Human Rights

I Felt Like One Of My Father's Songbirds, Let Out Of Its Cage': Driving As A Woman In Saudi Arabia

It began as a protest and became a national talking point. A women’s rights activist reveals what happened when she filmed herself behind the wheel In 2011, as the Ar...

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In 'Hunger', Roxane Gay Unravels The Repercussions Of A Rape

In 2012, Roxane Gay, the founding essays editor at The Rumpus, published an essay ostensibly about about The Hunger Games. Those on Twitter who followed Gay — already...

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In Northeast India, The Movement For LGBT Rights Is Gaining Visibility

He was only 18. It was the first time he had joined a protest rally against the Supreme Court of India's ruling on homosexuality. ‘’It was the first ever public...

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Declare Instant Triple Talaq Invalid

Social boycotts and no-triple-talaq conditions in prenuptial contracts will not bring gender justice Ever since the Attorney General told the Supreme Court that the governm...

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'Will I Ever Get Justice?': Nepal Accused Of Failing Trafficking Survivors

Rights groups claim no one has received compensation since law entitling survivors of human trafficking was introduced a decade ago Rights groups in Nepal say they do not k...

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Casa Rana: Tamil Nadu's Foster Home For HIV-Positive Kids

India has always struggled with providing facilities for the terminally ill. Whether for the aged or mentally unwell, palliative care is an arena in which we are sorely lac...

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Freedom By Contract

Marriage between a Muslim man and woman is not a sacrament but a contract. This means that every Muslim woman has the right, given to her by her religion, to frame the cond...

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Girls As Young As Five Are Sold To Prostitution In India: Ruchira Gupta

Girls as young as five are being sold into the multi-billion dollar sex trafficking industry, said Ruchira Gupta, founder and president of Apne Aap Women Worldwide, at a ta...

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Toiling For A Toilet

On June 15, 2016, just off a train ride 1,000 miles south from a brick kiln in Punjab, Ramlal Baghel, along with his three sons and their wives, arrived home to their villa...

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10 Year Old Launches Clothing Line To Combat Colourism

A 10-year-old girl has created a clothing line to help challenge colourism. Kheris Rogers, from Los Angeles, was bullied a lot at school for her skin colour, which affected...

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National Energy Policy and Public Health

The draft National Energy Policy was released by Niti Aayog on the 27th of June 2017....

August 19 2017

Downward Dog: Deeper than Puppy Love

Downward Dog is a super flawless and vivid take at actually picturing the clich&eacut...

August 19 2017

Summer Movie Showdown

Summer movies are supposed to be the cream of the year, but this year, Hollywood's su...

August 19 2017