After Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi revoked the state of Jammu and Kashmir’s semi-autonomous status, the region was thrown into turmoil. Many young entrepreneurs, once a source of employment and economic development in the region, had no choice but to close their businesses and seek opportunity elsewhere.
In many parts of India, women still struggle against the taboo of their periods and often don’t have the hygiene products they need. Now, female entrepreneurs are taking matters into their own hands and producing the products themselves.
As India’s government scrambles to solve New Delhi’s worsening air pollution crisis, some residents find temporary relief from oxygen bars and air purifiers. But those who can’t afford these luxuries have no choice but to endure the toxic air – and its devastating effects on their respiratory systems.