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Brain drain: a headache for India and China

Brain drain: a headache for India and China | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A rush to the exit by elites in the two Asian giants is part of a crisis that will affect everyone with a stake in the region's future.

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Tony Hall's curator insight, October 24, 2013 6:06 AM

I found this article very interesting. I think if fits nicely into the migration part of Population in Transition. It also gives a different perspective on migration.

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Breaking Caste: Dalit Girls Chance at a Better Life

Breaking Caste: Dalit Girls Chance at a Better Life | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Inside an extraordinary school that gives India's Dalit girls a chance at a better life...

 

Cultural change, especially traditions that are deeply engrained over many generations, are difficult to reverse.  In India, the caste system is changing but not without tremendous efforts by individuals and institutions that are deeply committed to equality and expanding opportunities for the most socially vulnerable population.  There are a variety of videos and articles here that show how one school is making a difference in the lives of 'untouchable' girls to give them a hope for the future. 


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