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Demand to set up an AIIMS in Kerala, amid rising COVID cases in the state

The Greater Piravom Human Rights and Right to Information Forum (GPHR Forum), an NGO working for the welfare of people of Piravom, has lodged a memorandum

Published on 29th April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Transgenders recognised as the third gender by the Supreme Court

In today's #TBT, we recall the landmark judgement delivered by India's top court. The judgement recognised the rights of the transgender as human rights and what a day it was. Let's recollect...

Published on 15th April 2021
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No Lockdown on Caste Atrocities: This book documents the crimes that even a social distanced pandemic could not prevent

The Dalit Human Rights Defenders Network has documented 60 of these crimes in a book titled ‘No Lockdown on Caste Atrocities: Stories of Caste Crimes during the COVID-19 Pandemic’

Published on 3rd March 2021
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NHRC summons govt officials to file report of inquiry on the alleged suicide of Erode professor

S Ravi, assistant professor of Vivekananda College of Technology for Women, allegedly killed himself because of distress from payment arrears and harassment by college management

Published on 5th February 2021
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World Human Rights Day: 10 landmark events that shaped Human RIghts as we know it today

While the world is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, we take a chance to remind you of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10. It is celebrated as a World Human Rights Day

Published on 10th December 2020
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Why you need Respect MAX: Putting humanity first always

On Human Rights Day, The Coach tells us why we should put humanism and humanity above all other ‘isms’ in the world today

Published on 5th December 2020
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The Martin Macwan Interview: How India can take inspiration from the Black Lives Matter movement

In the backdrop of the BLM protests, removal of Confederate statues, we speak to the academic and Human Rights Activist about his letter calling for the removal of Manu’s statue from Rajasthan HC

Published on 21st July 2020
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai 'disappointed' by Trump's decision to temporarily suspend foreign work visa, H-1B

In a separate statement, Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, slammed the latest move of the Trump administration

Published on 23rd June 2020
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The endemic, structural racism that blights US society needs to be heard: UN Rights Chief 

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said that the grievances at the heart of the protests that have erupted following the death of George Floyd must be addressed

Published on 4th June 2020
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'Kolam' protests: TN police to probe Pak links of  protester detained at Chennai

The Chennai Police Commissioner said that Gayatri Khandhadai, a lawyer and researcher was associated with Bytes for All, a Pakistani human rights organisation and think-tank

Published on 2nd January 2020
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Why the encounter in Hyderabad doesn't help us truly address rape as a social crime

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will conduct a spot inquiry at the site of the “encounter” near Tondupally toll plaza in Telangana where four men were gunned down

Published on 7th December 2019
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Authorities have no Dalit perspective: Human rights activists on Walayar rape case acquittal

According to a 2018 amendment made in The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, a special court was set up for the trail of Dalit and tribal communities 

Published on 1st November 2019
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Meet Sridevi Londhe, Mumbai University's first official transgender graduate 

Sridevi always wanted to become a doctor but was not able to do so because of her family's economic constraints. We find out more about the struggles she had to face along the way

Published on 12th October 2019
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Malala Yousafzai urges UN to help send Kashmiri children back to school

In her tweets, Malala also shared her account of corresponding with people over the past week belonging to various walks of life, including journalists, human rights lawyers and students.

Published on 15th September 2019
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The Jananeethi story: How this former priest has been offering free legal help to Kerala's oppressed since 1991

George Pulikuthiyil about starting his battle for human rights and how standing up to big establishments and religious bodies in the church has set serious #lifegoals for Kerala's youth

Published on 28th August 2019

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