Violence against women is part of everyday life in India. The state is trying to do more to protect women, but an organization in Pume is taking a different tack: trying to sensitize young men to the problem.
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Cases of domestic violence usually go unreported in Indian-administered Kashmir because of the media's tendency to focus on political issues. Observers say social conflict increases incidences of violence against women.
For the first time, India has recorded over 4,000 coronavirus-related deaths in a day. Three southern states have declared fresh lockdowns due to a surge in cases. Follow DW for the latest.
Beedis are popular hand-rolled cigarettes that provide income for many women and children in India's West Bengal state. But labor advocates say Beedi workers face health hazards and low wages.
Reporters in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh are seeing an increase in arrests, threats and official censorship. Experts say the COVID pandemic has helped fuel that trend, especially in India.
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