Indian women hold protests against sexual violence.
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Women in countries such as India, Pakistan and others have long organized campaigns against sexual violence – many of which have resulted in stronger laws in these countries.
Craft chocolate is on the rise.
The chocolate industry is undergoing significant change at the moment, both for better and worse. Here are three trends on the positive side of things.
A protest to mark the first anniversary of the Delhi gang rape, in New Delhi, 2013.
Millennial Indian women have been leading a new kind of feminism since the early 2000s.
International Sex Workers’ Rights Day in San Francisco, 2008.
Empirical evidence and a recommendation from Amnesty International are making it increasingly difficult for naysayers to ignore the ways that sex workers are harmed by criminalization.
Chocolate beans are everywhere these days.
The number of chocolate-makers has exploded as consumers become ever more involved in the process from bean to bar.
Rentboy.com is busted in New York City.
Ignoring the protests of Hollywood actresses, Amnesty International has come out for the decriminalization of prostitution.
How to keep chocolate from becoming a river of goo?
Melting chocolate via www.shutterstock.com
Chocolate-makers have been trying to find a way to keep chocolate from melting at higher temperatures for years.
Artisanal, free trade, fair trade organic?
It’s that time of year when the stakes can feel very high when choosing a chocolate for your sweetie. Yet the options are more bountiful and confounding than ever. Valentine’s Day chocolates in a growing…