#India

  • Article: Indian Tea Workers Live in 'Appalling' Conditions on INR 137 a Day, Report Finds
    Citizenship

    Indian Tea Workers Live in 'Appalling' Conditions on INR 137 a Day, Report Finds

    May 30, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than half of the plantation workers are women. Read more

  • Article: This Train Station in India Is the First to Run Entirely on Solar Energy
    Environment

    This Train Station in India Is the First to Run Entirely on Solar Energy

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 21, 2018

    Indian Railways wants 25% of energy to be renewable by 2025. Read more

  • Article: 1 in 3 Girls in India Fears Being Sexually Assaulted in Public
    Girls & Women

    1 in 3 Girls in India Fears Being Sexually Assaulted in Public

    By Daniele Selby|May 16, 2018

    About 40% of girls also believe they’ll be shamed or dismissed if they report assault to the police. Read more

  • Article: Gender Bias Kills 239,000 Girls in India Every Year, Study Finds
    Girls & Women

    Gender Bias Kills 239,000 Girls in India Every Year, Study Finds

    By Daniele Selby|May 15, 2018

    Gender discriminatory attitudes lead to neglectful behavior that can be deadly. Read more

  • Article: The US Remains the Dominant Power in Asia: Report
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    The US Remains the Dominant Power in Asia: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|May 10, 2018

    "Tensions between Asian powers will define war and peace in the 21st century.” Read more

  • Article: Scientist in India Develops One-Step Water Contamination Test
    Water & Sanitation

    Scientist in India Develops One-Step Water Contamination Test

    By Jasper Lo|May 10, 2018

    The foolproof device could save millions of lives. Read more

  • Article: The Punishment for Rape in This Indian Village Is 100 Sit-Ups and People Are Outraged
    Girls & Women

    The Punishment for Rape in This Indian Village Is 100 Sit-Ups and People Are Outraged

    May 9, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Human rights advocates are criticizing the lenient punishment. Read more

  • Article: Indian Police Arrest a Man Accused of Gang Raping and Burning a Teenage Girl Alive
    Girls & Women

    Indian Police Arrest a Man Accused of Gang Raping and Burning a Teenage Girl Alive

    By Daniele Selby|May 7, 2018

    Thousands in India protested against sexual violence just last month, but the problem persists. Read more