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Priya Shakti: a multimedia project that is bringing awareness to rape culture and gender based violence in India and around the world.  

In 2012 a 23-year-old girl was gang-raped and murdered on a moving bus in Delhi, India. This tragic and horrifying event made India erupt in outrage. People protested and demanded that the government introduce tougher anti-rape laws and more severe punishment for sex crimes. This powerful anti-rape and anti-violence movement inspired Ram Devineni, an Indian-American... Read more »

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Unfinished Conversations on Health and Gender as Climate Negotiations Close  

The climate negotiations in Lima, Peru, have concluded, with countries reaching an agreement, though many tough decisions remain unresolved or have simply been postponed. The negotiations were abuzz with energy through the second week, with top conversations surround the successful capitalization of the Green Climate Fund (which the United States supported to the tune of $3... Read more »

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