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This IPS officer is training students, woman constables in Bengaluru in self-defense. And it's awesome

DCP Isha Pant's mission is to implement programmes that are pro-people and one such programme is the self-defense classes for girls studying in schools and colleges. We speak to her to find out more 

Published on 13th February 2020
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Union Budget 2020: More girls enrolled in school than boys, Beti Bachao massive success, FM says to furore in Parliament

In reaction to the booing, Sitharaman announced that issues related to women and children 'cannot be politicised'  

Published on 1st February 2020
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These Kerala students created a platform to talk about violence, sex ed. Check it out!

This group of college students have created a space where students can speak out about sex and gender crimes that they have dealt with - and are now imparting sex education and self-defence lessons

Published on 31st January 2020
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#SOSJNU: Masked intruders enter JNU hostels, thrash agitating students, professors with rods, lathis

Students and eyewitnesses present at JNU said that at least 50 people with their faces covered entered the campus with lathis and rods and went on a rampage

Published on 5th January 2020
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How #DareToCare is teaching Bengaluru to take a stand against harassment

A team of 80 volunteers has created around  25 'dares' in South Bengaluru. They want to create 50 such 'dares' so that there are enough people around the city to protect women and children

Published on 25th December 2019
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Should juvenile sins have adult consequences? The debate is still on

The Supreme Court on November 28, 2019, emphasised that crimes committed when one is a juvenile must not be held against a person into adulthood, particularly when it comes to future job prospects

Published on 21st December 2019
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Our doors are open: How Delhiites are offering refuge to Jamia students after brutal police attack

Activists, students and even common people are offering help to the students of Jamia Millia Islamia, after the police violence on Sunday

Published on 16th December 2019
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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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No custodial murder in our name: Women's groups slam encounter, call it ploy to shut down accountability

The AIPWA also raised another question several others are also asking, if the four men were even guilty, they were after all only suspects.  

Published on 6th December 2019
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India needs trained cyber security professions: Harikrishnan Nair, Co-founder, Great Learning

Great Learning is offering a cybersecurity course in coordination with Stanford University. We find out about the six-month online course especially for working professionals to enhance their skills

Published on 4th December 2019
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Govt must protect our rights: Why the Namma Pride March will oppose the new Transgender Person’s Bill 

The new bill states that the penalty for rape of people from LGBTQIA+ community will be only six months to two years

Published on 23rd November 2019
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Is whisteblower IIT Guwahati professor who filed 300 RTIs to expose corruption going to be sacked?

Rai claims that the admini has charged him with misconduct for sending an email to ISRO alleging corruption in the recruitment process but also because he has been a thorn in their flesh for a while

Published on 19th November 2019
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The Reshma Qureshi story: How this acid attack survivor went on to become an influencer

Reshma Qureshi recently presented a book written about her Being Reshma at the Bangalore Literature Festival 2019 and the challenging journey of her life moved the audience 

Published on 15th November 2019
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With decorated walls, books and toys, Telangana gets its first 'child-friendly' police station 

The initiative aims to facilitate a friendly environment and encourage higher reporting of crimes relating to children

Published on 14th November 2019
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JNU always anti-establishment, but you'll see many changes: Higher Education Secretary R Subrahmanyam

With anti-establishment in its blood, many remember that Sitaram Yechury was at the vanguard as JNU Students' Union (JNUSU) President who forced Indira Gandhi to step down as JNU Chancellor

Published on 14th November 2019

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