March 11, 2015
Humane Society International’s #BeCrueltyFree campaign launched a tip line to report cases of illegal animal testing of cosmetics. Last year India introduced a nationwide ban on animal testing cosmetics, whether on ingredients or final products, following a high profile campaign by #BeCrueltyFree and others.
October 14, 2014
Coming just few months after implementation of a national ban on cruel cosmetics testing in India’s labs, an import ban made India the first cruelty-free cosmetics zone in South Asia and an example for other nations to follow.
September 30, 2014
HSI/India Confident of Government’s Commitment to Cosmetics Animal Testing Ban Despite Opposition from Industry
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is sure to keep its word on making India the first country in South Asia to become a cruelty-free cosmetics zone, despite industry pressure, said HSI/India’s #BeCrueltyFree campaign.
January 24, 2014
India’s Union Health Ministry adopted a draft rule to prohibit the testing of cosmetics on animals nationwide.
December 11, 2013
Former Super Cop and Dynamic Politician Supports Removing Cosmetics Cruelty from India's Shop Shelves
Politician and former cop Dr. Ajay Kumar expressed support for removing cosmetics cruelty from India's shop shelves.
December 4, 2013
The highest health advisory body recommended an import ban on animal-tested cosmetics in India.
October 10, 2013
11,000 Consumers Urge Drug Controller to Celebrate Mahatma Gandhi's Birth Month by Banning Sale of Animal-Tested Cosmetics in India
11,000 consumers urge Drug Controller to celebrate Mahatma Gandhi's birth month by banning sale of animal-tested cosmetics in India.
July 10, 2013
Bollywood Heartthrob Kunal Kapoor Uses His Last Telegram in India to Call for Import Ban of Animal-Tested Cosmetics
Bollywood heartthrob Kunal Kapoor used his last telegram in India to call for an import ban of animal-tested cosmetics.
March 9, 2013
Companies, politicians and celebrities are pledging their support for Be Cruelty-Free in India.
March 6, 2013
Advanced alternative, non-animal testing approaches represent the very latest techniques that science has to offer to ensure the safety of new cosmetic products and ingredients.
March 6, 2013
Les expérimentations animales sont de plus en plus remplacées par des méthodes plus rapides, moins chères et plus efficaces, qui ne font pas appel aux animaux.
January 10, 2013
HSI/India Thanks MLA Shri. Ramalinga Reddy for Supporting Campaign to End Animal Testing for Cosmetics
HSI applauded veteran statesman and Member of Legislative Assembly Shri. Ramalinga Reddy for urging swift action to update Indian law to end animal testing of cosmetics.
December 12, 2012
Actress Debasree Roy Supports HSI’s Be Cruelty-Free Campaign to End Cosmetics Animal Testing in India
Award-winning actress and Trinamool Congress party MLA Debasree Roy has given her backing to Humane Society International/India’s Be Cruelty-Free campaign, the largest-ever global effort to end animal testing for cosmetics.
November 8, 2012
Pledging to Be Cruelty-Free by avoiding animal-tested cosmetics just got easier for billions of Indians celebrating Diwali this year.
October 25, 2012
The Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO), a national collective of animal protection organisations in India, has become a formal partner of HSI's Be Cruelty-Free campaign to end animal testing for cosmetics in India.
May 7, 2012
A “mouse” travelled to Delhi with a very important message for the Ministry of Environment and Forests: “Ban cosmetic testing on animals.”
April 17, 2012
Lush Cosmetics and Humane Society International Launch Global Campaign To End Cosmetics Testing on Animals
The largest-ever global campaign to end animal testing for cosmetics, launched simultaneously in 48 countries by HSI and Lush Cosmetics, came to India.