The Human Impact

Postcard from Brazil: A woman free in Rio, not in Delhi

May 29, 2013

I have lived in the Indian capital for several years and, like many other women in this metropolis of 16 million, I soon learned how to deal with the lecherous stares and dirty comments, the drunken men in cars who follow my auto-rickshaw home from work at night.

“I did not grow up to be a wife”

March 15, 2012


Former Indian police officer Kiran Bedi claps as activist Anna Hazare displays a note to his supporters from the Indian government after calling off a hunger strike against corruption in New Delhi April 9, 2011. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma