Mandakini Gahlot

Mandakini Gahlot is a New Delhi-based journalist who reports across platforms in print and television. She is the India Correspondent for France 24. She covers news and features from across India and neighboring South Asian countries, particularly on issues related to health, development, gender and politics

Rohingya refugees arrive under the cover of darkness by wooden boats from Myanmar to the shore of Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh, Sept. 27, 2017.

More than half of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are kids. Many are fleeing Myanmar alone.

About 480,000 Rohingya refugees have entered Bangladesh since late August, fleeing violence in neighboring Myanmar’s Rakhine State. Sixty percent of them are children. Many are alone.

This YouTube channel shows what it’s like to be an ‘untouchable’

It turns out rape is also really bad for India’s economy

How an Indian entrepreneur is helping to resist executions in the US

India’s ‘business friendly’ prime minister rejects English

At 9, Aslam became a slave

At 13, he was rescued. Here’s his story.

Indian authorities are out in force to enforce the use of toilets

Few leaders of great nations can count toilets among their top priorities. But the Indian president, who is trying to boost India’s economic might, has done just that.

There are more modern-day slaves living in India than anywhere else on Earth

Many of them are women and children being sold into the sex trade.