#India

  • Article: Orphanage Sells Babies for $2K, Tells Mothers Their Children Were Stillborn
    Citizenship

    Orphanage Sells Babies for $2K, Tells Mothers Their Children Were Stillborn

    Feb. 22, 2017 |Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Police have shut down the orphanage. Read more

  • Article: To Achieve Promise of 'My Clean India' Managing Poop Matters
    Water & Sanitation

    To Achieve Promise of 'My Clean India' Managing Poop Matters

    Feb. 20, 2017

    "Toilet waste is often disposed of by unsafe means, including dumping in fresh water sources." Read more

  • Article: Air Pollution in India Is Rivaling China as World’s Deadliest
    Health

    Air Pollution in India Is Rivaling China as World’s Deadliest

    By Meghan Werft| Feb. 15, 2017

    Air pollution in India causes 1.1 million premature deaths. Read more

  • Article: India Banned Literally All Disposable Plastic in Delhi, a Major Win for Planet Earth
    Environment

    India Banned Literally All Disposable Plastic in Delhi, a Major Win for Planet Earth

    By Marnie Cunningham| Feb. 13, 2017

    The ban includes bags, cups and cutlery. Read more

  • Article: Gang Raped Years Ago, Muslim Women in India Face Intimidation, Threats, Waiting for Legal Justice
    Girls & Women

    Gang Raped Years Ago, Muslim Women in India Face Intimidation, Threats, Waiting for Legal Justice

    Feb. 10, 2017 |Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Still no conviction even after seven women came forward to report complaints of rape during riots. Read more

  • Article: Meet Saroo and Sue, the Real People Behind the Oscar-Nominated Film 'Lion'
    Citizenship

    Meet Saroo and Sue, the Real People Behind the Oscar-Nominated Film 'Lion'

    By Phineas Rueckert| Feb. 10, 2017

    Global Citizen spoke with Saroo and Sue Brierley about “Lion,” adoption & the global refugee crisis. Read more

  • Article: Skateboarding Women in India Challenge Gender Norms in This Must-Watch Video
    Girls & Women

    Skateboarding Women in India Challenge Gender Norms in This Must-Watch Video

    By Gabriella Canal| Feb. 8, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Girls in India are using skateboarding as a tool for empowerment. Read more

  • Article: Two Girls Win Bravery Award for Busting a Sex Trafficking Ring
    Girls & Women

    Two Girls Win Bravery Award for Busting a Sex Trafficking Ring

    Feb. 7, 2017 |Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "They then spent days communicating with them by telephone." Read more