Mukkabaaz (The Brawler) review – Bollywood boxing epic takes on caste injustice

Vineet Kumar Singh stars as a low-caste boxer fighting for respect in Anurag Kashyap’s heavy-hitting social critique. Bristling … Vineet Kumar Singh as Shravan in The Brawler (Mukkabaaz) An eclectic run of credits – bizarre psychothriller No Smoking (2007), Devdas update Dev D (2009), crime diptych Gangs of Wasseypur (2012) – have established writer-director-producer Anurag … Continue reading

More than 63 million women ‘missing’ in India, statistics show

Sex-selective abortions and boys’ better nutrition and medical care blamed for gender disparity. Schoolchildren queue for food at a school in Bangalore. Studies have shown that girls in India receive less education and poorer nutrition than boys. Photograph: Aijaz Rahi/AP More than 63 million women are “missing” statistically across India, and more than 21 million … Continue reading

Free The Slaves

We liberate slaves around the world and change the conditions that allow slavery to persist. Mamady Diamanka is the president of his villages community child protection committee, but even he was unaware that his nephew was trapped in a Senegalese street begging gang. Read his powerful story, & learn about our child protection program in … Continue reading