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Ipsita is a travel writer and a solo female traveller, on the road for 2+ years. She believes in slow and sustainable travelling that imbibes local traditions with minimal carbon footprints. She is an avid hiker, highly immersed in experiential travel journalism.

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Sundarban's Women Can Barely Survive On Beedi-Making Wages
Sundarban’s Women Can Barely Survive On Beedi-Making Wages

Fatema’s mother tied the string around a beedi, showing me the skill. ‘If you take 1 kg of leaves, you have to produce 3000 beedis. Otherwise, there would be a wage-cut.’

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