#India

  • Article: Dozens Dead as Monsoon Rains Flood South Asia
    Citizenship

    Dozens Dead as Monsoon Rains Flood South Asia

    By Joe McCarthy|July 15, 2019

    Tens of thousands have been displaced. Read more

  • Article: Indian State Reserves College Spots for Trafficking Survivors
    Education

    Indian State Reserves College Spots for Trafficking Survivors

    July 15, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Over 23,100 human trafficking victims were rescued in 2016 in India, of which 60% were children. Read more

  • Article: Survivors of Religious Sex Slavery Are Rescuing Victims in India
    Citizenship

    Survivors of Religious Sex Slavery Are Rescuing Victims in India

    July 11, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Survivors not only know where to look for victims, but can help them overcome shame and stigma. Read more

  • Article: India's Water Scarcity Crisis Disproportionately Affects Its Poorest Neighborhoods
    Water & Sanitation

    India's Water Scarcity Crisis Disproportionately Affects Its Poorest Neighborhoods

    By Sushmita Roy|July 10, 2019

    Those who can afford it still have access to seemingly unlimited water. Read more

  • Article: This Activist Is Creating Safe Spaces and Economic Opportunities for Women in India
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    This Activist Is Creating Safe Spaces and Economic Opportunities for Women in India

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 9, 2019

    Yogesh Kumar is the 2019 Waislitz Global Citizen Disruptor Award winner. Read more

  • Article: A Climate Disaster Takes Place Every Week Around the World, UN Says
    Environment

    A Climate Disaster Takes Place Every Week Around the World, UN Says

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sushmita Roy|July 9, 2019

    Climate-related disasters are estimated to cost $520 billion a year. Read more

  • Article: India Remains Far From Achieving Zero Hunger Target, Report Says
    Food & Hunger

    India Remains Far From Achieving Zero Hunger Target, Report Says

    July 1, 2019|Voice of America

    While some progress has been made, malnutrition still poses a threat to ending hunger country-wide. Read more

  • Article: India’s 6th Biggest City Is Running Out of Water
    Water & Sanitation

    India’s 6th Biggest City Is Running Out of Water

    By Joe McCarthy|June 20, 2019

    And the country faces a disastrous heat wave. Read more