Human Rights

Floating Schools bring Classrooms to Children

Located at the crossing of two mighty rivers: the Ganges and the Brahmaputra, Bangladesh is the largest delta in the world. Being the largest delta has made the land one of th...

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Can Grassroots Leaders bring the Change We Want?

It has become increasingly clear to every citizen that our elected officials are very good at rhetoric, at pointing fingers, and fostering an increasing sense of acrimony thro...

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Can We Eradicate Poverty By 2030?

The poverty rate in the developing world has more than halved since 1981. Back then, 52% of people in developing countries lived on less than $1.25 (84p) per day. That's now d...

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Assam’s Indigenous Population Deprived of Land And Economic Space

The propaganda launched by people against the updating process of Assam’s unique National Register of Citizens (NRC) 1951, saying that this was a conspiracy to deprive t...

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Kofi Annan: The Legacy of a Champion of Peace comes to an End

The former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan died at the age of 80 on Saturday after a short illness. The secretary general of the United Nations is charged with the...

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‘New Anti-Trafficking Bill unjust to Victims’: UN Experts

India's first comprehensive anti-trafficking bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, 26th July 2018. The Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitatio...

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The Rise of Denialism and the Reason Why We Deny

Humans have developed ways to use language to deceive others and themselves. We also refuse to accept that someone else is speaking truthfully. We are all in denial, some of t...

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Battle for Basic Existence: The Struggles of Widows of Farmers in Maharashtra

Despite taking a multi-pronged approach to improving the income and social security of farmers across India, over 12,000 suicides were reported in the agricultural sector sinc...

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Family Planning is Every Woman’s Right

“Parents have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly the number and the spacing of their children.” This was declared fifty years ago, at the Unit...

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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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Be inspired by the Real-life Chronicles of this Year

Though we love to get lost in fantastical fictional tales, every now and then, be it a c...

September 21 2018

Floating Schools bring Classrooms to Children

Located at the crossing of two mighty rivers: the Ganges and the Brahmaputra, Bangladesh...

September 21 2018

The 9th Jagran Film Festival to conclude in style in Mumbai

The Jagran Film Festival (JFF), which is in the ninth edition of the series, comes ...

September 20 2018