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India Girls

'For Me This Resume Will Never Be A Reality': Impoverished Girls Remind Us Why Education Is Critical

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 05.19.2015 | Impact

Though India is rapidly developing economically, its girls are being left behind. But that could all change if three audacious girls with big dreams h...

Without Government Action, Burden Will Remain on Women to Fight Back Against Violence

Ravi Verma | Posted 02.11.2015 | World
Ravi Verma

The viral videos provide just one snapshot of the reality faced by India's women and girls, but the real causes and consequences of this ever-present violence have remained absent from the conversation.

Building an Anti-Trafficking Movement, Rebuilding Lives in India

Barbara Borst | Posted 05.13.2013 | World
Barbara Borst

Going home again is rarely an option for girls and women who have been forced into prostitution in India. Whether they have escaped or have been rescued, their families often shun them. The result is that girls and women need support to establish new lives.

Kolkata

Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq. | Posted 12.26.2012 | Impact
Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq.

Kolkata was a crowded and rainy city, but definitely felt like the cultural and literary center of India.

285 Indian Girls Give Up 'Unwanted' Name

AP | CHAYA BABU | Posted 12.22.2011 | World

MUMBAI, India — More than 200 Indian girls whose names mean "unwanted" in Hindi have chosen new names for a fresh start in life. A central Indi...

Girls Increasingly Aborted In India, Study Shows

AP | MUNEEZA NAQVI | Posted 07.24.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — More and more Indian families with one girl are aborting subsequent pregnancies when prenatal tests show another female is on the wa...

Census Spotlights India's Missing Girls

AFP | Rupam Jain Nair | Posted 06.04.2011 | World

NEW DELHI (AFP) -- The problem of India's "missing girls" has been put under a harsh spotlight by new census data showing the ratio of female to male ...