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Why do we say 'merry' Xmas? What is Xmas? Why not Happy Xmas?

Take a look at the inner details of the celebration of Christmas, why we say 'merry' and much more

Published on 28th February 2017
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Transgenders from anywhere in the world will find a place to study at Tirunelveli's MSU: VC K Baskar talks about the two transgenders who prompted this revolution

The varsity will offer up to 830 seats for transgenders across all their courses and there will be a fee waiver for them. The funds will come from a corpus that has been set up by the VC 
 

Published on 20th April 2017
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Ryan Murder: Meet Kerala hacktivists 'Red Lizard' and Co who've just taken down Ryan International School's website

After hacking Maneka Gandhi's site, Kerala Cyber Warriors are on a social cause rampage - here's how they tell us why they do it in a previous hush-hush chat-terview

Published on 13th September 2017
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How School For Justice is making lawyers out of girls who were victims of human trafficking

Among the first batch of girls who were enrolled in School For Justice, seven have secured admissions in reputed law colleges in India under the 3 and 5-year programmes

Published on 17th December 2017
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After 5 months in nursing school, TN transgender says she was kicked out because the DME rejected her application

The 21-year-old student attended five months of nursing school before being told her registration did not go through because the Directorate of Medical Education is not approving her application

Published on 19th February 2018
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I did not single-handedly organise the Farmers March: Vijoo Krishnan's journey from JNU to AIKS

The Joint Secretary of the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) speaks about the importance of the Kisan March and why such struggles will endure

Published on 16th March 2018
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Andhra Pradesh shocker: Mothers of this village are selling their daughters into prostitution

Caught between decades of drought and the ban on arrack, an ST community of traditional liquor brewers in Anantapur district has been forced to sell its women into prostitution to survive

Published on 30th April 2018
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Chennai start-up PeriFerry helps transgenders find jobs in inclusive companies

Neelam Jain’s social start-up PeriFerry is helping transgenders get normal, everyday jobs through training and counselling

Published on 21st May 2018
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This Karachi campaign run by university students helps trans persons live a dignified life

Actcept was started in January 2018 by eight university students and a faculty from a leading business institution in Karachi, Pakistan

Published on 12th August 2018
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How Kolkata NGO Sanlaap is ensuring girls saved from prostitution are rehabilitated with great jobs

This Kolkata NGO has rescued and rehabilitated over 10,000 girls from at-risk situations, ensuring they all have good jobs and a place to call their own 

Published on 26th September 2018
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Five reasons why the LGBTQIA+ community finds the Transgender Bill 2018 offensive and undemocratic

The bill also criminalises begging and "whoever compels or entices a transgender person to indulge in the act of begging"

Published on 27th December 2018
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Nobody’s children: Why Seema Waghmode is educating kids born to sex workers in Maharashtra

Seema Waghmode is a woman from Pune who has been working with Commercial Sex Workers and their children since 1993

Published on 21st February 2019
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Meet Daniel Mendonca, the intersex social worker who campaigned for the first gender-neutral toilet in an Indian college

An intersex person, Daniel is now a social worker, working towards the upliftment of the LGBTQIA+ community. Daniel was in Chennai as a TED speaker at GLIM

Published on 22nd February 2019
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Forced into prostitution by family, Chennai seventh grader complained to teachers - who ignored her

Police said that the girl had been undergoing harassment for several months and the incident came to light when she recently shared her turmoil with a neighbour

Published on 13th March 2019
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Meet Rescue Foundation's Triveni Acharya, who has helped prevent over 5K girls from being trafficked

Rescue Foundation also helps rehabilitate the survivors through health checks, counseling and legal aid. They also provide them with proper nutrition and run age verification tests

Published on 27th August 2019

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