Deepa Kandaswamy is an award winning freelance writer based in India. With over 700 articles to her credit published in six continents and a co-author of three books, she specializes in stories about gender, technology, environment, terrorism, health, politics and social issues.
Some give up traditional livelihoods and do something new. Others stay put and rebuild from within devastated towns. Throughout the shoreline communities of southern Chile hardest hit by the 2010 tsunami, women are driving a long, hard recovery.
Pregnant women and mothers of young babies in Japan are getting mixed signals about how far away they should be from the nuclear-power-plant disaster. With the government’s evacuation advice considered lax, volunteers are stepping in.