Human Rights

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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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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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