Author: Shirley Luy

Shirley LuyShirley is a final year Journalism/Business Management student majoring in marketing. She is passionate about social issues and impactful storytelling. Shirley has previously interned at Seven News and Queensland Magazines. She is thrilled to be reporting in Rajasthan as part of the UQ in India project.

The Curse of Caste

Shirley Luy- October 30, 2018

India's primordial caste system still lives on in society today. Despite laws prohibiting “untouchability” and caste-based discrimination, lower castes continue to face prejudice and social exclusion ... Read More

When Love Transcends Caste Lines

Shirley Luy- October 24, 2018

The caste system still permeates every aspect of Indian society today. What happens when marriage crosses caste lines and defies traditional norms? When Love Transcends ... Read More

Jaipur: The Orange City

Shirley Luy- September 26, 2018

Jaipur, best known as India's pink city, is speckled with copper orange tones. Read the full story here. Read More