Pakistan remains unwilling to change the substance of its policy on terrorism even as it tries to reassure the international community that it is ready for a drastic transformation.
This was just one of the countless stories read by women, about women, who would not be alive if not for the support of Donor Direct Action (DDA), an organization which has been providing decades-long support for women.
Which way, then, for the Saudi-Wahhabi partnership? Will the rulers of Riyadh continue to celebrate figures like Zakir Naik, who instill contempt for others, Muslim and non-Muslim, or will they protect their Islamic cultural legacy while embracing new advances in science?
As my friend hung up the phone, all I kept thinking about was Jyoti -- how her image had once hovered over her mother and father's head, and how her absent future now dangled over us all like a perpetual question mark waiting to be answered.
The fluorescent pink and orange sari skims the svelte frame of Brooklyn's Olek as she glides across the dirt lot in Delhi's South Extension with bags ...
I was surprised by the question, "Do you live with your family?" I tried to explain that the answer was no. In India, families live together. Here we are focused on independence and the desire to make it on our own. There, the focus is to make it.
The history of this enormous structure is so complex that to attempt explaining it would be a disservice. Let's just say if you're planning to visit these sites, hire a guide who can walk you through the labyrinth of history.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Censoring South Florida Sea Level Rise - maybe state employees aren't allowed ...
Every year, nine million people contract tuberculosis (TB). If it takes you five minutes to read this article, 81 people will have contracted TB by the time you finish.
Financial inclusion helps lift people out of poverty and can help speed economic development. It can draw more women into the mainstream of economic activity, harnessing their contributions to society. And it will help governments provide more efficient delivery of services to their people by streamlining transfers and cutting administrative costs.
The attack and subsequent suicide in 2012 of Alem Dechasa-Desisa--an Ethiopian Domestic worker in Lebanon--was a turning point in the consciousness of the Ethiopian and African Diaspora.
By empowering poor farmers, reviving traditional knowledge and building small rainwater ponds, Indian activist Rajendra Singh has brought five rivers and a thousand villages back to life over the past 30 years. On August 26, Sweden's King Carl Gustav will present the highly reputed Stockholm Water Prize to the rainwater pioneer.
If we all just take a step back from our overindulgent lives, we may just see the realities that are truly deserving of the phrase "war on women."
Sri Lanka is feast for all senses, whether it comes to nature, architecture, culture, historic sites, culinary experiences, or design.
I've always wanted to visit India and had an opportunity last month when my husband and I spent two weeks touring Rajasthan, the largest state in nort...
Following even some of these simple, healthy Ayurvedic wellness suggestions for a healthy lifestyle can bring lightness and joy to the mind, strengthen the body and create good health, strength and stamina.