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Why this quiz game, developed with art from kids in Chennai's Kannagi Nagar, can help children beat COVID stigma

InkLink Charitable Trust worked with children of Kannagi Nagar to develop Go Stigma Go, a quiz game to allay fear, anxiety amid COVID. We find out more

Published on 7th July 2021
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Shun the stigma: Ensuring social distancing doesn't literally distance the youth

An unwanted outcome of the raging pandemic are the social taboos tagging along with it. This sense of fear has stretched to such an extent that victims of COVID are experiencing boycotts

Published on 30th June 2021
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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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Mental health matters: Why Young India is depressed and anxious about life in a post-COVID world

While mental health is still stigmatised in a society like ours, it is important that we address the elephant in the room —anxiety, stress, depression, paranoia that has been on a significant rise

Published on 25th June 2020
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Chilla has created a safe haven for the children of sex workers and helps them fight social stigma. Here's how

The founder of Chilla talks about creating a safe space for the children of sex workers and protecting them from societal stigma

Published on 29th January 2019
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This mother of a differently-abled kid started a pre-school where inclusivity is the norm

Farida Rizwan has been fighting against the social stigma of differentiating between regular and special kids through her preschool and daycare centre. Now, she is raising funds through Milaap

Published on 18th September 2019
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#HikeResearchFellowship: Why it doesn't pay to be a research scholar in India

India's much-touted youth are great when it comes to IT, engineering and so much more. But our researchers are still under-funded and face a societal stigma that runs deep. This is why

Published on 7th November 2018
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Besides transgenders, India does not recognise other queers as they don't have a 'physical condition'

Transgenders are the only members of the community that are recognised and given special benefits by the country — because they have a biological condition exacerbated by societal stigma

Published on 1st July 2018
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#HBDDeepika: Four reasons why Deepika Padukone is an idol for Indian millennials

It's been quite an evolution for Deepika Padukone, who went from a young debutante to one of Bollywood's finest actor's working tirelessly to eradicate stigma attached to mental health

Published on 5th January 2018
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Did that creep just photograph you on the bus? Here is how you can deal with him

50 per cent of women often prefer slithering back into the shadows than confronting the medium fearing stigma and judgement

Published on 30th December 2017
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India's first female psychiatrist Dr Sarada Menon still giving her all to the mentally ill at 94

Dr Sarada Menon, a Padma Bhushan awardee, has worked tirelessly to end the stigma that still looms strong on the topic of mental illness'

Published on 14th December 2017
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Transgenders, underprivileged students could soon get free correspondence courses at BU

While there are reservations for transgenders in Bangalore university's UG courses, stigma and fear prevent many such students from accepting the course

Published on 3rd December 2017
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Lend him your ears: The latest from composer Sanket Sane is a triple treat to which singer Sona Mohapatra has lent her voice

The Ankahee Project, the brainchild of composer Sanket Sane, aims to speak up, loud and clear, about the stigma around love

Published on 26th October 2017
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Prerana Special School fights for mentally challenged kids in rural Maharashtra by battling stigma and teaching them the art of living

The school has not received a single grant from the government in years but has changed lives after Father Bijesh and Seenu Philip decided to fight an ugly battle in Kalmeshwar, with kindness 

Published on 19th October 2017
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Period-Shaming ain't cool: Here are 4 things to keep in mind when you have the 'period talk' with your teen daughter

After a 12-year old girl in TN committed suicide because her teacher scolded her for letting her skirt get stained with blood, the focus is back on eliminating the stigma related to menstruation

Published on 31st August 2017

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