urban poor

“Mumbai is a magnet to Indians seeking a better life. But many who arrive dreaming of Bollywood end up in prostitution or organised crime. The city’s population has doubled in 25 years, with half living in slums. In some parts, 50,000 people are said to be crammed into each square kilometre.”

Boy catwalking on garbage @Mumbai’s landfill, photographed by flickr user Zishaan Latif.
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