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#21DaysAllyChallenge: Initiative to Support Inclusion of LGBT+ Community in all Spheres

In a recent drive, corporates, academia and individuals from across the world have signed up to extend support for inclusion of the LGBT+ community...

Know About some Significant Protests Around the World in 2019

By Jamie Dettmer It has been a year of protest — from Hong Kong to Bolivia, and from France to Lebanon. Few parts of the world...

Mission of Female Empowerment, Ivanka Trump Aims at Increasing Economic Opportunities For Women

U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter and White House advisor, Ivanka, is heading to the Ivory Coast to continue her four-day trip aimed at increasing...

“Violence Against Women And Girls Is The Most Widespread Human Rights Violation on Earth” Activists Campaign to End Violence Against Women

Women's rights activists from 128 nations are launching a public campaign Tuesday for an international treaty to end violence against women and girls, a...

What Are The Rights Of Children? Explains, Divya Dutta

Actress Divya Dutta believes children should be given their childhood away from the stress and pressures of daily life. The actress, along with filmmaker Amole...

Goa State Human Rights Commission terms Disrobing of Deceased Women as Human Rights Violation

Panaji, August 14, 2017: Terming the disrobing of deceased women a human rights violation, the Goa State Human Rights Commission on Monday said that...

India protects the Rights of vulnerable groups and is strengthening Laws for their Welfare

Geneva/New Delhi, May 4, 2017: India on Thursday said that it protects the rights of vulnerable groups and is strengthening laws for their protection...

Supreme Court says no to Culling of Stray Dogs across India

New Delhi, Jan 19, 2017:  Inequality is an issue that has grappled India, be it human beings or animals the unequal treatment is highly...

Human Rights Watch appeals Egypt to enact new and harsher legal penalties to curb female genital mutilation (FGM) practices

"Broader law reform is needed to adequately combat this horrific practice" says Rothna Begum from HRW An estimated 90 percent of Egyptian women have...

Sectarian Abuses in Iraq help ensure Islamic State (IS) Survival

August 26, 2016: In its frenzy to clear Iraq of Islamic State and erase any trace of the extremists' self-declared caliphate, Baghdad is running...

For India’s Third Gender, getting a shelter Home is an Uphill Battle

Kinnar Maa Samajik Sanstha Trust had requested for a separate ashram for the transgenders in Mumbai The Delhi High Court had struck down...

#TryBeatingMeLightly: Pakistani women backlash against CII bill proposal

Fahhad Rajper, a Pakistani photographer launched an empowering photo series named #TryBeatingMeLightly In a recent bill proposal, Pakistan’s Council of Islamic Ideology advised...

India accuses Hardeep Nijjar, a Canadian Sikh of running a terrorist camp in British Columbia

Indian government has accused a Canadian Sikh for being a pro-Khalistan extremist Hardeep Nijjar writes a letter to Canadian president saying all...

‘Invisible’ Women Brick-kiln Workers in Punjab Demand Their Rights

Mumbai — Hundreds of women brick-kiln workers from India's Punjab state have come together in a rare gathering to demand equal pay and better accommodation,...

Why duty-based rights narrative is essential

It is high time that India decolonizes itself and discards ‘rights’ narrative, or at least redefines it in the larger context of Dharma.

Indian MPs urged to back transgender rights

New York: India’s parliament should enact a bill to ensure better legal protection for the rights of the transgender population, Human Rights Watch said...

No Swacch Bharat without children’s rights: Kailash Satyarthi

New Delhi: Nobel laureate and child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi on Monday said the Indian laws still do not define child labour in a...

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Maintaining Social Etiquettes During the Festive Season

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Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that anxiety and stress directly linked to COVID-19 could be causing a number of body image issues...

Ashtottaram 21: OṀ GOPŪJĀBHŨMYAI NAMAH

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