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MIA's New Video Elevates Badass South Asian Warrior Women

Though MIA’s 2013 album, Matangi, was generally well received, it was not well understood. This was, in part, because of many Western music critics’ lack of curiosity about cultures outside their own, and specifically the music within; Matangi was an assertion of MIA’s globality, but also centered specifically on a… » 7/15/15 10:50am 7/15/15 10:50am

New Statistics Show Violence Against Women Is On The Rise In India

In the past few months, New Delhi, India, has been dubbed » 8/25/08 12:00pm 8/25/08 12:00pm the "rape capital" of South Asia. "The latest statistics are terrifying. And it clearly points to male rage," Shobhaa Dé, a novelist and popular social commentator, tells the . "Underneath our incredible social change, the Indian male is experiencing nothing…