Animals shouldn’t suffer and die to test cosmetics or their ingredients. All cosmetics should be cruelty-free, and I support an end to animal testing for cosmetics and to the sale of new cosmetics that have been tested on animals.
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Be Cruelty-Free is the campaign to end animal testing for cosmetics in India. Join Humane Society International/India and our partners in urging the government of India to end the sale of cruel cosmetics.
Together we've created a groundswell of political pressure that has led India's Drug Controller General to call for the last remaining animal tests to be eliminated from India’s cosmetics standard. We're so close to ending cosmetics cruelty in India, but we need your help!
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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.