#india

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

    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

    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

    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

    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'

    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

    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’

    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

    Girls With Disabilities in India Face Forced Sterilization

    Jan. 4, 2018|News Deeply

    Activists are fighting to protect the girls. Read more