The following pictures were taken by Brandeis-India Initiative Fellow Melissa Donze ’12. Melissa worked in and around Bangalore with MILANA, a small organization founded by HIV-positive women that offers psycho-social support, nutritional and home-based counseling, familial and children’s services, prevention and outreach work, as well as advocacy for the rights of those living with HIV.
The Big Picture
Prachee Sinha, an M.A. Candidate in Sustainable International Development at the Heller School, is currently doing her practicum in Lucknow, India. Sinha witnessed firsthand the rampant urban poverty of the city, and hopes that these photos will both inform people about this devastation and encourage them to take action. In her words: “One is here [...]
For six weeks in June and July, 18 Brandeis undergraduates explored issues of international justice in The Hague, Netherlands. Their experience was part of a new Brandeis study abroad collaboration between The Office of Study Abroad, The Office of Global Affairs, Legal Studies, International and Global Studies, and in partnership with the University of Leiden. [...]
During the Presidential Trip to India in February, Brandeis hosted a gathering in Mumbai that celebrated the work of our community in its commitment to social justice. The evening included a public lecture by President Reinharz, under the auspices of the Asia Society and hosted by St. Xavier’s College. The group then moved to the [...]