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These four budding poets from the Bhubaneswar Poetry Club will win your heart with their verses

Bhubaneswar Poetry Club (BPC) is a treasure trove of poets who know their craft or are getting there. We speak to four budding poets from and learn how the group has helped them out when they need it 

Published on 12th January 2021
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The VidyaGyan story: This UP school hand-picks meritorious, underprivileged kids to place them on the track to success

You must have heard of Anurag, who bagged a 100 per cent scholarship to study at Cornell University. VidyaGyan in UP has been nurturing him and many other talented kids. We find out their story

Published on 5th January 2021
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Dalit and minority women's writings make me hopeful about the future of feminist literature: Telugu poet Volga

Budding poet Kadali Satyanarayana took us through the works of Volga by posing serval questions to her — by answering which, the veteran poet took us back to a bygone era. Here's what ensued

Published on 22nd December 2020
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Here’s why the students behind The Project Amara want you to talk about menstruation, whatever your gender

It’s 2020 and menstruation should no longer be a taboo topic, believe the co-founders of The Project Amara. We speak to them

Published on 10th December 2020
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Baalya Trust is working towards bringing bringing tribal kids to Ashram schools. Here's how

Anantha, Founder of Baalya Trust speaks about what they have been doing to bring tribal kids to Ashram schools in Mysuru and the impact of his Chinnara Loka Programme on kids so far

 

Published on 9th November 2020
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This army of ploggers is collecting reusable materials for the poor during the lockdown 

Reduce, reuse and recycle is The Indian Ploggers Army motto. Nagaraj tells us how he has been coordinating with various groups to provide essentials and gadgets  during the pandemic

Published on 12th October 2020
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 The curious case of phantom toilets: CAG report finds 286 school toilets marked 'constructed' on paper don't exist

The recent CAG report says that 286 school toilets that were marked as constructed on paper are non-existent. While 200 of them are not constructed, 8 are partially constructed

Published on 28th September 2020
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Check Aastha Sahdev’s Insta feed for her take on what the nation really needs to know! 

Through her Instagram page, Aastha Sahdev is creating awareness and starting conversations about women’s health, gender roles, racism and colourism in India

Published on 23rd September 2020
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Here's why PadCare Lab's sanitary napkin disposal system can change the way we look at women's health

PadCare Labs, founded in 2018, has already set up plants in a few locations across pune and a few across the country

Published on 10th September 2020
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These 19-year-old girls want to start meaningful conversations in government schools across Telangana 

The four girls have visited nine schools and successfully conducted their workshops. Students also seem to have enjoyed it. Now, owing to the pandemic, they are planning virtual events. So stay tuned

Published on 30th August 2020
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How Bharatiya Jain Sanghatana is empowering the women of tomorrow to find their way

Bharatiya Jain Sanghatana's Smart Girl workshops follow six modules over two days to enable and empower girls aged 14 to 23

Published on 23rd August 2020
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Pandemic proves to be more stressful among young women in UP: Survey

Almost 9 out of every 10 young women (89 per cent) in Uttar Pradesh has been seeking help for mental health during the lockdown period

Published on 13th August 2020
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How the Aahwahan Foundation has been changing kids' lives using the power of education for a decade now

Though it is based out of Bengaluru, Aahwahan Foundation operates pan-India. Their aim is to create sustainable models with the help of education to have long-term impact and to do their bit for India

Published on 31st July 2020
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This youth group is demanding a renewed menstrual education policy in Kerala. Here's how

Uteri of Kerala Unite was set up by the student group called The Red Cycle to demand a change of policy in government-aided and unaided schools in the state

Published on 22nd July 2020
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How this Chennai illustrator is bringing less discussed issues to the forefront through her comics

Akshara Ashok's Instagram page, Happy Fluff Comics, is super relatable and utterly cute. We find out why she talks about less discussed issues

Published on 27th July 2020

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