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Everything you need to know about the Indian Documentary Film Festival of Bhubaneswar

There will be as many as 31 movies which will be screened at the Indian Documentary Film Festival of Bhubaneswar which is right around the corner 

Published on 23rd September 2019
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The Jananeethi story: How this former priest has been offering free legal help to Kerala's oppressed since 1991

George Pulikuthiyil about starting his battle for human rights and how standing up to big establishments and religious bodies in the church has set serious #lifegoals for Kerala's youth

Published on 28th August 2019
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Christian coed institutions 'highly unsafe' for future of girl children, says Madras HC, refuses to quash show-cause against MCC prof

Assistant Professor Samuel Tennyson of the Tambaram-based MCC moved the court to quash the findings of a Committee of Enquiry which probed the sexual harassment complaints against him

Published on 17th August 2019
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The King of Indian Queens: How Vikram Sridhar is retelling the stories of India's Ranis

Intrigued to learn more about the untold tales of women in Indian history? Then, you should attend Vikram Sridhar's Ranis of India

Published on 26th June 2019
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Hyderabad woman abused by husband, twin daughters sexually harassed by brother-in-law finally seek help

On one of the nights, the man, identified as the husband's brother, walked in and removed his lungi and sexually assaulted the girls

Published on 9th May 2019
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Why we need to rethink the law that's 'aiding' child marriage   

Social activists say that one of the main reasons children are married off is because mandatory education is only upto 14 making it easier for students to drop out

 

Published on 8th March 2019
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Meet the man who opposed the dowry system and planted 1001 saplings instead

Saroj Kanta Biswal, is a school teacher in Odisha who asked for 1001 saplings for his wedding, instead of dowry for his wedding

Published on 25th June 2018
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Here's how Rukmini Rao has been redefining the lives of women in rural Telangana 

Dr Rukmini Rao has worked extensively with the rural folk of Nalgonda and Khammam, and plans to do a lot more through her Gramya Resource Center

Published on 5th March 2018
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Young girls in Bihar are using this app to fight child marriage and dowry abuse

Bandhan Tod is India's first ever app to successfully prevent child marriage. This UN-backed mobile-app has rescued many young girls minutes before they are married off at an early age

Published on 24th January 2018
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Daughter of a Med College Professor calls off wedding to another prof over 1 Cr dowry demand

After calling off the wedding, the bride's family played the gracious host and broke the news to the guests only after the wedding feast was served

Published on 5th December 2017
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Teachers or defecation inspectors? How Kalam's dream for teachers may be hitting the dirt

A lot of us might have seen government school teachers taking voters census in houses, and there are a lot more they have been made to do, but is that even a teacher's duty? John B Monteiro talks

Published on 4th December 2017
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According to a Rajasthan Edu Magazine, girls should sweep floor, fetch water and grind 'çhakki' to stay fit. If that's not sexist, what is? 

This health advice comes from a magazine that is brought out the Rajasthan Education Department

Published on 11th November 2017
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Unfair and Lovely: How Kavitha Emmanuel has been on a crusade to prove that Dark is beautiful for ten years and counting

Ten years down, the Dark is Beautiful campaign went viral in 2014 and received positive responses from both men and women from 18 different countries 

Published on 7th November 2017
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I didn't have money to buy books, says Jabna Chauhan who became the youngest sarpanch of the country at 22

No political background. No financial support. No alliances. Yet today, this former news anchor from Himachal Pradesh is India's youngest sarpanch and gets to boss around colleagues twice her age

Published on 3rd October 2017
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Neeya Naana fall out: 'Helicopter' women are 0.1% of us, they are an embarrassment to women everywhere: Signed, Modern Indian Woman

Here's what a Chennai-based working woman has to say after watching the recent Neeya Naana episode that's gone viral

Published on 22nd March 2017

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