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Down with Dowry!

Film historian Dhruv Somani looks back at a clutch of Bollywood films, which gutsily dealt with the evils of the dowry system....

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More than a woman: Gajra Kottary

Vinta Nanda grabs an opportunity to talk to author and screenwriter Gajra Kottary about her work and also her latest release N...

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The World Bank: Raising the bar on preventing GBV

Gender-based violence (GBV), including sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment (SEA-SH), is an unacceptable violation of human values. The im...

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The Foul Odour Of Fasteism

The play “Lassanwala” presented by Apna Manch Drama Company at the 12th. Mahindra Theatre Festival as the opening play, at Shri Ram Centre shows a glimpse of th...

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Tired Hands, Weary Feet

‘Slavery is legally banned. But millions of India’s children live and work in slave labour conditions — bonded labour,...

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Street Kids Wield The Brush To Spread Message Against Drug Abuse, Child Labour

It is not every day that a nine-year-old speaks about how humiliating it is to see her drug-addict mother suffer the consequences of her habit.
“My parents are b...

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POWER TO THE LITTLE DIVAS

Surfing channels during commercial breaks is when I discover new shows to follow. What it throws up is just not just new shows, but new talent, varied subjects, etc. A few ...

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“‘Dowry Calculator’ Is A New Way Of Looking At An Old Problem”: Aditya Save, Chief Marketing Officer, Shaadi.Com

Dowry, the deeply ingrained social evil, is often associated with arranged marriages. The regressive tradition has been spoken of in abundance, but occurrences of crime aga...

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Mobile Phones Empower Women

Is using a mobile phone a symbol of independence? Is it a simple tool of communication or a medium that provides rights? Why do women lag behind among those who use cellpho...

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Impact Awards at Elevate 2015 Imtiaz Ali for the film 'Highway'

Highway is a 2014 Indian drama film written and directed by Imtiaz Ali and produced bySajidNadiadwala. The film stars Randeep Hooda and Alia Bhatt in the lead roles. Screen...

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