Human Rights

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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‘Terrorism a grave threat to Humanity’, India at the UN General Assembly

Terrorism is the most serious violation of human rights said India at the UN, urging the global community to take a resolute action against the menace in all its forms and man...

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Agricultural Workers are the World’s Hungriest, says UN Expert

“Agricultural workers are among the worlds most hungry and are largely excluded from national legal protective frameworks”, the UN Special Rapporteur Hilal Elver o...

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UK’s Human Rights Watchdog supports de-medicalising of the Gender Recognition Process

According to the Equality and Human Rights Commission, a person wishing to change gender doesn’t require a gender recognition certificate. The equality watchdog opposes ...

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‘East West Street’: A Musical on Human Rights

The 92nd Street Y’s Tisch Centre for the Arts is all set to launch the North American premier of East West Street: A Song of Good and Evil. The performance will mark the...

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NE Activist honoured with the International Award for Human Rights

Binalakshmi Nepram is an author, humanitarian and female activist for the advocacy of gender rights and women-led disarmament movements with the objective of arresting gu...

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Respect Forest Rights of Indigenous People and Communities

Strengthening community forest rights is an essential strategy to reduce billions of tonnes of carbon emissions, making it an effective way for governments to meet climate goa...

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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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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