Human Rights

Justice for Jayaraj and Fenix

Anupama Mandloi writes that repressed ills of society have begun to boil over from years of subjugation into a world, which is currently in an uneasy pause. The flip side of ...

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Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana Award 2020: Call for entries

Rajiv Gandhi, in his brief life, has left an indelible imprint on the country. His vision of a vibrant future, youthful dynamism and his commitment to promotion of goodwill am...

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Iranian human rights lawyer jailed for 38 years and sentenced to 148 lashes

Iran has sentenced 55-year-old lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh to 148 lashes and 38 years in prison over her defense of women defying the&n...

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11 years and zero prosecutions: Justice, a forsaken promise in Kashmir

The Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS), a human rights organisation in the state, has compiled the data of 108 cases of human rights violations since 2008 where ...

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“Everyone has a right to access quality healthcare” - WHO

The World Health Organization has sponsored for the key topic of concern at a global medicine forum in South Africa stating that developing countries have long struggled with ...

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From worst to best: the success story of the Tasmanian gender reform

The Tasmanian Parliament is about to initiate the best laws in favour of transgender and gender-diverse people not only within their nation but also to bring a change around t...

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UN experts urge States to ‘stem the tide of hate and discrimination’

Marking the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination several top UN officials and human rights experts have stressed that States must take urgent ac...

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New Zealand PM vows to tighten gun laws after Christchurch massacre

Over 49 people were dead and more injured in the mass shootings at the Christ Church mosques in New Zealand, killing people aged from 3 – 77 years. This led the country ...

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Children with disabilities more exposed to abuse and violence

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet spoke at a Human Rights Council event highlighting how disabled youngsters are exposed to violence, abuse an...

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WEF data shows it will take 202 years to close the divide in the workplace

The world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, UN Global Compact’s Executive Director Lise Kingo spoke to the UN News. She elucidated the point that...

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Avijatrik: The Wanderlust of Apu

It is to the credit of Subhrajit Mitra and his creative and technical team that Avijatri...

April 12 2021

The Woman in White

Film historian Dhruv Somani re-assesses Raj Khosla’s iconic suspense-filled Woh Ka...

April 11 2021

Explaining the lockdown to children

Family members talk to Monarose Sheila Pereira about the innovative ways they used to ex...

April 10 2021