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How St Francis College's street play group Bedaari is talking about sexism, body shaming

Every actor on the team knows every dialogue and not just their own, so that anyone can step in for another in case someone forgets the dialogue. Bedaari is an Urdu word which means 'act of awareness'

Published on 20th January 2020
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Dyslexia is not simply a mental health problem, it is a social problem: Madras Dyslexia Association Founder, D Chandrasekhar

D Chandrasekhar of the Madras Dyslexia Association, speaks about the need to understand dyslexia in the Indian context and support students in coping with it

Published on 8th January 2020
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Waste to Wow: This start-up employs jail inmates to make handicraft products from temple waste

It was Akash's dream to work with like-minded youngsters and today, he is living it up and is also making an impact through his start-up, Energinee Innovations

Published on 30th December 2019
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Yes, they HempCann: How this start-up that works with cannabis is beyond awesome

"We are constantly working to reinstate the lost glory of this healing herb that was once hailed as the ‘conqueror’ and designated as one of five sacred plants in Ayurveda," says the founder

Published on 23rd 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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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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Srikanth Bolla's aim is to empower the disabled and do good for the environment while he's at it

Recently, Hyderabad-based Srikanth Bolla was awarded the prestigious National Entrepreneurship Award 2019 under the renewables category

Published on 7th December 2019
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This Bengaluru start-up will give you ₹1 lakh if you sleep through their internship

Over 1 lakh people have applied for the sleep internship and they will be shortlisted by the start-up very soon

Published on 5th December 2019
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Why you'll totally relate to this Instagram page started by two girls with PCOS

The minds behind Two Broke Girls with PCOS, the Instagram page talk about this important condition — and how they're dealing with it and what's working and what's not

Published on 7th November 2019
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This unique programme at Heritage Xperiential Learning School in Haryana helps students become emotionally stable individuals

Ariana Abadian Heifetz tells us about her innovative programme that helps children understand, express their emotions and resolve conflicts better

 

Published on 30th October 2019
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At 68, HIV+ transgender activist Noori Saleem is 'amma' to 45 children with HIV. This is her inspiring story

Noori has fought two of society’s biggest taboos – being a transgender person and HIV/AIDS – to spread awareness and become a mother to 45 HIV positive children

Published on 30th October 2019
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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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When Gandhi was denied entry into temple over his England visit

The year was 1925, the place, the Bhagavathy Amman temple in Kanyakumari. Refused permission to enter the inner shrine by temple authorities

Published on 30th September 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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This Kerala social enterprise is all about integrating special needs students into the mainstream

We speak to the founder of Oorjja about integrating special needs students into the mainstream

Published on 11th September 2019

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