Videos

What #MeToo can Achieve for the Time Being?

The MeToo wave sweeping social media today, triggered by Tanushree Dutta’s allegations of molestation against Nana Patekar in September, is a 2.0 redux of Raya Sark...

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Mary Jane Blige’s Time to Bounce Back

Mary Jane Blige is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, model, record producer and actress. Starting her career as a backing singer on Uptown Records in 1989, Blige release...

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Elevate 2015

To empower the creative leadership of the media and entertainment industries of India with accurate information on key health, legal, gender and social issues through expert advice, to track change and to measure the impact across all platforms.

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Locked Up and Forgotten: India’s Mental Health Crisis

India is currently suffering a mental health crisis. With only 43 government-run mental hospitals serving a population of 1.2 billion, resources are spread thin. What's more, mental illness is highly stigmatized in India, especially among women, who are typically committed to mental health facilities with no legal rights, receiving involuntary treatment, and sometimes without a proper diagnosis.

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Let's Go To School with Alia Bhatt

Join us as we stand together for girls’ empowerment and education! We are thrilled to announce that Girl Rising's groundbreaking film “Woh Padhegi, Woh Udegi” is premiering on STAR Plus on August 29!

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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Mental Health (HBO)

John Oliver explains how our national system of treating mental health works, or more often than not, how it doesn’t.

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Who is CHOTU

CHOTU, a short film, by Biswajit Kuldi, highlighting issue of child labour won the Jury’s Choice award at the Kallola film contest held in Odisha.

Kallola’ meaning ‘ bird song’ in Odia, is a short film contest, that aimed to create a platform and build awareness on child rights not just among the creative community but among the youth and general public.

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Girl Rising and STAR Plus: Giving Flight to her hopes and dreams (ENGLISH SUBTITLES)

Our groundbreaking feature film has been revisioned for India. Girl Rising India, STAR Plus and some of Bollywood's biggest stars came together for the premiere of Girl Rising: Woh Padhegi Woh Udegi on 29 August. In partnership with USAID, HP, and the Ministry of Women and Child Development.

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SO SWEET OF YOU - End Child Labour

SO SWEET OF YOU’ by The Mantrra, highlighting issue of child labour received the 3rd Prize at the Kallola film contest held in Odisha.

Kallola’ meaning ‘ bird song’ in Odia, is a short film contest, that aimed to create a platform and build awareness on child rights not just among the creative community but among the youth and general public.

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NEXT: Cinema Innovation in the Digital Experience Economy

Cinemas are in the vanguard of innovative approaches to audience development, community building and demand creation. Now fully-digitized and increasingly networked, the best exhibitors are turning the Experience Economy into the engine of growth for the whole film value chain. This session brings together some of the most dynamic exhibitors who demonstrate new ways of renewing audiences for films.

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Compulsive Sexual Behaviour Disorder now as common as Depression

A new study reveals some 10 percent of men and seven percent of women struggle to contro...

November 16 2018

India can lead the way in defanging the Defamation Laws

Women in India are fighting for their workplace equality and dignity. The recent issue o...

November 16 2018

Come winter, Meghalaya celebrates the ‘100 Drum Wangala Festival’

The Wangala Festival of Meghalaya which is also known as the “100 Drum W...

November 15 2018