#India

  • Article: Accessible Toolkit Teaches Indians With Disabilities How to Manage Their Periods
    Water & Sanitation

    Accessible Toolkit Teaches Indians With Disabilities How to Manage Their Periods

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 18, 2019

    “The hope is that it will replace the shame and silence with information, confidence, and pride.” Read more

  • Article: Protests Erupt After Sexual Assault Videos Go Viral in India
    Girls & Women

    Protests Erupt After Sexual Assault Videos Go Viral in India

    March 14, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The number of crimes against women reported to police in India rose by 83% from 2007 to 2016. Read more

  • Article: Why Sexual Assault Survivors Just Marched 10,000 Kilometers Across India
    Girls & Women

    Why Sexual Assault Survivors Just Marched 10,000 Kilometers Across India

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 22, 2019

    Thousands gathered in Delhi to honor the end of the march on Friday. Read more

  • Article: This Program Puts 'Menstrual Hygiene Warriors' in India's Schools
    Water & Sanitation

    This Program Puts 'Menstrual Hygiene Warriors' in India's Schools

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 11, 2019

    “We can do all that we want to do during periods.” Read more

  • Article: India's Gay Sex Ruling Is a Win for the Fight Against AIDS
    Health

    India's Gay Sex Ruling Is a Win for the Fight Against AIDS

    Feb. 8, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    About 30% of gay men in India living with HIV do not know their status. Read more

  • Article: Hindu Temple in India to Let Menstruating Women Enter After Centuries-Long Ban
    Girls & Women

    Hindu Temple in India to Let Menstruating Women Enter After Centuries-Long Ban

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 6, 2019

    The decision follows months of unrest. Read more

  • Article: We Need to Rethink This Concept to End Extreme Poverty, Researchers Say
    Citizenship

    We Need to Rethink This Concept to End Extreme Poverty, Researchers Say

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 29, 2019

    The global poverty rate was cut by more than half in 40 years; now, the reduction rate is slowing. Read more

  • Article: This Woman Was 9 Months Pregnant When She Freed Herself and Others From Modern Slavery
    Girls & Women

    This Woman Was 9 Months Pregnant When She Freed Herself and Others From Modern Slavery

    By Daniele Selby  and  Carmen Singer|Jan. 25, 2019

    Thaiyamma became a slave for years because she didn’t have $14. Read more