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.
Heavy rainfall caused the wall to collapse in a slum settlement killing at least 15 people. India's financial center of 20 million people had been brought to a virtual standstill after two days of monsoon rains.
After India's chief justice claimed sexual harassment charges against him were part of a conspiracy, the Supreme Court said it was being "attacked." Legal experts are worried about the integrity of the judiciary.
Stopping genital mutilation, providing access to abortion, women's visibility in the media: From Guatemala to India, DW looks at the issues activists focus on and their forms of advocacy, from poetry to protest.
Legend has it that the world will come to an end if women scale the Agasthyarkoodam peak in India's southern state of Kerala. But these women want to take a chance and prove tradition wrong.
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