Monday, February 27, 2017
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Darpan Salutes

Ghulam Sughra Solangi: Child Bride to Woman of Courage

Ghulam Sughra Solangi: Child Bride to Woman of Courage

There is nothing unusual about what Ghulam Sughra Solangi experienced during the foundational years of her life- child marriage, early pregnancies and divorce are events that females and families hear or experience in Pakistan, India and Afghanistan. 

Ajeet Singh: Fighting Trafficking Head-On

Ajeet Singh:  Fighting Trafficking Head-On

For nearly three decades, Guria has been waging a war against trafficking by rescuing minors and second generation prostitutes from trafficking, rehabilitating them and fighting cases against pimps and brokers so they do not integrate back into society as repeat offenders. 

A Date with the Ocean

A Date with the Ocean

Together with his team of volunteers, Afroz Shah has cleared more than four million pounds of tra...

Anish Patel: Breaking the Cycle of Of Juvenile Recidivism

Anish Patel: Breaking the Cycle of Of Juvenile Recidivism

  Anish Patel’s Uplift Humanity India is a non-profit organization dedicated ...

Solar Engineers for Rural Empowerment

Solar Engineers for Rural Empowerment

Barefoot College has been training rural women without any formal qualification from around the world in becoming solar engineers

Life Beyond an Acid Attack

Life Beyond an Acid Attack

In 2013, Stop Acid Attacks’ activism to restrict trade of acid resulted in the Supreme Court of India banning over-the-counter sale of acid. Further reforms to the law mean convicts can draw up to 10 years in prison for acid violence.