In the western Indian city of Pune, a cooperative of 3 thousand waste pickers has joined forces with municipal authorities to collect waste from door to door and fight for better work conditions.
Reports of child abuse at state-run shelters have shocked India, exposing the government's inability to protect children. Authorities have ordered an inquiry, but activists say the culture of abuse is pervasive in India.
Leena Kejriwal uses art and gaming to share stories of human trafficking and encourage players to take action in the real world. Thousands of girls are forced into the sex trade in India each year.
A spate of sex scandals has exposed the dark side of the clergy in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Despite growing calls for reform of the church, religious leaders continue to resist.
An Indian court denied the appeals of three men convicted of a 2012 gang rape who wanted their death sentences lifted. The gang rape of a medical student sparked outrage in India and led to harsher sex crime penalties.
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