The Week in Stories Around the Globe

Almost 80 percent of Indian women face public harassment in cities – survey

 

Commuters stand at an open doorway of a suburban train during the morning rush hour in Kolkata
Commuters stand at an open doorway of a suburban train during the morning rush hour in Kolkata September 22, 2014. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri/Files

“Safety of women is directly related to patriarchal mind sets that manifests itself in streets, homes and workplaces,” said Sehjo Singh, ActionAid India’s director of programmes and policy.” ‪#‎WomenRights‬ ‪#‎HumanRights‬‪#‎Equality‬

 

A Couple in Chicago

 

The Obamas

 

On May 26, 1996, Mariana Cook visited Barack and Michelle Obama in Hyde Park as part of a photography project on couples in America. What follows is excerpted from her interviews with them.#‎BarackObama‬ ‪#‎MichelleObama‬ ‪#‎POTUS‬

 

White high school football players in Idaho charged in rape of black, disabled teammate with a coat hanger

 

White Power Racist

 

Three white high school football players at Dietrich High School in Idaho have been charged in the October 2015 rape of their black disabled teammate. The victim’s family filed a $10 million lawsuit against the school. Here’s what you need to know. (Monica Akhtar/The Washington Post)

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