When an Emmy isn’t enough: Ruchira Gupta talks about quitting journalism for activism

Courtesy Dawn News Ruchira Gupta is a journalist turned women’s activist. Over the past two decades, she’s managed to put 66 traffickers in jail, has organised more than 20,000 girls and women trapped in prostitution against sex traffickers, and has educated more than a thousand children through her organisation Apne Aap Women Worldwide, an Indian-based…

A vegetarian world would be healthier, cooler and richer – scientists

Courtesy The News International BARCELONA: By eating less meat and more fruit and vegetables, the world could avoid several million deaths by 2050, cut planet-warming emissions substantially, and save billions of dollars in healthcare costs and climate damage, researchers said. A new study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the…