Human Rights

Centre Comes With Procedures For Rehabilitation Of Children In Conflict With Law

To reduce incarceration while protecting children from violence, abuse and exploitation, centre has developed a Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for rehabilitation of ch...

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Putting Child Rights at the Heart of Climate Talks

“Whatever land my father had and the house he had went under the water in the river erosion and that’s why my parents decided to get me married,” said Sul...

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New Computers Can Delete Thoughts Without Your Knowledge, Experts Warn

“Thou canst not touch the freedom of my mind,” wrote the playwright John Milton in 1634. But, nearly 400 years later, technological advances in machines that ca...

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In India, Only 1 In 10 Children Aged 6 to 23 Months Gets Adequate Diet

Only one in 10 Indian children aged 6-23 months gets “adequate diet”, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of data from National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NF...

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Why 14 Black Male Cambridge Students Posed For This Photo

"Young black men don't grow up thinking they'll make it here. They should." This was the intended message behind a photo of 14 black male students from Cambridge University...

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Resurgence Of Religion: Not Despite Modernisation But Because Of It

In his 1967 book, The Sacred Canopy, sociologist Peter Berger, famously argued that religion would decline and become redundant as the world modernised. Three decades later...

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Oblivious Of Names Of Partners, Newly Married Child Couples Seek Blessings

RAJGARH/BHOPAL: It’s exhaustingly hot at the hill-top temple in Rajgarh on April-end afternoon of Akshay Tritiya Day. Watching her steps from under a long veil of hea...

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Reliving The Summer Of Love

California’s summer calendar is packed with events commemorating 50 years of the hippie revolution of 1967 I am in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighbourhood,...

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Water Rights Are Civil Rights & Civil Rights Are Human Rights

An April 20, 2017 press conference in Atlantic City, New Jersey was held to protest the state's planned privatization of the city's water utility company and to advocate fo...

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Two Women One Cause

They make an unusual team. Amal Clooney is an Oxford-educated human-rights lawyer married to a film star. Nadia Murad was born in a poor Iraqi village and once aspired to b...

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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