Human Rights

I Asked This Kid What She Wanted To Be When She Grew Up

"What do you want to be when you grow up?"When you ask a lot of kids this question, they usually have quick answers. They want to be doctors, artists, firefighter ... you name...

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This App Is Helping Young Iranians Dodge the Morality Police

Anonymous developers in Iran are making people’s lives just a little bit easier with Gershad, an app that helps Iranians identify (and avoid) locations where officers of...

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Govt Must Allocate More For Children: Satyarthi

Mumbai: Less than 4% of the country's budget is spent on 41% of its population under the age of 18. With the Union Budget around the corner, Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash S...

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Why Tagore Would Have Been Branded Anti-National Today

Yes, you read it right. Rabindranath Tagore, the poetic force of our national anthem was against the idea of nation and nationalism. To him, it was merely a machine that in th...

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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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'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

Elevate 2K19: Over 20 speakers took stage to explore different varieties of Storytelling

Asian Centre for Entertainment Education and its flagship program The Third Eye launched...

June 18 2019

RIP Journalism

‘The vast wasteland of TV is not interested in producing a better mousetrap but in pro...

June 18 2019