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Put the shame where it belongs: How this documentary illustrates how to tackle India's gender problem

National Award winner Vibha Bakshi created the documentary film Son Rise to show how female foeticide has broken the social peace in three villages by closely following the lives of the people there

Published on 26th November 2020
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UN releases 25 million USD from emergency fund to support women-led organisations, curb gender violence

UNFPA will receive 17 million dollars and 8 million dollars will go to UN Women. They will now decide where and how the money will be spent, said the press release

Published on 26th November 2020
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Kerala to provide all-in-one mechanism including doctors, psychologists, police to ensure justice for abused children

All stakeholders from doctors to judges should be given special training in connection with the implementation of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO), to ensure speedy justice

Published on 18th November 2020
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Indian in the US devises a collapsible chamber to manage panic attacks

The reboot is a collapsible chamber that can be used by survivors of PTSD in moments of panic, and is intended to be installed in university campuses, hospitals, airports and other crowded places

Published on 17th November 2020
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Fear and loathing: Why being queer during the pandemic can only exacerbate mental health concerns

Despite the hard work an individual puts into finding their way out of the closet, speaking this truth out just a tad bit louder than the society deems it appropriate can still get them in trouble

Published on 14th October 2020
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Why Indu Gopal's Project Kintsugi could be the support group that every domestic abuse survivor needs  

We spoke to Indu Gopal, who runs Project Kintsugi, a support group for divorced women and domestic abuse survivors

Published on 9th October 2020
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AMU hospital doctor who treated Hathras girl says they never suspected rape till the victim woke up and told them a week later  

The 19-year-old Dalit girl from Hathras, who was raped and assaulted, succumbed to her injuries on September 29. Her last rites were hurriedly carried out on Wednesday

 

Published on 30th September 2020
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Seasonal or common cold in past may give protection from COVID-19: Study

The study showed that the COVID-19-causing virus, SARS-CoV-2, induces memory B cells, long-lived immune cells that detect pathogens, create antibodies to destroy them

Published on 30th September 2020
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Men can't talk about abuse: How the Insta campaign 'Mardaangi' is changing this stereotype one post at a time

Two teenagers Siddhant and Paavani tell us how their Instagram initiative Mardaangi is creating a safe space for men to tell their stories of sexual assault

Published on 25th September 2020
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Trafficking Jam: Why India's human trafficking problem has skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic

Every time there has been a crisis, the number of trafficked children have erupted and this pandemic might not paint a different picture but are we equipped enough to handle it?

Published on 7th September 2020
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IIT Kharagpur’s LGBTQ+ Resource Group organises workshop to fight sexual harassment in college campus

Ambar, a Gender and Sexual Diversity support group for the LGBTQ+ community of IIT Kharagpur organised the workshop with Jhatkaa.org 

Published on 28th August 2020
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Chennai hospital performs Asia's first COVID-19 positive's lung transplant

According to MGH Healthcare, the patient tested positive for Coronavirus on July 8, and only a small portion of the lungs was left functional

Published on 29th August 2020
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Keeping students away from classrooms for long, far more damaging than COVID: PM Boris Johnson

Johnson said the risk posed to children from the deadly virus is very small and being kept away from classrooms any longer would be far more damaging to their well-being

Published on 24th August 2020
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LPU to give full scholarship to kids of COVID victims, waiver for frontline workers and their wards

The scholarship is a token of their appreciation for the workers' service to the nation, said Chancellor Ashok Mittal. This is a move that will mean a lot to kids of frontline workers

Published on 29th June 2020
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IIT Bombay’s North East Collective faces attacks, trolling for organising relief to Assam gas leak victims

The NEC members have been intimidated by right-wing groups, when they were carrying out relief work among the survivors of the Baghjan disaster, the IIT Bombay for Justice team said

Published on 23rd June 2020

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