This Week in Culture: 4/10-4/16
After three men were sentenced to the mere punishment of cutting grass for the rape of a teenage girl, people around the globe signed an online petition for a Kenyan court to seriously reevaluate this case. Thanks to worldwide efforts, these men have been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Competitors from 12 different countries competed in the World Pole Dance Championships 2015 in Beijing.
In the Greek village of Vrondados, homemade rockets were fired to celebrate the Greek Orthodox Easter.
Police in Ontario have launched the Mobile Crisis Rapid Response Team, a program that would allow a mental health worker to accompany police on calls that might involve issues of mental health.
The Songkran New Year Festival welcomes the Thai New Year with the world’s biggest water fight. The splashing of water symbolizes a clean, new start.