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Thousands Of Indian Schools Implement Gender Classes To Fight Inequality

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.17.2015 | Impact

Some boys in India are questioning why their girl classmates have much more housework than they do. And according to some, those questions could le...

India's Slum Children Push Politicians To Provide Clean Water, Toilets

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.17.2015 | Impact

Struggling Indian kids have heard their government’s promises, but they haven’t seen much action –- so they’re taking matters into their own l...

India's Slum Children Force Government To Take Action | Posted 02.06.2015 | Impact

DELHI, India — On a recent Sunday afternoon in the tightly packed slum of Narela at the edge of Delhi, a group of children sat on a bright green rug...

The Road to Resilience

Amy Spies | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Amy Spies

"Why {are} some to survive the worst and others aren't?" CNN's Anderson Cooper wondered after Cleveland kidnap victim Michelle Knight bravely confronted her adductor Ariel Castro in court.

Can Four Indians Feed Millions Across The Globe?

Hult Prize: Team AIM | Posted 11.19.2013 | Impact
Hult Prize: Team AIM

Living in the slum neighborhood for 26 years, our team understands the problem confronted by our fellow brothers, and we have a solution

In the Background: Life in a Delhi Slum

Nicole Melancon | Posted 07.28.2013 | Impact
Nicole Melancon

In the Vivekananda Camp, a slum of approximately 500 households, there is no running water, no sewer lines and people live in absolute dire circumstances.

India's Poor Driven To Death Traps

Reuters | Posted 06.11.2013 | World

By Aditi Shah MUMBAI, April 12 (Reuters) - Aslamkhan Bhikankha sold his wife's jewellery and used all his savings to buy a flat in a ...

1 In 6 Indian City Dwellers Live In Slums

AP | KAY JOHNSON | Posted 05.22.2013 | World

MUMBAI, India — About one in six Indian city residents lives in an urban slum with unsanitary conditions that are "unfit for human habitation," ...

My Final Thoughts of My Time in India

Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq. | Posted 01.13.2013 | Impact
Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq.

For all the challenges that India may have, it's a wonderful country. The people are warm, smart, generous and tireless workers. I hope this is the first of many trips that I will take to this country.

India To Deposit Money In Accounts Of Millions Of Poor

AP | ASHOK SHARMA | Posted 10.20.2012 | World

NEW DELHI -- The Indian government is preparing to directly transfer cash to the bank accounts of millions of poor people who often become victims of ...

The Slums of India

Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq. | Posted 12.09.2012 | Impact
Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq.

People tried to warn me that the poverty that I would see in India would be unimagineable and they were right.

Thousands of Children Go Missing Every Year In India

GlobalPost | By Jason Overdorf | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI -- Meena, a careworn mother of six children whose wrinkled face and stringy limbs make her look much older than her 30 years, takes a tiny...