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You're taking undue advantage of your caste: Kolkata student attacks Adivasi prof with shocking casteist remarks on Facebook

Dr Maroona Murmu has been trolled incessantly on social media after the incident two days ago. However, she has been receiving support from students' communities across the country

Published on 4th September 2020
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Yale University sued for making admissions decisions based on candidates' race for at least 50 years

The Department filed the lawsuit "on the grounds of race and national origin" on Thursday in the US District Court for the District of Connecticut

Published on 9th October 2020
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Would you do this to your kids: How Kiran Bedi shot down Pondy med college for discrimination

The students were being asked to sit in a separate room, did not even have a projector and were being taught by PG students.

Published on 16th July 2018
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World AIDS Day: Which of these 20 myths about HIV do you still think are true?

HIV is one of the those diseases that has a long list of misconceptions that surround it ever since it was discovered. This AIDS Day, here is a list of myths that people believe about HIV-AIDS that we

Published on 1st December 2018
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Women under-represented or stereotyped in textbooks: UNESCO Global Edu Monitoring Report

The report provides an in-depth analysis of key factors for exclusion of learners in education systems worldwide, including background, identity and ability, gender, age, location, poverty, disability

Published on 29th June 2020
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With Malala as her idol, this Gujarati teenager wants to educate every single girl in her village. Can she make it happen? 

Be it access to education or menstrual hygiene, Kiran Garva is a true champion for girls in her village — and she won't stop till every single girl child in her village goes to school

Published on 14th November 2017
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With Blue Dawn, this 24-year-old is providing easy access to mental health facilities for Bahujan communities

We spoke to Blue Dawn founder Divya Kandukuri to find out how the support group is bringing mental health access to the people of Bahujan communities

Published on 25th September 2020
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Why we must change our attitudes to change the way we diss people about their physical appearance

With Fair and Lovely changing its name to Glow and Lovely, The Coach tell us how just changing the name doesn't help but an attitude shift is the only way to stop discrimination based on colour

Published on 11th July 2020
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Why you must watch TVF Girliyapa's hard-hitting video on human trafficking

Created in collaboration with the NGO International Justice Mission, the video is two minutes long

Published on 12th August 2019
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Why these activists want Savitribai Phule's birthday to be celebrated as Teachers' Day

 On the birth anniversary of Phule, we ask people why they think that her contribution to education in India is much more than Radhakrishnan's 

Published on 4th January 2019
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Why there's a whole lot more to Sonia Akula than you saw in Telugu hit George Reddy

"I can't think of holding down a conventional job. I want to work in the social sector," says Sonia Akula who runs Hyderabad-based NGO Action Aid For Societal Advancement

Published on 11th December 2019
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Why the TN Writers' Association is up in arms against H Raja's tweet about Tiruchy college event

The college was organising an international conference about the gender imbalances as  portrayed in Tamil literature and Raja claimed the event could lead to 'communal tension'

Published on 26th November 2018
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Why the National Exit Examination is going to be the 'next' NEET for marginalised students

Medicos have strongly opposed the new move, calling it unnecessary and unfair to the students  

 

Published on 28th July 2019
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Why RTE experts believe the World Bank’s STARS programme will damage India’s grassroots school education system

The World Bank approved $500 million for the STARS programme to improve the quality and governance of school education in six Indian states. But education activists are against the programme

Published on 2nd July 2020
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Why rapper Arivu's Sanda Seivom has become Chennai's protest anthem

Arivu first sang this at a protest and since it was such an easy catchy tune that people began to sing along to as well, he decided to release the song officially

Published on 16th January 2020

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