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India's first cartoon everywoman is the product of a female cartoonist who stood up to her own critics

Kanika Mishra had had it with the folksy 'common man' character so prevalent in Indian cartoons. She decided to create a 'common woman' and named her character Karnika Kahen which literally means 'Karnika speaks.' And speak she does, taking stands against sexual abuse and rape in India, and getting a lot of flak in the process.

Global Politics

2012 Election: Latino Vote up for Grabs

Both Democrats and Republicans are unveiling new strategies to appeal to Latino voters in the presidential election. Monica Ortiz Uribe of the public radio collaboration Fronteras found a great example of that when she interviewed her own family members.