Stories about India
7 February 2016
"We really need to grow up! Flights tend to be boring - so what if Sonu Nigam sang a song? How is that a 'security threat'?"
4 February 2016
In Bangladesh, India and Nepal, efforts are underway to provide women with a sanitary napkin they can afford in order to improve health and remove social stigmas attached to menstruation.
3 February 2016
"Sudanese guy causes accident. Tanzanian girl caught. Stripped, beaten. Because, if you're a misogynist & racist, who has time for geography?"
31 January 2016
"Beyonce's video is a problem because it's reductive, and uses India as a prop for capitalist gain. A land and culture she has no right to."
25 January 2016
The New York Public Library has released more than 180,000 digitized items in the public domain. Readers can now access and download these archived materials from the library for free.
24 January 2016
"I wasn’t abused, I wasn’t beaten, I wasn’t molested, I wasn’t raped.” Actor Sunny Leone has moved beyond her porn star past -- why can't the journalist who interviewed her?
22 January 2016
20 January 2016
"What happened with #RohitVemula should not happen with anyone. We can't progress until every citizen of India has equal rights!"
15 January 2016
The female film student accused her professor of forcing her to have sex with him, but when she spoke up she said the student body turned on her.
13 January 2016
8 January 2016
Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
4 January 2016
"The earthquake was like alarm...woke everyone up, here in Bangladesh. Waiting for the aftershocks of this quake now. Be safe, everyone."
29 December 2015
With two weeks of public advertisements, Facebook would have got the maximum opposition in India so far in rolling a free access to its products called Free Basics.
27 December 2015
26 December 2015
Many thanks to the Global Voices members who shared photos from their celebrations and Christmas dinner tables.
22 December 2015
“This El Niño and human-induced climate change may interact and modify each other in ways which we have never before experienced. El Niño is turning up the heat even further.”
15 December 2015
4 December 2015
"In fact, what is more troubling in a way is that the nature of the coverage only confirms a north-south divide..."
20 November 2015
Poor pay, lacking legal protections, abuse. That is the abysmal treatment that domestic workers often receive. But change is slowly but surely taking root, one house at a time.