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The Intersectionality of Women and Animal Rights!

The Intersectionality of Women and Animal Rights!

Thursday was International Women’s Day, with communications abuzz recognising equality of women, and noting contributions of women leaders in many fields. In the animal protection movement, women are certainly more visible – roughly 7 out of 10 people reading this editorial will be women. The full impact and the gender […]

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#FIAPOBootcamp2018- East Zone at a Glance

#FIAPOBootcamp2018- East Zone at a Glance

All good things must come to an end – Geoffrey Chaucer. Eventually, but the next experience awaits! FIAPO’s zonal Bootcamps have finally completed their tour across 4 zones across the country. The grand finale happened in Kolkata, and we could not have wished for a better ending to a journey which began […]

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A TRUCKload of Vegan Activism!

A TRUCKload of Vegan Activism!

Credited for introducing and popularising most outreach formats used in India today for vegan advocacy, the ambitious #LivingFree activists and network aren’t ones to sit quietly. Enter India’s grandest outreach – Truth on Wheels!     The idea for this innovative outreach came from the recent amendment to the transport rules […]

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Justice For Raghu!

Justice For Raghu!

It was another night; Raghu had given yet another great performance. The audience’s appreciation was an indication that he would be allowed to eat today. There were times when his performance was booed upon, because he could not perform unnatural tricks his trainer asked him to, and he was starved […]

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The End Of Animals Used for Entertainment

The End Of Animals Used for Entertainment

The Madurai District administration’s most recent move to make Aadhaar mandatory for all bull tamers participating in Jallikattu could not have come at a better time.With annual Jallikattu ‘celebrations’ starting from the 14th of January, this interim decision would go a long way in limiting the participation, and in some cases, […]

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We’re winning! One Million Smiles of Compassion!

We’re winning! One Million Smiles of Compassion!

“Determined people working together can do anything.” – Jim Casey   Since its very inception, #LivingFree has focused on one core objective – to build a people-powered movement that helps alleviate the suffering of farm animals and to end it in the near future.   A closer look at any place within India quickly […]

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3 States Compelled to #EndExploitativeDairies!

3 States Compelled to #EndExploitativeDairies!

2018 brings in some good news for abused dairy animals in India! Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Telangana have issued guidelines for management of dairies to district officers and milk cooperatives to ensure better welfare of cattle. This move is a result of consistent efforts of FIAPO’s #EndExploitativeDairies campaign that recently released its National Dairy Report highlighting the malpractices in 451 dairies […]

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First-Aid to the Rescue!

First-Aid to the Rescue!

As a country still struggling with problems of healthcare, animal care often takes a backseat. Multiple cities across India have poor animal care facilities if any at all, and the growing number of both vehicles and dogs on the street make injury inevitable. These minor injuries often aggravate into life-threatening diseases and wounds […]

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#FIAPOBootcamp2017- West Zone- All good things must come to an end!

#FIAPOBootcamp2017- West Zone- All good things must come to an end!

Loaded with pens, notepads, and countless ideas to help animals – we’re all back from yet another exciting edition of #FIAPOBootcamp 2017! For those of you who missed out – here’s a quick glimpse! The three day event was held in Pune from 15th – 17th December where approximately 55 activists, leaders […]

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#FIAPOBootcamp2017- West Zone: Meet the Speakers

#FIAPOBootcamp2017- West Zone: Meet the Speakers

After the roaring success of the Regional Bootcamps in Bangalore and Delhi, it’s time for Pune to witness an event that people would remember for a long time. #FIAPOBootcamp2017- West Zonestarts from 15th of December, and will be a 3 day, track intensive event focusing on creating a strong and unified animal […]

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