Human Rights

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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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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Spy in Love

Lauren Wilkinson’s American Spy is a perceptive novel with a feisty prot...

March 20 2019

Research predicts breast cancer can relapse based on ‘internal wiring’

A study published in the journal Nature, shows that breast cancer is equal to 11 separat...

March 20 2019

There she goes… changing gears and riding bikes!

Riding motorcycles have always been the ‘men’ thing. Yet, in the last few ye...

March 19 2019