Hyderabad, not unlike the rest of India, is a place of great contradictions. Many of the global IT and communications giants such as Google have decided to base some of their major operations there with highly paid, highly qualified staff. At the same time, throughout the city one encounters the ‘other India’ of the millions of people who are living below the poverty line.
I had specifically chosen the Gender Based Violence field visit as I chair the Irish Joint Consortium on Gender Based Violence. We visited three partners in Hyderabad city.