Indian Woman Producing Change And Controversy In Equal Amounts

The one-named Mayawati is the head of the government of Uttar Pradash, the largest state in India. In a country that, unlike America, has already had a female head of state, it might not be so unusual to see a woman at the helm of her political party and the government. But Mayawati is the daughter of Dalits (the… »7/18/08 3:00pm7/18/08 3:00pm


"Untouchable" Girl Thrown On Fire • Low Weight And Education-Levels Linked

• A 6-year-old Indian girl was thrown into a fire by a man for being an untouchable. • People of Lesbos insulted by term 'lesbian', sue a gay rights group. • A 94-year old woman becomes Britain's oldest bride. • Sixty-nine percent of mothers ages 18 to 34 incur medical debt. • Afghanistan holds the world's highest… »4/30/08 5:30pm4/30/08 5:30pm