Human Rights

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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The Central Role of Writers in Public Discourse

A strong relationship between the arts and politics, particularly between various kinds of art and power, [citation needed] occurs across historical epochs and cultures. As th...

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Bosnia’s War Childhood Museum Goes Global

As stated by UNICEF itself, children are especially vulnerable to abuse, exploitation and trafficking during emergencies and armed conflicts. During times of crisis, they get ...

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‘Think beyond, solve different’, ways to end the Climate woes

The world is burning and many people across the world are seeking bolder action on clima...

March 18 2019

Children with disabilities more exposed to abuse and violence

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet spoke at a Human Rights Co...

March 15 2019

Nothing Is Impossible

In one of SillyPoint Productions’ earlier plays, the UK royal family hid its Parsi...

March 14 2019