India


Mexico Takes First Step Towards Regulating Sex Work

In the hopes of reducing sexual trafficking in the country, Mexico has given the green light to the decriminalization of sex work in its capital. The legislators obtained a result of 38-0 with eight abstentions in a vote in Congress on Friday, which favoured a bill to remove a line […]


A Sign Of Easing Tension? India And Pakistan’s Joint Venture To Forge Religious Ties

Under the directives of the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, and Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Chairman Dr Amir Ahmed, July 3rd witnessed the opening of an ancient Hindu temple in Sialkot in Pakistan’s Punjab province. For the first time in 72 years, Pakistani adherents of Hinduism were granted […]


A Forgotten People: Kashmiri Civilians Along The Line Of Control

The conflict over a divided Kashmir has been long and bloody; beginning with the Partition of India in 1947 by the British Empire. The partition involved the separation of India along religious lines, into a Hindu majority India and a Muslim majority Pakistan and East Pakistan (Bangladesh). Ambiguous demarcation, ignorance […]


World’s Largest Democratic Exercise Threatens Minority Groups

As the world’s largest democratic exercise, spanning a period of six weeks, is currently underway, concerns continue to rise for the Indian Muslim community who are consistently underrepresented in India’s parliament. The outgoing parliament features only 22 Muslims of 543 politicians, presenting the lowest Muslim representation in five decades which […]