#India

  • Article: This Indian Man Built a Road so His Kids Could Make It to School
    Education

    This Indian Man Built a Road so His Kids Could Make It to School

    By David Brand|Jan. 12, 2018

    He spent two years clearing a roadway through the mountains. Read more

  • Article: India's Top Court Will Reconsider Whether Gay Sex Is Criminal
    Citizenship

    India's Top Court Will Reconsider Whether Gay Sex Is Criminal

    Jan. 9, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "What is natural to one may not be natural to others," top court says. Read more

  • Article: India’s Only Openly Gay Prince Is Opening His Palace to LGBT People in Need
    Citizenship

    India’s Only Openly Gay Prince Is Opening His Palace to LGBT People in Need

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 9, 2018

    The prince publicly came out in 2006, an act of bravery in India where gay sex is still illegal. Read more

  • Article: This Indian Child Bride Was a Mother at 14, Now She's a Wrestling Champion
    Girls & Women

    This Indian Child Bride Was a Mother at 14, Now She's a Wrestling Champion

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 8, 2018

    Neetu Sarkar is an inspiration to all of us. Read more

  • Article: Girls Suffer Genital Cutting in India Despite the Government's Denials, Activists Say
    Girls & Women

    Girls Suffer Genital Cutting in India Despite the Government's Denials, Activists Say

    Jan. 4, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    FGM is practiced by the close-knit Dawoodi Bohra community, female members say. Read more

  • Article: Why an Indian City Awarded Free Lifetime Education to One Baby Girl
    Education

    Why an Indian City Awarded Free Lifetime Education to One Baby Girl

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 2, 2018

    The government hopes that having a girl child will no longer be seen as a “burden.” Read more

  • Article: This Water Cannon Is Fighting Air Pollution in New Delhi
    Health

    This Water Cannon Is Fighting Air Pollution in New Delhi

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 22, 2017

    A war for public health. Read more

  • Article: 11 Triumphs for Women and Girls in 2017
    Girls & Women

    11 Triumphs for Women and Girls in 2017

    By Daniele Selby|Dec. 21, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    There’s still more to do, but let’s take a moment to celebrate all that we’ve accomplished so far. Read more