Human Rights

Is Freedom of Speech Facing a Debacle in our Free Nation?

Give me the liberty to know, to utter and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.” -John Milton, Areopagitica. It seems freedom of speech has turn...

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The Extraordinary Story of an Ordinary Party

In a nation which is undergoing turbulent political times, comes a documentary like none another. An Insignificant Man, the story of Arvind Kejriwal and the birth of the Aam A...

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The U.S fight over Net Neutrality has an Impact on the Whole World

The US Federal Communications Commission or FCC voted on 14 December to repeal landmark 2015 rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, sending chilling waves across cy...

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Feminism and High Art

In London Contemporary Music Festival this year, among other things, one can take the chance to experience a fairly different sort of music- background music from a pornograph...

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The Law of the Land

Environmental lawyers and organizations across the world have begun to demand intrinsic 'rights' for nature- natural bodies, flora and fauna. The www.pri.org reported the deve...

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Of Queer Crooners

Every artistic creation is always a reaction to, and a direct product of the time it is made in; simultaneously being a comment on, and of the era. The same is true for the Le...

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Labour Laws for Children

Human Rights Watch published a dispatch last Wednesday, reporting the establishing of a new policy, that prohibits children under the age of 18 from working with green tobacco...

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Remedying a Greek Tragedy

In a small corner of Athens in Greece, everyday, a group of migrant women gather- not to formulate protests or prepare speeches, but to teach. Classes range from serious topi...

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Casting out Caste

The Cochin Devaswom Board of temples recently took a huge step towards an equal India, by appointing a Dalit priest at a temple. Kuzhuppully Umesh Krishnan of Matilakam became...

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WHO Guidelines for responding to Sexually Abused Children

Sexual violence can have psychological, emotional, and physical effects on children. These effects aren’t always easy to deal with, but with the right help and support, ...

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Spy in Love

Lauren Wilkinson’s American Spy is a perceptive novel with a feisty prot...

March 20 2019

Research predicts breast cancer can relapse based on ‘internal wiring’

A study published in the journal Nature, shows that breast cancer is equal to 11 separat...

March 20 2019

There she goes… changing gears and riding bikes!

Riding motorcycles have always been the ‘men’ thing. Yet, in the last few ye...

March 19 2019