#India

  • Article: India Abolishes Sexist Adultery Law in Win for Women's Rights
    Girls & Women

    India Abolishes Sexist Adultery Law in Win for Women's Rights

    By Joanna Prisco|Sept. 27, 2018

    Infidelity may be grounds for divorce, but it is no longer criminal. Read more

  • Article: India Halved Its Poverty Rate in 10 Years: Report
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    India Halved Its Poverty Rate in 10 Years: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 21, 2018

    Globally, 1.3 billion people live in poverty. Read more

  • Article: India Launches First Sex Offenders Register Amid Wave of Assaults
    Girls & Women

    India Launches First Sex Offenders Register Amid Wave of Assaults

    Sept. 21, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Database will be accessible only to law enforcement agencies, with 440,000 names registered. Read more

  • Article: Indigenous Children Are Far More Likely to Die Before Age 5 Than Other Indian Children
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    Indigenous Children Are Far More Likely to Die Before Age 5 Than Other Indian Children

    Sept. 20, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Children from India's indigenous communities also suffer from malnutrition at higher rates. Read more

  • Article: This Filmmaker Wants to Prove That Educated Women Are the Answer to Climate Change
    Girls & Women

    This Filmmaker Wants to Prove That Educated Women Are the Answer to Climate Change

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 13, 2018

    The documentary explores the link between women’s education and environmental stability. Read more

  • Article: Working as 'Human Interceptors,' Nepalese Women Catch Traffickers
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    Working as 'Human Interceptors,' Nepalese Women Catch Traffickers

    Sept. 13, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    South Asia is the fastest-growing and second-largest region for human trafficking in the world. Read more

  • Article: Indian Police Arrest Five Over Brutal Gang Rape and Murder of 9-Year-Old Girl
    Girls & Women

    Indian Police Arrest Five Over Brutal Gang Rape and Murder of 9-Year-Old Girl

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 6, 2018

    Police officials say the girl’s stepmother orchestrated and oversaw the violent crime. Read more

  • Article: India Decriminalises Homosexuality in a Huge Win for Gay Rights
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    India Decriminalises Homosexuality in a Huge Win for Gay Rights

    By Jana Sepehr  and  Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 6, 2018

    It puts an end to a 160-year-old law. Read more