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Council Orders Indian Girl to be Raped as Punishment for Her Brother’s Crime

15/07/2014

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Through the Veil, Photo by Joel Dousset

Allyson Cartwright, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 00:58 p.m. DST, 15 July 2014 SWANG GULGULIA DHOURA, India — A 13-year-old girl in a rural Indian village was condemned to be raped by the head of her village as a punishment for her older brother. The girl’s brother, according to CNN, attempted to rape a married woman, […]

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International Volunteers Series: Humanitarian Photographer in Bangalore, India

09/07/2014

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Matthew Pirrall, Humanitarian Photographer, India

Olivia Elswick, Asia Correspondent Last Modified: 00:15 a.m. DST, 09 July 2014 BANGALORE, India — I had the pleasure of working alongside, humanitarian photographer Matthew Pirrall, in India for a few weeks. While I was stationed in Davangere at a child labor rehabilitation center through Bangalore Rural Education and Development Society (BREADS), Matt’s job involved […]

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Punjab Immigrants Stuck in Iraq | How to Avoid Fraudulent Job Offers

24/06/2014

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Ou est le dirham, Photo by Al Cattel

Vinita Tiwari, Middle East Correspondent Last Modified: 12:50 p.m. DST, 24 June 2014 PUNJAB, India & Dubai — When dreams get wings, they fly high. But when dreams are met with deceit, often disappointment and broken aspirations are the residue left behind. The metaphor is evident in a recent tragedy that has stirred the whole world […]

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13-year-old Indian Girl Reaches the Top of Everest

14/06/2014

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"Mount Everest" Photo by: Juan Carlos Madrigal

Olivia Elswick, Asia Correspondent Last Modified: 10:04 a.m. DST, 14 June 2014 TIBET–A 13-year-old Indian girl wept after overcoming her fears. Her fears differ a bit from most young girls. This girl, Poorna Malavath, the daughter of poor Indian farmers in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, cried tears of joy after successfully climbing Mount […]

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Inside Uttar Pradesh Station, Woman Raped by Four Policemen

14/06/2014

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"Silent_Protest_at_India_Gate" Photo by: Ramesh Lalwani 21 December 2012 http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Silent_Protest_at_India_Gate.jpg

Michael Ransom, Contributing Editor Last Modified: 02:50 a.m. DST, 14 June 2014 UTTAR PRADESH, India — This past week has been a treacherous time for the safety of women living in the most populous state in India, Uttar Pradesh. The most unthinkable of these events occurred late Monday night, 9 June 2014, inside a police […]

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