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Acid Attack Survivors Pose As 'Calendar Girls' To Redefine Beauty

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 03.20.2015 | Impact

You don't see too many burns on the faces of calendar models, but that's exactly why the women featured in "Bello" are smiling big for the camera. ...

Third Woman In 2 Weeks Reportedly Found Raped And Hanged In India

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 06.12.2014 | World

Nearly two weeks after two teenage girls were found raped and hanged from a mango tree in northern India, a 44-year-old woman was found hanged from a ...

Promoting Women's Economic Participation in India

Cherie Blair | Posted 05.21.2013 | World
Cherie Blair

Women are half India's demographic dividend; if they are given the right tools and community support, they can not only become financially independent, but could also become the engines that fuel India's future growth.

How Violence In India Contributes To High Maternal Death Rates

The Atlantic | Posted 02.12.2013 | Impact

The operating room was chilly on a grey morning in Bihar, Northern India. Tile floors did nothing to insulate from the thick, damp cold seeping throug...

December Diary: Where Women, Education and Violence Are Concerned, Progress Is Not Inevitable

Laurie L. Patton | Posted 03.30.2013 | World
Laurie L. Patton

Even with progress in education, violence against women has not abated. There is a global backlash against this progress, this insistence that educated women are also women in the public sphere. And the backlash is in the news every day.

India Gang Rape Survivor Attempts Suicide In Court After Trial Is Delayed Again

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.23.2013 | World

As politicians, legal experts and activists wrangle in New Delhi over failures in India's justice system to efficiently deal with cases of rape and ot...