#india

  • Article: 12-Year-Old Girl Killed by Cyclone After Being Forced to Sleep in a Shed During Her First Period
    Girls & Women

    12-Year-Old Girl Killed by Cyclone After Being Forced to Sleep in a Shed During Her First Period

    By Joshua James Parfitt|Nov. 23, 2018

    A coconut tree crashed into the shed after Cyclone Gaja hit the state of Tamil Nadu in south India. Read more

  • Article: Activists Hope India's #MeToo Movement Will Empower Sex Trafficking Survivors
    Girls & Women

    Activists Hope India's #MeToo Movement Will Empower Sex Trafficking Survivors

    Oct. 23, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Indian women have used social media to tell their stories about harassment and sexual violence. Read more

  • Article: Driven From Their Homes by Climate Change, Indian Women Are Forced to Find New Livelihoods
    Girls & Women

    Driven From Their Homes by Climate Change, Indian Women Are Forced to Find New Livelihoods

    Oct. 18, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Some families who migrated because of climate change found more lucrative work. Read more

  • Article: India Finally Allows Menstruating Women to Attend Renowned Temple
    Girls & Women

    India Finally Allows Menstruating Women to Attend Renowned Temple

    By Joanna Prisco|Sept. 28, 2018

    Female followers can now attend a sacred destination once off limits. Read more

  • 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 Incredible Ways Children Get to School All Around the World
    Education

    7 Incredible 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