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Tent dealers come together to help curb child marriages in Rajasthan

Apr 27, 2016

Tent dealers come together to help curb child marriages in Rajasthan

47000 marriage tent dealers of the Rajasthan Tent Dealers Kiraya Vavshya Samiti have decided not to supply tents and wedding materials for child marriages. #Rajasthan #ChangeAgent #Jaipur #child marriage #Tent Dealers #Akha Teej
Ex-US Air Force officer transforms daughters of Indian sex workers into 'krantikaris'

Apr 25, 2016

Ex-US Air Force officer transforms daughters of Indian sex workers into 'krantikaris'

Former US Air Force officer Robin Chaurasia co-founded the non-profit 'Kranti' in 2011 to empower the marginalised girls to become agents of social change. #ChangeAgent #Kranti #TedX #Robin Chaurasia #Krantikaris
Mexico's vigilante officers use comedy to fight lawlessness; upload videos of civic offenders

Mar 16, 2016

Mexico's vigilante officers use comedy to fight lawlessness; upload videos of civic offenders

Mexicans are taking to social media to post videos of bad behavior, led by two heroes who wield comedy to expose lazy cops, litterers and arrogant drivers #ChangeAgent #YouTube #Mexico #Colombia #Mexico City #periscope #Social media heroes #Super Civicos #Arturo Hernandez
Petite, tall and curvy: Barbie now represents all shapes and sizes

Jan 29, 2016

Petite, tall and curvy: Barbie now represents all shapes and sizes

Barbie, the world's most famous doll, has a new body. In fact, she has three new bodies - petite, tall and curvy. #ChangeAgent #parents #Mattel #Feminists #Body image #petite #tall #curvy #body types
'Husband is not an ATM': Men find novel way to demand their rights

Jan 22, 2016

'Husband is not an ATM': Men find novel way to demand their rights

Around 150 men from the Vaastav Foundation ran the marathon, shouting slogans for men's rights and carried banner saying "Men's rights are human rights" or "Husband is not an ATM." #ChangeAgent #Mumbai Marathon #Patriarchy #mens rights #amit deshpande #Va #Vaastav Foundation
ITBP's first 500-strong 'mahila' squad to be posted to China border in March

Jan 18, 2016

ITBP's first 500-strong 'mahila' squad to be posted to China border in March

A freshly-trained contingent of 500 women personnel — which will be the first 'mahila' squad to be deployed in high-altitude posts along the India-China border — was commissioned into the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) in Panchkula on 15 January. #China #ChangeAgent #Indo-Tibetan Border Police #China border #Shareworthy #Mana pass #Mahila squad
The power of art: How Sreejata Roy's paintings on Delhi's streets is changing public space for women

Jan 16, 2016

The power of art: How Sreejata Roy's paintings on Delhi's streets is changing public space for women

Women socialising in a public sphere, over the simple act of tea drinking, had only just begun to enter his imagination. Other customers asked the tea boy whether they could bring their families along to the tea stall to have them painted onto the wall. And when the painting was done, Roy and Co. found that the tea boy had now assumed the role of both custodian and curator of the painting. #Delhi #ChangeAgent #Somnath Bharti #Hauz Khas #Khirkee #Hauz Rani #Mrityunjay Chatterjee
Meet Ahmad Naser Sarmast: A blast and hearing loss could not stop this Kabul man's music

Jan 16, 2016

Meet Ahmad Naser Sarmast: A blast and hearing loss could not stop this Kabul man's music

With a PhD in music studies from Monash University in Australia, Sarmast says he owed it to his country to return after his studies and "create a centre for culture and for traditional Afghan music that has been moribund for so many years." #Terrorism #Afghanistan #ChangeAgent #Music #Culture #Kabul #Tarannum #FWeekend
Meet Sagar: Engineer-cum-security guard who is working hard towards his goals

Aug 22, 2015

Meet Sagar: Engineer-cum-security guard who is working hard towards his goals

Sagar Ashokrao Bhagat, an engineer by qualification and a security guard by profession, tells on one hand an inspiring story of an individual ready to do anything to achieve his goals and on the other hand a sad tale of shortage of jobs for graduates in India. #facebook #Life #India #ChangeAgent #Engineering #Sagar #Shareworthy