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#StandWithPaRanjith trends, Ambedkarite student group shows support

BAPSA has issued a statement in solidarity with the Tamil director and condemned the intimidation and harassment he has been facing on social media  

Published on 13th June 2019
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#YouGoGirl: This girl-powered club in Hyderabad is starting conversations on Islamophobia, Discrimination and more

Ayesha Syeda feels that, "We just want to share information and experiences. It doesn't have to amount to anything, but it surely might lead to something."

 

Published on 1st May 2019
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'It's perfectly natural': College students across Chennai feel Section 377 should be reformed

When the hearing in the case of Section 377 at Supreme Court concluded, college students across the city felt that its high time that the archaic law criminalising homosexuality is reformed

Published on 20th July 2018
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'Report says 36% of Indian companies and 25% among MNCs are not compliant with the Sexual Harassment Act, 2013'

Kirthi Jayakumar, founder of The Red Elephant Foundation talks about the laws in India for sexual harassment and her upcoming workshop on preventing it at the workplace

Published on 24th March 2017
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"We're standing up for some important values," says Newcastle University's Professor Richard Davies

The Pro Vice-Chancellor of Newcastle University speaks about their commitment to education, skill development and social justice

Published on 24th April 2019
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9 in 10 Chennai principals feel their high school boys have no clue about gender sensitisation: Study

The study titled, 'Gender Sensitisation of Adolescent boys and its linkage to the creation of positive male role models', involved principals from 20 prominent schools in Chennai as respondents

Published on 23rd January 2019
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Activist and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai honoured by Harvard University

In 2014, Yousafzai became the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of her efforts for children's rights

Published on 7th December 2018
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Aditi Anand established why it is ‘cool to care’ and how youngsters across India are taking up the cause of conservation very seriously 

Her recent achievements include representing India at the International Art Festival “Planet of Art” conducted by UNESCO clubs association in Kazakhstan

Published on 17th August 2019
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After UN drops event on Ambedkar's b'day at Indian Govt's behest, Dalit groups turn to US, Canada for support 

Deelip Mhaske was set to organise a conference on how AI could reduce the impact of caste discrimination at the UN's General Assembly, until they pulled the plug. Now what will happen?

Published on 26th March 2018
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Air hostess or flight attendant? Why it’s important to use Gender-Neutral Language

In an increasingly diverse world, it is essential to not use gender specific terms to describe people and professions because it can be considered extremely sexist

Published on 7th September 2018
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All for gender equality: In a first, Kerala women to now drive government vehicles alongside men

Women would be appointed as drivers as part of the government's decision to ensure gender equality in all walks of society

Published on 22nd August 2019
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Ambedkar Jayanthi: The story of Babasaheb and the colour "blue"

The colour continues to be an important symbol of the Ambedkarite movement and is also the colour of the part flag floated by the  Ambedkar Scheduled Castes Federation of India

Published on 15th April 2018
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Animal Farm comes alive on stage

These kids from Bengaluru are creating an environment of inclusivity through their plays

Published on 27th February 2017
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Better health, education for women led to rapid fall in population growth in India, says First Secy in India's Mission to UN

The availability of health services in India took a giant step towards universal health coverage last September when the National Health Protection Scheme was launched 

Published on 18th July 2019
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BHU students assaulted by ABVP for organising events to celebrate gender equality

When the students were not perturbed by their chants, the ABVP members allegedly pushed a cow, which was passing by, towards them

Published on 24th September 2018

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