#india

  • Article: Slavery Is the Indian Textile Industry's 'Dirty Secret'
    Citizenship

    Slavery Is the Indian Textile Industry's 'Dirty Secret'

    Jan. 12, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Millions of people work as virtual slaves to repay debts throughout India. Read more

  • Article: This Woman’s ‘Rape-Proof’ Underwear Could Be a Final Defense for Girls in India
    Girls & Women

    This Woman’s ‘Rape-Proof’ Underwear Could Be a Final Defense for Girls in India

    By David Brand|Jan. 11, 2018

    Her panties feature a lock, GPS alert system, and video camera. Read more

  • Article: Indian Rape Survivors Are Still Subjected to Illegal ‘Two-Finger Tests’
    Girls & Women

    Indian Rape Survivors Are Still Subjected to Illegal ‘Two-Finger Tests’

    Jan. 11, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    India banned the tests in 2014. Read more

  • Article: Girls With Disabilities in India Face Forced Sterilization
    Water & Sanitation

    Girls With Disabilities in India Face Forced Sterilization

    Jan. 4, 2018|News Deeply

    Activists are fighting to protect the girls. Read more

  • Article: Students' Secret Notes Uncover Child Marriage and Sex Trafficking in India
    Girls & Women

    Students' Secret Notes Uncover Child Marriage and Sex Trafficking in India

    Jan. 3, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Their anonymous tips alert police to trafficking before it's too late. Read more

  • Article: Why This Star Wears a Sanitary Pad in a New Bollywood Film
    Water & Sanitation

    Why This Star Wears a Sanitary Pad in a New Bollywood Film

    Dec. 20, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    “Padman” tackles the menstruation stigmas that plague women in India. Read more

  • Article: These 4 Female Artists Are Taking Over Loos in London for World Toilet Day
    Water & Sanitation

    These 4 Female Artists Are Taking Over Loos in London for World Toilet Day

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 17, 2017

    1 in 3 women don’t have access to sanitation. Read more

  • Article: India Banned Sex With Child Brides — Will Marital Rape Be Next?
    Girls & Women

    India Banned Sex With Child Brides — Will Marital Rape Be Next?

    Oct. 13, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    India's Supreme Court ruled that sex with a bride under 18 is rape. Read more