Human Rights

Seven Women Get Real About What It's Like To Be Dark Skinned In India

Every time I go to Delhi, one of the only active things that are a part of my ‘I’m-home-now-let-me-slumber’ routine is accompanying my housekeeper/life-lo...

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Lou Reed Song 'Take A Walk On The Wild Side' Accused Of Transphobic Lyrics

Friends and collaborators of the late Lou Reed have reacted with utter disbelief after a student body claimed that his 1972 hit 'Walk on the Wild Side' contained transphobi...

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The Case Of Triple Talaq

“Can what is sinful in the eyes of God be lawful? If God considers it a sin, it can’t be legal. Can it be?” Chief Justice of India J.S. Khehar’s que...

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Why Mentally Don't Need An Exorcists Cane

The Mental Healthcare Bill 2016, passed in March by Parliament has been welcomed by many for introducing reforms to the existing Mental Health Act of 1987. Among its severa...

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Naxalbari At 50

It’s a ramshackle bus, lit inside by a naked bulb hanging from the roof. It leaves Warangal’s Ghanpur station market, where a series of shops sell fat chickens....

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Colombian River Gains Legal Rights

Another river has won legal rights. In a landmark verdict, Colombia’s Constitutional Court has recognized the Atrato River basin as having rights to “protection...

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Widows Of India: My Children Threw Me Out Of The House

Self-immolation, sati, on a husband's pyre may have been banned in India, but life for many widows in India is still disheartening as they are shunned by their communities ...

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Beautiful Resistance: Why Protest In All Art Matters

Recently I was at a dinner party of my peers, which is to say: Not Young People. (Thus far, most Generation Xers refuse to refer to themselves as middle-aged, though we sur...

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This Woman Just Figured Out How To Control Sperm With Her Brain

For transdisciplinary artist Ani Liu, working in science and technology has provided a way for her to explore the intersection between research, culture, and implications o...

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Are Companies Ready To Rethink The Way They Do Business?

As we kick off a series looking at how business can embrace sustainability, particularly renewables and the circular economy, tell us what you think we should be covering W...

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August 22 2017

SIXTH SENSE? That’s Childs play.

When we think of human senses we think of eyesight, hearing, taste, touch, and smell....

August 22 2017

Mosquito Maladies

The days when malaria could be called a fatal disease are past now, but we still have...

August 22 2017