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Description: Tribal Woman from Adilabad.Adilabad is one of the most desolate region in India. Engulfed into the dark confines of the teakwood forests, the natives here are stuck into the black of social chaos, illiteracy and a continuing insurgency.
Keywords: India, Andhra, Tribal
Date: 20.08.2007 15:45
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Added by: Tashi Tobgyal

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Caption: A Gondi tribal girl from Adilabad region, India.Gondi villages are infested with social ills like premature marriage and Child labour.Young girls are married off at the age of 12 years by tradition.By 13 or 14 they become mothers.Severe health related issues are frequent.Lack of Infrastructure like roads, drinking water, telecommunications and education keep basic life of the Gondis susceptible to Hardships and darkness.many Ngos and concerned Foundations have been working hard, but de to inaccessibilty of many of these villages, little has happened here.In such a scenario, Insurgent movements like the Salva Judum ravage and infest the whole region.

Photographer : Tashi Tobgyal, New Delhi, India
Ongoing Project on "PEOPLE AND CIRCUMSTANCES"

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