Entries in India (10)
Each week Sevenly's t-shirt sales support a social cause, and this week they have partnered with Freedom Firm to support brothel rescues in India. There are 500,000 girls in India alone enslaved to sex trafficking. Freedom Firm's goal is to end child prostitution through rescue missions, counseling, medical care, rehabilitation and education.
Are women better at getting out of poverty than men? The Barefoot College in India is a six-month program that brings together uneducated middle-aged women from poor communities all over the world, and trains them to become solar engineers. In this documentary from WHY POVERTY? meet Rafea, the second wife of a Bedouin husband from Jordan and watch her learn about electrical components and soldering without being able to read, write or understand English. Full documentary airs this Sunday 9 pm GMT in UK on BBC.
“In every crisis lives a seed of beauty and the possibility for something better,” say the founders of The Conscious Action Network (CAN). Join social justice activist Michael Kastenbaum as he travels with CAN from Zimbabwe, to Israel, to India, to Haiti exploring projects creating change and highlighting the people who are taking action to positively transform the lives of others. Education, human rights, health... here it's all mission possible!
An animated look at twin brothers with one of the worst jobs in the world. 660 million Indians lack toilets and defecate in the open every day. Somebody has to clean up after them... This film is a humorous take on an important issue. Who's getting involved in bringing modern sanitation to wider audiences? Sanitation and Water for All, World Toilet, WASH Advocates, PATH, and WaterAid, to name a few.