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UN Women and Kerala government collaborate for India's first Gender Data Hub

Three key areas of co-operation, as specified in the MoU, will be setting up the Gender Data Centre at The Gender Park  launching the second edition of the International Conference on Gender Equality

Published on 21st December 2020
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Social Justice Dept report slams IGNOU's Kochi centre for keeping toilets locked, leaving disabled student in distress

Recently, a student named Meera U Menon has sent multiple emails to the authorities, alleging that she had no access to a disabled-friendly toilet during her exam

Published on 16th November 2020
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After differently-abled student protests lack of toilets at IGNOU Kochi, Social Justice Department seeks report on accessibility

Recently, Meera U Menon, a disabled student at IGNOU had complained saying that the disabled-friendly toilet was kept locked  

Published on 3rd November 2020
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How Jyothirgamaya Foundation fights for accessibility and champions disability rights

Tiffany Brar, a 29-year-old visually-impaired social activist set up the organisation in 2012 with a grand vision to train visually impaired children in important life and vocational skills

Published on 3rd June 2020
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Facebook and FaceApp to help hearing-impaired Geeta find her family, 4 years after she came from Pak

So far 24 families have made their claim on Geeta and many among them have unsuccessfully undertaken the DNA matching test

Published on 28th October 2019
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Kerala looking for United Nations' endorsement for its Anti-Human Trafficking Clubs

Crime Branch Inspector General S Sreejith, who is the nodal officer of State Anti-Human Trafficking Cell, said it was a first-of-its-kind project launched in 2016

Published on 2nd September 2019
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This is an insult to the entire community: How transgenders are reacting to Pala college's stance on reservation

Alphonsa College, Pala, affiliated to the MG University recently approached the Kerala High Court, asking it to reconsider the transgender reservation 

Published on 10th July 2019
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Social Justice Department to strengthen School Protection Groups in Kozhikode

The role of the SPGs is to handle juvenile offences and stop unlawful activities taking place in the vicinity of schools

Published on 10th June 2019
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Harshbalyam initiative in Kozhikode to tackle substance abuse, trafficking

The project that came into effect in August and is being carried out in 55 schools in Kozhikode city

Published on 1st January 2019
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Kerala government will train street kids, runaways to crack UPSC from June 2019

The Social Justice Department is set to open its first Tejomaya home in Kochi in June 2019. It will be co-managed by its residents

Published on 7th December 2018
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Adios textbooks and slates: Primary schools in Kerala to undergo revamp

As part of its first step, the state government will start 1000 pre-primary schools in the state with adequate facilities and necessary infrastructure by coordinating with the available anganwadis 

Published on 20th October 2018
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Kerala's transgender community welcomes state government's move to allot seats for them in colleges

In a move being praised as a progressive step towards inclusive education, the Kerala state government has decided to allot seats for transgender persons in colleges

Published on 10th July 2018
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Transgender model Laya tells us what was right and wrong about Njan Marykutty

Laya Maria Jaison talks about how Malayalam flick Njan Marykutty portrayed transgenders in the right spirit while pointing out the film's shortcomings at the same time 

Published on 29th June 2018
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'Mittayi' project launched in Kerala to help children with type 1 diabetes

Launching the project, the Minister said, though 908 children have registered with this social security project, only 400 could be included in the first phase

Published on 31st May 2018
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Maharashtra soon to be the first state to set up Transgender Welfare Board

Maharashtra will be the first such state to have such a Board and the policy promises various welfare measures for working women in the State

Published on 4th February 2018

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