India

Why This Child Bride Needs Good Grades and Why the School Made the Villagers Mad

Why This Child Bride Needs Good Grades: #15Girls by Nurith Aizenman and Vikki Valentine NPR – October 26, 2015 “Nimmu is 15 years old. She comes from a rural village in northern India, and she’s been married since she was 10.” Check it out at: http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2015/10/26/450580637/for-child-brides-pass-10th-grade-or-become-in-laws-servant-15girls   Why A School For Child Brides Made Villagers Mad …… Continue reading Why This Child Bride Needs Good Grades and Why the School Made the Villagers Mad

South Asia

All Souls’ Day: A Holiday Encouraging Religious Harmony

“In South Asia, All Souls’ Day is also a tribute to ecumenism,” published on November 2, 2015, by ucanews.com is an article discussing a holiday in South Asia. Every November 2, all across South Asia, Christians gather at cemeteries and churches to pray for the dead. In South Asia, a region that is dominated by Hindus,… Continue reading All Souls’ Day: A Holiday Encouraging Religious Harmony