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World Suicide Prevention Day 2020: India making a parody of suicide prevention

World Suicide Prevention Day 2020: India making a parody of suicide prevention

September 10, 2020

On World Suicide Prevention Day, observed annually on September 10, India holds an unprecedented record of suicide attempts and suicide deaths owing to the pandemic, economic crisis, lockdown stress and lack of suicide preventive measures. The insensitivity of media and unperturb...

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The Blue Whale Challenge

The Blue Whale Challenge

August 13, 2017

An online game that transpired into a social media challenge, finally taking the shape of memes has made news worldwide, not only with its viral content but with the lives it claimed.

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India passes revolutionary Mental Healthcare Bill

India passes revolutionary Mental Healthcare Bill

March 30, 2017

Only one out of 10 people in India with mental health disorder receive evidence-based treatment - the Lancet Psychiatry report revealed, last year. The issue of mental illness has grown rapidly in India and China over the last decade and will increase faster in the coming days.

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NGO series: Aasra – Suicide prevention

NGO series: Aasra – Suicide prevention

February 7, 2017

As close to 800,000 people in the world resort to suicide every year, there is an apparent need for psychological and social support. And, at the time when people want to stay at a safe distance from suicidal people, Aasra is just a phone call away!

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« L’impôt sur la poitrine» de Travancore

« L’impôt sur la poitrine» de Travancore

March 14, 2016

La Journée internationale des femmes est célébrée chaque année le 8 mars. Mais il n’y a pas de jour particulier pour rappeler leur lutte pour l’égalité et la dignité, à travers les siècles. Il y a plus de 200 ans, Nangeli, une pauvre femme de caste inférieu...

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The “breast tax” of Travancore Kingdom

The “breast tax” of Travancore Kingdom

March 9, 2016

International Women’s Day is celebrated each year on March 8. But there is no specific day to remember women’s fight for equality and dignity, through centuries and all over the world. Over 200 years ago, Nangeli, a poor lower caste woman from Cherthala (Kerala, South) gained...

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The “breast tax” of Travancore Kingdom

The “breast tax” of Travancore Kingdom

March 9, 2016

International Women’s Day is celebrated each year on March 8. But there is no specific day to remember women’s fight for equality and dignity, through centuries and all over the world. Over 200 years ago, Nangeli, a poor lower caste woman from Cherthala (Kerala, South) gained...

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