Human Rights

“Human Rights Activists Working To Achieve Gandhi’s Objective”

Human rights activists were working in post-independent India towards achieving Mahatma Gandhi’s objective of freedom from economic and social slavery, said P.V. Rajagop...

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More Than 40 Percent Of India's Women Confined To Domestic Work, Report Says

Women are among the most excluded groups in India, with almost 43 percent of working-age women confined to domestic work, while many who do work outside the home face exploita...

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Do Children Have A Right To Be Loved?

Surely every child on Earth should be loved. That seems obvious. But is that a human right? Many international declarations adopt this view. The 1989 Declaration on the Rights...

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2.5 Billion People At Risk Of Hunger And Poverty If Land Rights Are Not Protected

Indigenous peoples and local communities protect half the world's land, but formally own just 10 percent, according to a report released today by a global alliance of NGOs.The...

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Sleep Is A Fundamental Human Right, India’s Supreme Court Rules

Their reasoning is that it comes under the right to life, as to be able to live people need access to peaceful sleep.Giving their judgement on Thursday, judges said ‘sle...

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Fighting Modern-Day Witch Hunts In India’s Remote Northeast

More than 2,000 people accused of being witches have been killed in Indiaover the last 15 years in poor, remote areas of the northeast.The victims, nearly all of them women, h...

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Malnutrition, Alcoholism In Tribal Madhya Pradesh Get Baneebai Cure

At first glance, her profile hardly looks newsworthy — a young woman of the poor Bhilala tribe in Madhya Pradesh; a high school dropout.But BaneebaiNingwal has the remed...

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58% Disabled SC/ST Kids Not Schooled

While most parents shuttle between different schools as the admission season gets underway, for some families educating their children is not a choice - they have to help thei...

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Satyarthi To Launch Two Campaigns For Child Rights

Nobel laureate KailashSatyarthi plans to launch this year his most ambitious campaign against child labour "100 million to 100 million" and "a biggest moral platform" that wil...

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Mumbai: Child Rights Body Unveils Rs 1000 Crore Plan To Transform Lives

Plan India, one of the major global child rights organisations, aims to invest Rs 1000 crore in programmes to improve the lives of millions of children over the next five year...

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Women’s Voices

The experiment of staging a selection of monologues worked well in Gujarati. In the firs...

June 21 2019

Whistling Woods International at Aiyanna 2019

Mumbai 20th June 2019:  Ingenious designs, global sensibilities, sustainable ideolo...

June 21 2019

'Jose' is Best Narrative Feature Film at KAHISH MIQFF 2019, 'The Booth' is Best Indian Narrative Short Film

Guatemalan movie 'Jose' won top honours at the 10th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer F...

June 19 2019