Dharavi slum tours and poverty tourism in India

At Mahim Junction in Mumbai, India interviewing two Canadian tourists on the Dharavi slum tour.

At Mahim Junction in Mumbai, India interviewing two Canadian tourists on the Dharavi slum tour.

MUMBAI, India – ‘Slum tourism’ exists in many parts of the world and draws huge numbers of visitors, seeking to get a glimpse into the lives of the urban poor. But is it a modern version of a curiosity show or can it really help the community?

I put this story together while backpacking through India in early 2015.

This story aired on DW WorldLink June 12, 2015.

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Adam Bemma is a journalist and media development advisor working in East Africa and Southeast Asia.

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2 comments on “Dharavi slum tours and poverty tourism in India
  1. Reblogged this on Stormhaven Media and commented:
    Great Journalist . I had the privilege to work with Adam Bemma briefly at CUTV Montréal. The work he does in Africa is amazing.

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