Human Rights

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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Male Contraceptives to Help Reduce Birth-Control Burden on Women

Females have a plethora of contraception to choose from, including long-term solutions like the IUD and the implant and short-term strategies like the diaphragm and the vagina...

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TED talks the Audacious Project

TED, the non-profit known for its immensely popular video lectures—or TED Talks— has announced the launch of a project that aims to take the group’s philanth...

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Reforms on Sexual Violence hardly reach Women with Disabilities

Research suggests that women with disabilities are more likely to experience domestic violence, emotional abuse, and sexual assault than women without disabilities. Women with...

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Can Facebook Weaponize Information and Incite Violence?

While the recent Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal is the main focus for American lawmakers questioning Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s record bey...

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Another News Story of the Syrian Refugee Crisis

For European cinema, in particular, films about Europe’s migrant crisis run the risk of being artful and exploitative. It is a challenge: how to faithfully represent the...

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The Politicization of Social Media

Back in 2012, a national survey questioned 3,000 young people, ages 15-25 on how they use the Internet, social media and engage in politics. Unlike any prior study on the topi...

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Growing Refugee Crisis resulting in Trafficking and Slavery

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi believes that the refugee crisis has exacerbated human trafficking and modern slavery. A global action is needed to tackle the criminal gangs ...

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Managers at Work can help fix the Diversity Issue

Talk of diversity in the workplace is nothing new, but as more individuals, organizations, and politicians speak about feminism, immigration, gender identity, and the gender p...

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Avijatrik: The Wanderlust of Apu

It is to the credit of Subhrajit Mitra and his creative and technical team that Avijatri...

April 12 2021

The Woman in White

Film historian Dhruv Somani re-assesses Raj Khosla’s iconic suspense-filled Woh Ka...

April 11 2021

Explaining the lockdown to children

Family members talk to Monarose Sheila Pereira about the innovative ways they used to ex...

April 10 2021