Society

Nitasha Biswas: More than that meets the eye

Nitasha Biswas: More than that meets the eye

February 2, 2018

As the queer movement started gaining momentum in India amidst the legal recognition of the Third Gender, Right to Privacy and decision of the Supreme Court to review Article 377, here is how Nitasha Biswas, the first Miss Transqueen India celebrated her triumphant moment.

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Fighting scavenger deaths, infant mortality and more

Fighting scavenger deaths, infant mortality and mo...

January 6, 2018

Even though the government and private organisations are aiming to improve the health infrastructure in India, with the increasing cases of scavenger deaths and infant mortalities, the country is still toiling to eliminate its health concerns and social taboos.

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The story of uncontrolled greed over life and death

The story of uncontrolled greed over life and deat...

January 3, 2018

As the government spending on health-care remains at a bare minimum till date, we the citizens, avoid the public talk for a more private space.

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Talking about mental health

Talking about mental health

December 14, 2017

The creative outlet for expression is now turning into a platform for many in India to spread awareness about the less talked about mental health.

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A dialogue on gender equality

A dialogue on gender equality

December 13, 2017

Following the launch of Bonjour India, a one-day intense platform for exchanges on gender equality- ‘Equal World Equal Spaces’, organised by French Institute in India in association with Women Work & Health Initiative (WWHI), a non-profit organisation.

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Alternative forms of learning in India

Alternative forms of learning in India

December 2, 2017

Alternative education schools are emerging as a replacement for mainstream schools in India

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Does Hadiya’s fate reflect reality of women in India?

Does Hadiya’s fate reflect reality of women in I...

December 2, 2017

Hadiya Shafin’s case, in addition to several ongoing issues in India, paint a bleak picture for women’s rights in the country.

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Observing World Aids Day

Observing World Aids Day

December 1, 2017

On World Aid’s Day, we introspect into India’s ailing reality while looking at numbers and taboos related to the immunodeficiency disease.

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Saying it through art

Saying it through art

November 11, 2017

As India faces the challenge to educate its masses about the prevailing social and environmental issues along with the many taboos and social codes; activists, individuals, and non-governmental organisations are increasingly trying to sensitise people through different art expres...

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Substance abuse among street children in India

Substance abuse among street children in India

November 10, 2017

As the nation finds yet another fodder for dank memes, drug abuse continues to claim lives in the street.

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