Human Rights

People who risk their lives to build our Homes

The construction sector, today, is one of the biggest job providers. India has seen a construction boom in recent years as incomes rise and cities expand. According to a resea...

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Amartya Sen: “Many institutions in the Country are under attack and their freedom encroached.”

The 85-year-old economist and philosopher, Amartya Sen came out in support of actor Naseeruddin Shah on Sunday, after he was involved in a major controversy over his rema...

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UNICEF: “Children living through conflict are hardly guaranteed their Rights.”

UNICEF said the future of millions of children living in Nigeria and other countries affected by armed conflict were at risk, as warring parties continued to commit grave viol...

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Women protest in an unconventional way by shaving their Heads

Four wives of most prominent rights lawyers and activists have shaved their heads in protest over the “persecution” of their husbands by the government. The w...

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Human Rights News Stories from 2018

From discrimination of LGBT to drugs – human rights issues and stories have never grown old. Every day, we hear issues related to human rights in some way or the other. ...

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Commemorating 70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December – the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Paris,...

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UN Security Council meets to discuss Impact of War on People with Disabilities

The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities came into force in May 2008, and has so far been signed by 130 countries. It enshrines the human rights of persons...

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Bonita Mabo, Indigenous Rights Activist, dies at 75

Prominent Indigenous and South Sea Islander activist Bonita Mabo has died. She was an Australian educator and activist for Aboriginal Australians, Torres S...

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Will Life ever return to Normal for these Families displaced by War in Yemen?

Yemen is the world’s single largest humanitarian crisis. Hunger is constant. The besieged port city of Hodeida in Yemen has become a “ghost town”. ...

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India can lead the way in defanging the Defamation Laws

Women in India are fighting for their workplace equality and dignity. The recent issue of the hashtag #MeToo has ousted some powerful men in the Indian media and entertainment...

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How much is too much? Over-involved parents doing more harm than good

Parents play a major role inculcating values in their children. In the modern era, paren...

January 18 2019

People who risk their lives to build our Homes

The construction sector, today, is one of the biggest job providers. India has seen a co...

January 18 2019

Harvest Festivals celebrated across the Country

In today’s world, there is so much of monotony and pressure in everyone’s li...

January 17 2019