Human Rights

Filmmaker’s house raided for making hard-hitting Documentaries

Not many days after the release of filmmaker Divya Bharathi’s upcoming documentary, Orutharum Varela’s trailer – which garnered over 40,000 views in few days...

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Frida Kahlo – An Inspiration to the Oppressed and the Victimised

On 6th July 2018, the world celebrated the 111th birthday of Frida Kahlo – one of the most celebrated artists whose works and life continue to captivate the world. She w...

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‘Would-be’ Child Brides become Child Warriors to fight their Community

A 14-year-old young girl, Rajni, from Uttar Pradesh was in the middle of her eighth-grade exams when she found out her parents planned to get her married. She had never met th...

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World Report 2018: A Call to Action more essential than A Cry of Despair

The Human Rights Watch publishes an annual World Report in which the human rights records of more than ninety countries and territories are put into perspective. Reflecting ex...

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South Asian University: Where students from India and Pakistan Bond

What would it be like if students from India and Pakistan study the same course and syllabus, in the same classroom, taught by the same faculty in the same university? This cr...

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The Central Role of Writers in Public Discourse

A strong relationship between the arts and politics, particularly between various kinds of art and power, [citation needed] occurs across historical epochs and cultures. As th...

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Bosnia’s War Childhood Museum Goes Global

As stated by UNICEF itself, children are especially vulnerable to abuse, exploitation and trafficking during emergencies and armed conflicts. During times of crisis, they get ...

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Alliances for Solidarity: India celebrates IDAHOT Day

Despite some amount of progress noted in many countries, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people (LGBTI) still face high levels of criticism, violence and ineq...

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Human Rights Violations in the Interpersonal Sphere

Individuals, families, communities, the government and the workplace - all have witnessed human rights abuses between and among people. Staunch feminists attribute these situa...

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This Mother’s Day Help the Moms in Crisis

Last Sunday was Mother's Day. You would probably know about it, thanks to the zillion social media posts that wouldn't stop coming in. At least 97 countries around the globe c...

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Dhadak – A Simple Love Story that highlights Shocking Truths of our Society

Cast: Janhvi Kapoor, Ishaan Khatter, Ashutosh Rana Director: Shashank Khaitan Producer...

July 20 2018

An Artist’s Political Awakening: From painting Moods of the Season to reflecting the Human Condition Today

Today, an Indian artist can’t venture into areas where angels fear to tread. Repre...

July 20 2018

Netflix makes History with 112 Emmy Nominations this Year

It's one of those highly awaited times in Hollywood as Emmy nominations are announced. A...

July 20 2018