To talk about sexual violence in India without mentioning caste would be like talking about rape during the time of slavery without mentioning slavery. The struggles and centuries-old discrimination and indifference of India's Dalits floored their American colleagues.
A group of UK musicians finds musical inspiration in one of Europe's largest refugee camps, and we get an update on the ongoing crisis. Also, we discuss a new movement against women's curfews in India.
The UN raised Palestine's flag at its headquarters this week. Palestinian Authority (PA) President, Mahmoud Abbas, addressed the UN General Assembly and declared that the PA would no longer stand by agreements, such as the 1993 Oslo Peace accords. We’ll talk about the troubled Middle East Peace process with Dr. Manuel Hassassian, PA envoy to the United Kingdom and Roey Gilad, consul general of Israel to the Midwest.
A comic book is a surprising source for the anti-extremist debate in Pakistan, Obama speaks at the UN, and we discuss solutions to India's lack of plumbing. Also, we learn about penicillin on the anniversary of it's creation.