#india

  • Article: Indian Brothel Owners Get Life Sentence for Child Sex Trafficking for First Time Ever
    Girls & Women

    Indian Brothel Owners Get Life Sentence for Child Sex Trafficking for First Time Ever

    March 28, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Fewer than 40% of trafficking cases end in conviction. Read more

  • Article: This All-Woman Band Is Smashing Gender Stereotypes in Rural India
    Girls & Women

    This All-Woman Band Is Smashing Gender Stereotypes in Rural India

    Jan. 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The 10-member band was ridiculed by family and neighbors, but they refused to be deterred. Read more

  • Article: 7 Insane Ways Children Get to School All Around the World
    Education

    7 Insane Ways Children Get to School All Around the World

    By David Brand  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 19, 2018

    Some kids cross deadly mountain passes and zipline over canyons to get an education. Read more

  • Article: Malala Really Wants You to See This Inspiring Film About Periods
    Water & Sanitation

    Malala Really Wants You to See This Inspiring Film About Periods

    By David Brand|Jan. 19, 2018

    She joined “Padman’s” producer to promote the period piece. Read more

  • 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