Human Rights

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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Alliances for Solidarity: India celebrates IDAHOT Day

Despite some amount of progress noted in many countries, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people (LGBTI) still face high levels of criticism, violence and ineq...

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Human Rights Violations in the Interpersonal Sphere

Individuals, families, communities, the government and the workplace - all have witnessed human rights abuses between and among people. Staunch feminists attribute these situa...

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This Mother’s Day Help the Moms in Crisis

Last Sunday was Mother's Day. You would probably know about it, thanks to the zillion social media posts that wouldn't stop coming in. At least 97 countries around the globe c...

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Education is World’s Vaccine against Terrorism

Terrorist attacks and their aftermath have had a powerful impact on families, especially children. In Douma, Syrian civilians continue to live in fear after chemical weapons w...

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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