Sheetal Ramavtar teaches women in rural India about smartphones and the internet. Empowering women is a motor of social change. Sheetal bikes from village to village along dusty roads in her quest to help women join the digital world.
In a male-dominated society, a new, homegrown fashion line defies feminine stereotypes. While these images may empower women, class divides limit their effect.
Sheetal Bootoli is on a mission. She wants to give the gift of the internet to people across India. For two years, she's been cycling from village to village, getting people online.
A popular guru was arrested Saturday by police in north-western India for allegedly raping a 21-year-old woman. The second such arrest in the country in recent weeks has triggered fears of more rioting by supporters.
An English-language women's magazine launched recently by the Pakistani Taliban wants to convince female readers to join the terror outfit, embrace extremist thought and take up jihad.
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