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Improve Medical Care for Rape Victims
World  (tags: humanrights, ACTION PLEASE, india, rape victims )

Rose
- 21 hours ago - forcechange.com
rget: Indian Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan Goal: Improve post-sexual assault care standards and facilities A mentally challenged rape victim was recently made to wait naked in an Indian hospital for three
Forest Man   video
Offbeat  (tags: India, Manjuli Island, one man reforestation, good news )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - youtu.be
Since the 1970's Majuli islander Jadav Payeng has been planting trees in order to save his island. To date he has single handedly planted a forest larger than Central Park NY. His forest has transformed what was once a barren wasteland, into a lush oasis
The Mystery of India's Unrecorded Deaths
Offbeat  (tags: Mystery, Deaths, Unrecorded, WHO, India )

Ray
- 10 days ago - bbc.co.uk
There are estimated to be around 56m deaths per year according to the World Health Organisation - and it's thought half are not registered - so there is a lot of missing information about what people die of.
Petition to Ban ALL Temple/Begging/Blessing Elephants in India. Stop Their Abuse and Torture! | Change.Org
Animals  (tags: Temple elefants, india, handlers, barbed shackles, tusks, severe beatings, mahouts, starvation, chains, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cats, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, en )

Susanne
- 10 days ago - change.org
Handlers (mahouts) place Elephants in barbed shackles and chains so they can't move forwards, backwards or sideways. The temple elders allow this abuse, in addition to severe beatings by mahouts and starvation...These abused animals are then subjected...
*** URGENT *** Help Stop the Heart-Wrenching Acts of Cruelty in the Sakrebyle Elephant Camp in India ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: elephants abused, india, cruelty )

Angela
- 11 days ago - change.org
It is a crying shame that the gentle and sensitive elephants are physically and mentally abused in depressing conditions - all in the name of training. END THIS ABUSE NOW - please help !!!
Punished By Axe: Bonded Labour in India's Brick Kilns
Offbeat  (tags: slavery, violence, economy, India )

Ray
- 12 days ago - bbc.co.uk
India's economy is the 10th largest in the world, but millions of the country's workers are thought to be held in conditions little better than slavery. One man's story - which some may find disturbing - illustrates the extreme violence that some labourer
The Yamuna River--India's Unholy Mess
Environment  (tags: pollution, water, world, India, water pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, humans, politics, protection )

Cal
- 17 days ago - ipsnews.net
the Ganges' largest tributary, the Yamuna - also one of the most polluted in the world and which provides the capital city of Delhi with 70 percent of its water needs
India - Now Nuclear and Environmental Dissent Is a Crime
Environment  (tags: dissent, acitvism, India, law, overdevelopment, development, govenrmentecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, pollution, radia-active, protection, world )

Cal
- 19 days ago - theecologist.org
In modern India any form of dissent from the neoliberal corporate model of development is being criminalised,
Great News! - India Bans Foie Gras
Offbeat  (tags: Good news, India, bans, Foie Gras, New Delhi )

Marie
- 20 days ago - channelnewsasia.com
NEW DELHI: India has banned the import of foie gras, a government notice said, after animal rights activists complained that the method used to produce the duck liver delicacy was cruel.
India: Protect Camels Before It's Too Late - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: India, protect, camels, land, slaughterhouses )

Marie
- 23 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The camel, which was once an unmistakable part of India's culture and history, is now dying out faster every year. In the last decade, the camel population has plummeted -- and unless the government acts fast, the species could soon be gone forever.
Women's Political Representation Lagging in India
World  (tags: world, politics, women's rights, India, government )

Cal
- 23 days ago - ipsnews.net
The principle of gender equality is enshrined in the Indian constitution, and the country has also ratified various international conventions and human rights instruments to secure the equal rights of women;
Demand Resignation of Rape-Supporting Politicians - ForceChange
World  (tags: asia, India, rape, victims, Samajwadi Party, humanrights, violence, crime )

Naoko
- 34 days ago - forcechange.com
Politicians in the Samajwadi Party in India are threatening women, insisting that rape is forgivable and that victims should face same penalties as rapists. Sign this petition demanding the resignation of these violence-promoting politicians.
Thorium
Science & Tech  (tags: Thorium, Element, Energy, Energy Technology, Nuclear Energy, Abundance, Low Waste Production, Recycling, Zero Emissions, Non-Weaponization, Safety, Research, Development, China, India, Russia )

Brian
- 36 days ago - world-nuclear.org
"Thorium fuel cycles offer attractive features, including lower levels of waste generation, less transuranic elements in that waste, and providing a diversification option for nuclear fuel supply."
Tell PepsiCo to Remedy Human Rights Abuses! ACTION
Business  (tags: PepsiCo, business, India, abuse, corporate, corruption )

Nancy
- 37 days ago - iuf.org
The 28 workers who refuse to renounce their rights are committed to fighting for justice. The IUF is committed to supporting them. The campaign will continue until all 28 are reinstated with full back pay and guarantees of their right to form or join a...
Climate Change Induced Heat Wave Sparks Riots in India
Environment  (tags: climate-change, Heat Wave, Rioting, India, Global Problem, Fossil Fuels, Pollution, Weather, Water, World, globalwarming, healthconditions, habitat, humans )

Betsy
- 40 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
Under relentless heat, India is reaching the breaking point. As the country tries to keep cool, the power grid is failing. Rioting protesters in the north of the country set fire to electricity substations last weekend and held power workers hostage.
 

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