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If there aren't enough jobs, there will soon be bloodshed, warns  R Sarathkumar

AISMK President R Sarathkumar talks about how FDI, a more modern education system and stricter laws are the only way to ensure the youth of today don't end up revolting when the jobs dry up

Published on 16th March 2017
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Telangana teenager creates rape- prevention footwear that electrocutes attacker, sends signal to police, family

Siddharth Mandala, a class twelve student in Telangana state, with the help of a friend develops a rape- prevention device called Electroshoe, after concerted experimentation

Published on 23rd May 2017
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OPINION: The 'like-my-daughter' reasoning is stale. Here's why safety and freedom go hand in hand for women in the BHU campus

AIPWA secretary Kavita Krishnan believes that the BHU example shows, the more protectionist the campus, the more willing it is to protect sexual harassers and silence complainants. Do you agree?

Published on 2nd October 2017
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Thanks to this NGO, women in Kerala unite to say #MeToo

The members of the Raising Our Voices Foundation speak about supporting the MeToo movement and finding a way to spread the movement far and wide

Published on 13th February 2018
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How Rothna Begum is fighting against ISIS and patriarchy while liberating women

A lawyer and human rights activist, Rothna Begum has been working to improve the life of women in the Middle East and North Africa for the past 10 years

Published on 5th March 2018
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Why Ashif Shaikh's Jan Sahas holds the key to ending Dalit discrimination in Central India

From direct rescues and rehabilitations to legal aid and policy discourse, this NGO goes the whole nine yards to help the oppressed across caste and class barriers

Published on 11th September 2018
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Meet the man who has been telling stories with his puppets to empower kids and adults alike

In his four-decade-long career, for Ramlal Bhatt, puppeteering is more than a source of entertainment rather it is a tool for him to spread social awareness and enlightening people around him

Published on 31st October 2018
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Andhra Pradesh State Women Commission member tells girls to keep off FB, WhatsApp and love

Speaking at the same meeting in Srikakulam, District Child Protection Officer K V Ramana said that they have rescued about 800 children in the district since 2014

Published on 1st December 2018
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Why the TN Writers' Association is up in arms against H Raja's tweet about Tiruchy college event

The college was organising an international conference about the gender imbalances as  portrayed in Tamil literature and Raja claimed the event could lead to 'communal tension'

Published on 26th November 2018
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How Gaysi Family changed queer representation in India by creating a safe space for LGBTQIA stories

The founder of the Gaysi Family talks about the importance of queer representation and how it has evolved over the years

Published on 15th December 2018
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Socialist ideas are now considered 'passe': Maitrayee Chaudhuri, author and JNU Sociology professor

Maitrayee Chaudhuri spoke to us about her book, everyday advertisements, everyday details in the English-language print media, the communicative abundance of television

Published on 26th June 2019
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Where's the outrage at Madras HC judge's comments about women misusing sexual harassment laws?  

Now that the Christian rights groups have gotten their way and the judge has retracted his comments, is anyone going to say anything about the other elephant in the room, or In this case, his ruling?

Published on 22nd August 2019
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Chinmayanand case: Will the system be just to the law student rape survivor?

We talk to experts on women and legal issues about why the former minister's arrest needs to be sctutinised in detail

Published on 21st September 2019
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These Kerala students created a platform to talk about violence, sex ed. Check it out!

This group of college students have created a space where students can speak out about sex and gender crimes that they have dealt with - and are now imparting sex education and self-defence lessons

Published on 31st January 2020
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Union Budget 2020: More girls enrolled in school than boys, Beti Bachao massive success, FM says to furore in Parliament

In reaction to the booing, Sitharaman announced that issues related to women and children 'cannot be politicised'  

Published on 1st February 2020

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