#India

  • Article: How Mosques in India Are Working to Stop Child Marriages
    Girls & Women

    How Mosques in India Are Working to Stop Child Marriages

    Aug. 22, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "This is trafficking in the guise of marriage as poor people are targeted, lured and manipulated.” Read more

  • Article: Muslim Men in India Can No Longer Divorce Women by Saying ‘Talaq’ Three Times
    Girls & Women

    Muslim Men in India Can No Longer Divorce Women by Saying ‘Talaq’ Three Times

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 22, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    It’s a “historic” step. Read more

  • Article: This Cheap Plastic Uses Sunlight to Turn Sewage Into Drinkable Water
    Water & Sanitation

    This Cheap Plastic Uses Sunlight to Turn Sewage Into Drinkable Water

    By Andrew McMaster|Aug. 21, 2017

    New research might help to solve one of the most devastating global crises. Read more

  • Article: 'Unprecedented' Flooding Has Killed at Least 250 in Northern India & Left Thousands More Starving
    Environment

    'Unprecedented' Flooding Has Killed at Least 250 in Northern India & Left Thousands More Starving

    By Phineas Rueckert|Aug. 21, 2017

    “Villages after villages have been washed away.” Read more

  • Article: A 10-Year-Old Rape Victim in India Just Gave Birth, Highlighting India's Serious Problem With Violence Against Girls
    Girls & Women

    A 10-Year-Old Rape Victim in India Just Gave Birth, Highlighting India's Serious Problem With Violence Against Girls

    By Tess Sohngen|Aug. 17, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The girl is still unaware that she was ever pregnant. Read more

  • Article: This Sheikh From Oman, 65, Bought His 16-Year-Old Bride From India for $7,800
    Girls & Women

    This Sheikh From Oman, 65, Bought His 16-Year-Old Bride From India for $7,800

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 17, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The girl’s mother is desperate for her return. Read more

  • Article: These Indian Girls Are So Mad About Unsafe Schools, They've Gone on Hunger Strike
    Girls & Women

    These Indian Girls Are So Mad About Unsafe Schools, They've Gone on Hunger Strike

    Aug. 17, 2017|News Deeply

    Fifteen girls participated; three had to be hospitalized. Read more

  • Article: 8 Photos of the Deadly Monsoon Rains That Struck South Asia
    Health

    8 Photos of the Deadly Monsoon Rains That Struck South Asia

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 14, 2017

    The humanitarian crisis is just beginning. Read more