#South Asia

  • Article: From Acid Attack to Fashion Week: How One Victim Is Fighting Back

    From Acid Attack to Fashion Week: How One Victim Is Fighting Back

    By Garima Bakshi|July 20, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Everything you need to know about revenge-based acid attacks. Read more

  • Article: Man Invites 10,000 Homeless People, Orphans, Stray Animals to His Wedding

    Man Invites 10,000 Homeless People, Orphans, Stray Animals to His Wedding

    By Garima Bakshi|July 19, 2016

    In January, Aditya became India’s youngest single dad after he adopted a toddler with Down Syndrome. Read more

  • Article: Transgender marriage is now legal under Sharia law in Pakistan

    Transgender marriage is now legal under Sharia law in Pakistan

    By Garima Bakshi|June 28, 2016

    In a country so influenced by religious bodies, this is a positive step toward equality. Read more

  • Video: Pakistani women battle oppressive Taliban regime in new VICELAND doc

    Pakistani women battle oppressive Taliban regime in new VICELAND doc

    By Garima Bakshi|June 27, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Oscar-winning filmmaker gives us a glimpse at how the Taliban affects the lives of Pakistani women. Read more

  • Article: College student rescues 111 child labourers in India in covert operation

    College student rescues 111 child labourers in India in covert operation

    By Garima Bakshi|June 20, 2016

    She was viciously attacked for it. Read more

  • Article: Women in Pakistan protest a proposed law allowing men to "lightly beat" their wives

    Women in Pakistan protest a proposed law allowing men to "lightly beat" their wives

    By Garima Bakshi|June 7, 2016

    #TryBeatingMeLightly Read more

  • Article: New anti human trafficking law in India could change everything

    New anti human trafficking law in India could change everything

    By Garima Bakshi|May 31, 2016

    18.35 million people are currently trapped in modern slavery in India. Read more

  • Article: Girls in Nepal photograph menstrual taboos affecting their lives

    Girls in Nepal photograph menstrual taboos affecting their lives

    By Garima Bakshi|May 26, 2016|WaterAid

    7 menstruation myths in Nepal. Read more