Pallavi Pundir

Culture

Three Artists Tell Us What It’s Like To Be Queer, Muslim and Pakistani

Aziz Sohail, Abdullah Qureshi and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Jr are working together to give more visibility to the voices from the LGBTQ community of their country.
Pallavi Pundir
17 hours ago
climate change

Indian 'Cult' Blames Climate Change on Capitalists and Jains, Gains Thousands of Followers

“All the deaths [of nature and humans] happening around us are because of the evildoing of these kinds of people.”
Pallavi Pundir
2 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

An Indian Court Endorsed Intercaste Marriages, Saying It's the Only Way to Kill the Caste System

"These changes must be accepted by the elders and this change is infact good for the society in rooting out the caste system."
Pallavi Pundir
6.20.19
Work

Indian Doctors Tell Us About the Times They Were Threatened and Abused

“There were days when the birth of a girl child would lead to verbal abuse because the patients’ family would say that just because a female doctor had conducted the procedure, it was a girl child.”
Pallavi Pundir
6.19.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Pakistan Fans Blame Burgers for Country’s Loss in World Cup Match Against India

How dare the cricket team eat burgers hours before the big game!
Pallavi Pundir
6.17.19
Photo

These Photos Document the Most Polluted Cities in India (and the World)

"We tend to resort to fatalism and apocalyptic thinking, which ends up letting everyone off the hook. But most people don’t have that choice."
Pallavi Pundir
6.11.19
#metoo

#MeToo Has Shaken Up Men’s Rights Activism in India, and The Result is #MenToo

“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.”
Pallavi Pundir
6.6.19
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This Photographer Captures the Fragile Lives of Former ‘Goddesses’ in Nepal

Maria Contreras Coll went behind the scenes of one of the most criticised religious traditions in the world, to tell a story of the enduring power of young girls in Nepal.
Pallavi Pundir
5.28.19
VICE Votes

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Is Set to Come Back to Power Even Stronger

It's the first time a non-Congress prime minister has returned to power.
Pallavi Pundir
5.23.19
climate change

These Eco-Warriors Want to End the 'Death Sentence' of Climate Change in India

The global movement of Extinction Rebellion is here in India. But will people even care?
Pallavi Pundir
5.20.19
Sri Lanka Attacks

The Aftermath of the Sri Lanka Attacks Continues for South Asia’s Young Minorities

There's fear and then there's hope for those living on the fringes.
Pallavi Pundir
5.3.19
VICE Votes

Why 2 Lakh Sex Workers Across 16 States Are Voting NOTA This Election

As the All India Network of Sex Workers presents its manifesto this election season, those on the ground reveal how it’s about time the system changed.
Pallavi Pundir
4.29.19
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