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"Human safari" or slum tourism?

M. Mehta, P. Barth
August 17, 2015

Slum tourism is booming the world over. Nowadays even major travel sites offer tips for favela tours in Rio and trips to Soweto. But when does tourism become unethical?


Or do these human safaris actually benefit the people who live there. Experts are divided in their opinions. We looked at the phenomenon in Brazil and India.

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