In many societies, marriage is a celebrated institution signifying a union between two people and the beginning of their future together. However, in today’s world, millions of girls suffer from a vastly different marriage experience, where many brides are still children. So young, in fact, that these child brides hold onto their toys during the wedding ceremony.Read More
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The Supreme Court of India on December 11, 2013, upheld a law that criminalizes homosexual acts, overruling a 2009 judgment by the Delhi High Court. As a result, the guilty face a possible maximum sentence of life imprisonment. The decision not only shocked India’s LGBT community but upset rights activists across the globe.
Many in India and around the world are rightfully livid, calling upon Ranjit Sinha, who leads the Central Bureau of Investigation in India, to step down from his position after he compared rape to unlicensed betting, stating “If you can't prevent rape, you enjoy it.” (Photo: CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, courtesy of NDTV)Read More