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India's Graves of Cotton
World  (tags: world, news, society, India )

Cal
- 19 hours ago - theweek.com
In India's family-run cotton fields, a lethal concoction of debt, drought, and despair has led to a nationwide epidemic of suicide by forlorn farmers
Surrogate Baby Left in India Due to Gender
World  (tags: humanrights, ethics, baby, surrogacy, India, australia )

Naoko
- 9 days ago - the-japan-news.com
CANBERRA (AP) -- An Australian couple rejected their biological child born to an Indian surrogate mother because of the baby's gender, but took home its twin sibling, a judge said.
Farmers Fight Coca-Cola as India's Groundwater Dries Up
World  (tags: India, water, water use, agriculture, wells, Coca-cola, farmers, groundwater, aquifer depletion )

Judy
- 9 days ago - bloomberg.com
Savitri Rai winces as she recounts how police beat her when she protested against groundwater extraction at a Coca-Cola Co. plant near her farm in India. A decade later, she said her water supplies keep dwindling.
Israel to India: "Join New Cyber Security Body"
World  (tags: India, Israel, cyber defense )

David
- 12 days ago - i-hls.com
Netanyahu "raised the issue of the danger of a nuclear Iran as well as the global threat posed by Islamic terrorism" with Modi. He invited Modi to visit Israel. India"s National Cyber Defense Authority will work alongside Israel's National Cyber Bureau.
Sex Trafficking: Is There No End?
World  (tags: humanrights, India, Sex trafficking, freedoms, women )

Rose
- 19 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
In a startling revelation, an interim report by a government committee has found that a staggering 20,000 women,
Stop the Trafficking of Brides
World  (tags: Human Rights, women, India )

Teresa
- 34 days ago - forcechange.com
A social change needs to happen to stop the abduction and trafficking of these women, and the government must encourage this change. Urge Prime Minister Narendra Modi to push for change so all Indian citizens will value both men and women equally.
The World's 25 Strangest Drinking Customs ~INFOGRAPHIC
World  (tags: world, culture, society, family, drinking customs, interesting, humans, news, Australia, Japan, India, Asia, Africa, Europe )

Carrie
- 43 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
No matter how many historical monuments you visit while traveling, or works of art you fawn over, you'll never understand the people and their culture until you drink with them. But, before you clink glasses with your new friends,you might want to take...
20,000 March in India in Support for Israel
World  (tags: INDIA, Sikhs, Buddhists, Hindus, show support for Israel against Hamas an )

Beth
- 53 days ago - unitedwithisrael.org
In what is being called by organizers the biggest pro-Israel, anti-terrorist rally in recent years, an estimated 20,000 gathered in India on Saturday in a show of solidarity with Israel. Sikhs and Buddhists joined a massive Hindu-organized rally in solida
Seeds of Doubt
World  (tags: world, humanrights, GMO's, actvist, india )

Rose
- 55 days ago - newyorker.com
An activist's controversial crusade against genetically modified crops. arly this spring, the Indian environmentalist Vandana Shiva led an unusual pilgrimage across southern Europe
India Right-Wing Party Says Rape Charges Now 'Fashionable'
World  (tags: crime, asia, humanrights, India, rape, rage, Shiv Sena )

Naoko
- 76 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
NEW DELHI - Indian right-wing Hindu party Shiv Sena said Saturday filing sexual assault charges has "become a fashion" in an article backing a police officer accused of rape.
Improve Medical Care for Rape Victims
World  (tags: humanrights, ACTION PLEASE, india, rape victims )

Rose
- 87 days 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
Women's Political Representation Lagging in India
World  (tags: world, politics, women's rights, India, government )

Cal
- 110 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
- 121 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.
Ending Extreme Poverty in the World By 2030
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, conflict, death, ethics, food, freedoms, government, India, politics, Refugees&Relief, society, terrorism, violence )

Kit
- 134 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
World Bank President Jim Kim opened up in a candid conversation with Ali Velshi on Wednesday about the institution's campaign to end extreme poverty in the world by 2030.
India Ruling Party Minister Says Rape 'Sometimes Right'
World  (tags: crime, violence, India, rape )

Naoko
- 134 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Babulal Gaur, who as home minister of central Madhya Pradesh state is responsible for law and order, said: "This is a social crime which depends on men and women. Sometimes it's right, sometimes it's wrong." - No! It's ALWAYS WRONG !!
 

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