemic.

Learn more about New Light, including how you can help

Nicholas Kristof on Urmi Basu:

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