Human Rights

More Efforts Needed To Safeguard Child Rights'

The first workshop on New Juvenile Justice Act 2015, was held in Jaipur on Saturday, which laid emphasis on health and education of children. Directorate of Child Welfare dir...

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Two Children Drown Every Day On Average Trying To Reach Safety In Europe

In a joint statement, issued in Geneva, UNHCR, UNICEF and the IOM warned that the number of child deaths was on the increase and called for more measures to increase safety fo...

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Gay Rights Are Human Rights

The human rights of LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) people have reached centre stage. Curative petitions have been referred to a Constitution Bench with...

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Human Rights To Be Part Of School Curriculum In Karnataka

School students will, in all likelihood, be studying a new chapter from the coming academic year. Heeding to the request of the Karnataka State Human Rights Commission (KSHRC)...

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Going Mainstream In Including Disabled People In Development

Across the world, 1 in 7 people has a disability and 80 percent live in developing countries. Many people with disabilities face discrimination and stigma in their everyday li...

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The Crippling Thing About Growing Up Poor That Stays With You Forever

Poverty has a way of rearing its ugly head, slipping into the cracks in people's lives when they're young and then re-emerging later in life. Sometimes it happens in ways that...

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Rural Households Have Higher Debt Than Urban Counterparts: NSSO Report

A new survey by the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) shows that rural households have higher debts than their urban counterparts. At the same time, an urban househol...

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A Tamil Movie Based On True Events Has Sparked Off An Uneasy Debate On Police Brutality

In 1983, Coimbatore-based auto driver Chandran was working as a waiter at a hotel in a village near Guntur in Andhra Pradesh. One day, he and a few other labourers from Tamil ...

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Five Ways Tech Is Crowdsourcing Women’s Empowerment

From gathering data on street harassment in Egypt to finding respectful gynaecologists in India, technology is helping women fight discrimination Even when data is gathered by...

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The Faces Of Child Poverty

Child poverty is about more than just money — it’s multidimensional. For children, poverty means being deprived of major aspects of life like nutrition, health...

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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