Human Rights

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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Stopping the Red-Light District

Prostitution, called the oldest profession in the world is making new news today as questions regarding its moral, ethical and legal issues are being debated over. Prostituti...

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Now, a Fatwa that bans posting pictures Online

The Darul Uloom Deoband School in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, which ranks amongst the top Islamic schools India has issued a fatwa banning Muslims from uploading pictures of th...

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The Right to Death

The Supreme Court on Tuesday opposed the notion of allowing patients to create a 'living will'. Known as an 'advanced medical directive' in legal jargon, the bill is meant to ...

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Do Young Children have Racial Biases?

Children notice difference across racial lines. Even from a very young age, babies scan a face differently if it belongs to someone of a different race, suggesting that racial...

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Landmarks in Women's Rights – A Struggle full of Highs and Lows

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed women can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” - Margaret Mead Some very i...

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Rape as a Weapon of Destruction

Rape and sexual slavery are actively being used as means of warfare in Central African Republic, with armed forces on both sides guilty of it. Research by Human Rights Watc...

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Hatred and harassment online is harder to supress than sex

Ever since a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on the 12th August 2017, news developments have continued at a torrid pace. The Daily Stormer promoted the r...

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Displacement follows terror: Rights of millions concerns our world.

"They forced us onto trucks like animals".  A 55-page report titled thus has shook the world. The document, chronicles the atrocities committed by Cameroonian soldiers, t...

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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