Human Rights

Aussie Bikers Document Child Rights In India

Call it Orientalism or an honest attempt at discovery, four Aussie bike enthusiasts have crisscrossed the hallowed land of India to find what it takes to make life click in...

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Commission Wants Aadhar Cards For Disabled Children

The Uttarakhand State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR), on Monday, directed the chief secretary to make Aadhar cards for all the mentally challenged, deaf ...

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One Step Forward, Two Back – India’s Uneven Progress In Correcting Gender Imbalance

India’s sex ratio at birth – or the number of girl children born for every 1,000 boys born – has improved slightly over the last 10 years. But there are n...

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Hyderabad: Once Rescued From Child Marriage, These Teenagers Are College Toppers Today

Two teenage girls proved what girls can achieve, if rescued from falling victims to child marriages. Childhood friends K Sandhya and V Sandhya stood first and second in fir...

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Trans People Would Love To Adopt As Shown In The Powerful Vicks Ad, But They Legally Can't

If you are among the ones, like yours truly, who got a little teary-eyed after watching the Vicks ad that surfaced on your Facebook timeline, you have company. There's a go...

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Parliament Clears Landmark HIV Bill

With Parliament passing the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2017, on Tuesday, people living...

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‘Serious Breach Of Trust In Sports In Disability Rights Bill’

Citing “serious breach of trust”, an NGO that works on Paralympics issues, has said the draft rules of the Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act fail to menti...

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Women, Cities, And Opportunity: Making The Case For Secure Land Rights

Land and property lie at the center of many of today’s pressing development challenges. Consider that at most 10% of land in rural Africa is reliably registered. At t...

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Satyarthi Demands UN Intervention To Save Children In Conflict Zones

Over 1,500 children assembled at the Raj Ghat here today for a ‘peace gathering’ in the wake of suspected chemical attack in Syria in which 27 children among ot...

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Tribal Communities Protest Changes In Jharkhand Land Laws

Land right activists claim that recent amendments make it easier for land sharks to grab tribal land.Last year in May, when the Jharkhand government announced to remove han...

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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