As Protests Against the Citizenship Act Continue Full Power, Other Countries are Telling Travellers to Avoid India
Seven countries have issued travel advisories calling India “unsafe”, leading to footfalls at the Taj Mahal falling by 60 percent, while visitors in the Northeast have declined by 90 percent.
The Ministry of Home Affairs took a tough stand and acknowledged that victims of sexual harassment in India are mostly women, and the perpetrators, mostly men.
“To be born a man in India is a crime. And to marry an Indian girl is a heinous crime. And this is because of anti-men’s laws in the name of laws to protect women.”
In the 'Crime Capital' of India, these "Nari Shakti" polling stations bridged a deep gender gap with an all-female staff and cops, teddy bears and roses.
In this extra scene, VICE News correspondent Tania Rashid meets 17-year-old tannery worker Mohammad Rahman, who has developed a series of health problems from working in the leather industry in Bangladesh.
Everyone is talking about the guarimbas — roadblocks set up by students in several cities to protest the lack of security.