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How Sexual Abuse Victims In India Are Using Snapchat To Protect Their Identities

Add one “pro” to the very evenly-matched list of social media pros and cons.

Kylie Cheung | July 13, 2016 - 12:16 pm

This “Call Me Maybe” Parody Perfectly Critiques Sexist Marriage Ads In India

“Sexism and patriarchy is everywhere. It is just that it exists differently in different places, and this is one way it exists here.”

Kelly Kanayama | June 7, 2016 - 11:30 am

A 12-Year-Old Girl Is Living With An Actual Ant Colony In Her Head

In attempts at finding a cure, Darji’s family has even gone to Witch doctors, with equally unsuccessful results. She is currently under surveillance at an Ahmedabad medical unit.

Bronwyn Isaac | February 12, 2016 - 9:30 am

Men’s Rights Activists In India Ran A Marathon Dressed As ATMs

That seems like an unwieldy marathon strategy.

Robyn Pennacchia | January 21, 2016 - 11:45 am

Acid Attack Survivor Is The Face Of A Popular Indian Fashion Brand

When she was asked to model for Viva N Diva, Saa immediately saw this as a way to empower and bring visibility to other women who’ve endured acid attacks or…

Bronwyn Isaac | January 14, 2016 - 3:30 pm

Jaguar On Breeding Loan ‘Too Fat And Lazy’ To Mate, Has To Be Sent Back

Keepers at the Delhi Zoo in India have to send back a a jaguar on a breeding loan because he is apparently “too fat and lazy to mate.” :(

Katrin Higher | October 11, 2015 - 9:43 am

French Teen’s AIDS Has Been In Remission For Over 10 Years

This is the longest case of AIDS remission after stopping treatment currently known.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 21, 2015 - 5:15 pm

FDA To Review Women’s Viagra This Thursday

We might (finally) get Lady Viagra; a gang rape in India has led to arrests; parts of the Patriot Act have expired, but not for long; see how women see…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 1, 2015 - 5:10 pm

2-Year-Old Indian Girl Breaks Archery Record, Is Our New Matriarch

Meet Dolly Shivani Cherukuri, 2, the latest person to break India’s archery record. Yes, that’s right, AGE TWO. At age two I think most of us were sucking our thumbs…

Katrin Higher | March 29, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Indian Student Drags Molester To Police By His Hair

When 20-year-old Mumbai student Pradnya Mandhare was molested and manhandled by a severely intoxicated man at a train station on her way home from school, she fought back in a…

Katrin Higher | March 22, 2015 - 11:15 am

Here’s How India Celebrates Holi, Its Festival Of Colors

One of the worst parts of being Indian is when people feel the inexplicable desire to tell you how much they love the food. (“Thanks, my great great grandfather invented…

Beejoli Shah | March 6, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Changes On Rehtaeh Parsons’ Wikipedia Page Are Being Traced To The Canadian Defence Department

Someone in the Canadian Defence Department has been editing Rehtaeh Parsons’ Wikipedia page to imply that Parsons’ father believed that she had had consensual sex with the two boys…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 10, 2015 - 5:30 pm
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