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    Monday, November 30, 2015

    Dry, cracked earth. People struggling to find water. Villages swept away by floodwaters. 

    When it comes to the media’s depiction of how climate change is affecting developing nations, these images are very familiar. But the work of Indian environmental journalist Stella Paul shines a light on another shocking and disturbing social effect of global warming recently — how women are being forced into the sex trade because of drought.