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Why Muskaan Karanwal can help you 'TlkOut' on Instagram when your mental health is on the line 

Muskaan Karanwal’s Instagram and Facebook page TlkOut Initiative aims to shatter the mental health stigma and creates a safe space for you to express yourself

Published on 23rd September 2020
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Trafficking Jam: Why India's human trafficking problem has skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic

Every time there has been a crisis, the number of trafficked children have erupted and this pandemic might not paint a different picture but are we equipped enough to handle it?

Published on 7th September 2020
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Nearly 20,000 students benefited under child protection counseling in Jammu

These online counselling sessions and communications on child protection issues were conducted by faculty counsellors in schools of Jammu Division benefitting approximately 20,000 students, said Gupta

Published on 7th September 2020
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Study finds that gamified intervention app may help improve the mental health of users

Published in the journal PLOS ONE, the study conducted shows that gamifying the content of mobile interventions improved resilience and reduced depression, stress and anxiety

Published on 3rd September 2020
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This London designer's Vitiligo masks aim to fight stigma around skin conditions during the COVID pandemic

Saran Kohli's label has created masks representing the skin pigmentation condition to serve as an ice-breaker in conversations about it

Published on 6th August 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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Education is storytelling: Ronnie Screwvala on India's digital learning revolution 

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Ronnie Screwvala spoke about why upGrad clicks, the future of digital learning and how he is helping the migrants who have gone back home restart their lives

Published on 24th July 2020
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If alive, Siras would have laughed when SC decriminalised Section 377: Anish Gawande on translating the gay AMU professor's poems

Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras, a Marathi professor at the Aligarh Muslim University was humiliated and suspended for being gay. He died by suicide 10 years ago
 

Published on 22nd July 2020
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How this 28-year-old Mumbai artist is dealing with her own anxiety, helping others through her quirky, relatable illustrations on Instagram

Pranita's series Surviving Anxiety is one of the most interesting ones you would come across and it is purely based on her real-life experiences. She tells us more

Published on 21st July 2020
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The Sports School gives us an insight into how campus sports will change in a post-COVID world. Take a look

The Sports School is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that their students get back on the ground and start playing at the earliest

Published on 1st July 2020
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How 26-year-old Deane is raising funds to provide sanitary napkins to the underprivileged during the pandemic

Deane De Menezes is aiming to reduce period poverty during the pandemic through her action group Red Is the New Green. This is why they're making a huge difference

Published on 29th June 2020
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Our researchers need to innovate and lead, not finds gaps in others' theories and follow: Dr Uday B Desai

The former Director of IIT Hyderabad also added that there will always be people misusing it but that should not deter the granting of academic freedom to India's researchers

Published on 29th June 2020
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How Kalki Subramaniam is building a wall of stories to bring to light the horrors transgenders live through

The Red Wall Project brings real experiences of transgender individuals through an art project — displayed in schools and colleges — that brings together stories of sexual harassment and bullying 

Published on 27th June 2020
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This Chennai NGO is offering free counselling to people all over Tamil Nadu to beat post-COVID depression

Mastermind Foundation has also collaborated with Punjab and Puducherry Police to counsel the personnel who are working on the frontlines 

Published on 26th June 2020
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How Gourab Ghosh, the first-ever homosexual candidate to contest JNU elections, made the varsity more inclusive

Gourab Ghosh, the first homosexual candidate to contest the JNUSU elections tells us why it is important to recognise queer politics on India's campuses

Published on 25th June 2020

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