Giving Animal Rights a Digital Makeover

Giving Animal Rights a Digital Makeover

For many, social networks have infamously become outlets for spreading ill-informed social opinions and misguided facts to an audience that mainly already agrees with one’s own pre-formed ideas and conceptions.  This bare-minimum style of advocacy, known as slacktivism ,  has been on the rise and still continues to thrive. With

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A Call for Personhood of Animals!

A Call for Personhood of Animals!

Animals are the largest community of sentient beings exploited for the sole purpose of human consumption. Be it for fashion or food, medicine or sport – the one thread that ties all cruelty towards animals is the long-standing belief that animals are here for us, not with us.Even our laws state animals

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#LivingFree Turns Five This Month!

#LivingFree Turns Five This Month!

Its Living Free’s 5th birthday this April 12th and we could not have been more proud of the achievements of FIAPO’s largest vegan advocacy campaign! We have built a network of more than 1000 activists across the country, creating torch bearers for the animal protection movement in India.
To celebrate

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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

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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!


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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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