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Is India Trying to Subdue Kashmir Through Religious Tourism? 
July 17, 2018
The Indian state under the increasing influence of Hindu nationalism is using Hindu pilgrimage sites..
 
“Aswachh Bharat” marks Amarnath yatra 
July 15, 2018

Tourism and Plastic: Exploring the Contours 

June 04, 2018
The threat that plastic poses to the health of the planet has been raising alarm bells for some time..
 
As Women, Are We Really Economically Empowered A view from the point of view of Tourism 
April 10, 2018

Do we enjoy the same quality of life as our male counterparts? How can we, when the figures of women..

 
Meet the Majid Squad, a Group that Voluntarily Cleans Filth on Amarnath Yatra Routes 
January 29, 2018
Notwithstanding the National Green Tribunal directions, Governor N N Vohra recently decided that a 60-day-long..
 
Situation in India on Child Abuse in Tourism - UNWTO Task Force on the Protection of Children
March 13, 2009

Situation in India on Child Abuse in Tourism - UNWTO Task Force on the Protection of ChildrenEQUATIONS was invited to present at the United Nations World Tourism Organisation’s 24th Task Force Meeting on the Protection of Children, at the ITB Berlin on 15th March 2009. It was the first time since the task force was formed that a presentation was made on the situation in India, and therefore the moment was historic in some ways. The presentation drove home the point that exploitation of children was mostly unacknowledged by the industry and policy makers. That combined with extremely weak protection mechanisms resulted in high degrees of vulnerability for children who fell easy prey to perverted tourists – both domestic and international.

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Situation in India on Child Abuse in Tourism - UNWTO Task Force on the Protection of Children