This Week in Culture: 4/10-4/16

This Week in Culture: 4/10-4/16

From Kenya

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.

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From China

Competitors from 12 different countries competed in the World Pole Dance Championships 2015 in Beijing.

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From Greece

In the Greek village of Vrondados, homemade rockets were fired to celebrate the Greek Orthodox Easter.

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From Canada

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.

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From Thailand

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.

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Taxing Tampons: Paying More For Being a Woman

Taxing Tampons: Paying More For Being a Woman

How Lily Elise Is Using Music To End Domestic Violence

How Lily Elise Is Using Music To End Domestic Violence

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