194 films Found
India is the fourth fastest-growing economy in the world, yet women’s participation in the Indian workforce has been declining for 12 years. To inspire societal change, new initiatives are being developed.
In rural villages of India, children born with a specific birth defect may be transformed overnight into a Hindu God, becoming an incarnation and a beacon of hope to the people around them. One boy never wished to be seen as a Hindu God, while the other only knows how to live as a symbol of hope to his village. Both were never given the choice.
In rural India, a train decked out as a hospital is providing free healthcare and surgery to the country’s most remote communities. For the surgeons working on board, it's a tough but rewarding challenge.
IVF treatment has brought hope to thousands of elderly couples in India who have struggled to conceive. But without regulation, this booming industry presents risks to both mothers and children.
In the North of India, the country’s national ice hockey team is fighting to put their sport on the map. Despite no funding or following, the players continue to play for the love of the sport.
In recent years, India's patriarchal order has been called into question by an increasingly educated and culturally aware generation of women. In response, acid attacks on women have become a disturbingly frequent occurrence. As cowardly as they are devastating, those afflicted are left mentally and physically scarred. Rupa’s Boutique profiles the bravery and perseverance of six young acid atta...
With acid attacks, marital rape and violence commonplace, India is often labelled as a dangerous place to be a woman. Can a TV show break taboos and ignite social progress towards gender equality?
India's national ID service, Aadhaar, has now registered 1.15 billion people in a single national database, recording fingerprints and iris scans. However, its opponents claim that it is an invasion of privacy.