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This London designer's Vitiligo masks aim to fight stigma around skin conditions during the COVID pandemic

Saran Kohli's label has created masks representing the skin pigmentation condition to serve as an ice-breaker in conversations about it

Published on 6th August 2020
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This youth group is demanding a renewed menstrual education policy in Kerala. Here's how

Uteri of Kerala Unite was set up by the student group called The Red Cycle to demand a change of policy in government-aided and unaided schools in the state

Published on 22nd July 2020
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Education is storytelling: Ronnie Screwvala on India's digital learning revolution 

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Ronnie Screwvala spoke about why upGrad clicks, the future of digital learning and how he is helping the migrants who have gone back home restart their lives

Published on 24th July 2020
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If alive, Siras would have laughed when SC decriminalised Section 377: Anish Gawande on translating the gay AMU professor's poems

Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras, a Marathi professor at the Aligarh Muslim University was humiliated and suspended for being gay. He died by suicide 10 years ago
 

Published on 22nd July 2020
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How this 28-year-old Mumbai artist is dealing with her own anxiety, helping others through her quirky, relatable illustrations on Instagram

Pranita's series Surviving Anxiety is one of the most interesting ones you would come across and it is purely based on her real-life experiences. She tells us more

Published on 21st July 2020
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The Sports School gives us an insight into how campus sports will change in a post-COVID world. Take a look

The Sports School is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that their students get back on the ground and start playing at the earliest

Published on 1st July 2020
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How 26-year-old Deane is raising funds to provide sanitary napkins to the underprivileged during the pandemic

Deane De Menezes is aiming to reduce period poverty during the pandemic through her action group Red Is the New Green. This is why they're making a huge difference

Published on 29th June 2020
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Our researchers need to innovate and lead, not finds gaps in others' theories and follow: Dr Uday B Desai

The former Director of IIT Hyderabad also added that there will always be people misusing it but that should not deter the granting of academic freedom to India's researchers

Published on 29th June 2020
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How Kalki Subramaniam is building a wall of stories to bring to light the horrors transgenders live through

The Red Wall Project brings real experiences of transgender individuals through an art project — displayed in schools and colleges — that brings together stories of sexual harassment and bullying 

Published on 27th June 2020
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This Chennai NGO is offering free counselling to people all over Tamil Nadu to beat post-COVID depression

Mastermind Foundation has also collaborated with Punjab and Puducherry Police to counsel the personnel who are working on the frontlines 

Published on 26th June 2020
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How Gourab Ghosh, the first-ever homosexual candidate to contest JNU elections, made the varsity more inclusive

Gourab Ghosh, the first homosexual candidate to contest the JNUSU elections tells us why it is important to recognise queer politics on India's campuses

Published on 25th June 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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This Indian-origin US medical student's site tells stories of frontline workers who are battling COVID every single day

US-based Vibhu Krishna's work really took off on Instagram and has managed to get support from artists, other medicos and people who love reading these stories of pith, struggle and great moments

Published on 24th June 2020
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How this Dalit transwoman pharmacist and Karagattam dancer has risen above stigma and slurs to live her life positively

Swetha is also HIV positive but is fighting the big fight with all her heart and soul and there's nothing that can stop her from achieving her dreams

Published on 17th June 2020
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More than 70 per cent LGBTQ youth face bullying for reasons beyond sexual identity

About 91 per cent of LGBTQ adolescents in the survey said they faced at least one experience of bias-based bullying

Published on 15th June 2020

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