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Dec 08, 2016
How Kerala's Kodinhi village was saved from communal riots after the killing of a Muslim convertBut when the situation threatened to get out of hand, Kodinhi found its saviours in the mosque committee and the Imam
Apr 27, 2016
Tent dealers come together to help curb child marriages in Rajasthan47000 marriage tent dealers of the Rajasthan Tent Dealers Kiraya Vavshya Samiti have decided not to supply tents and wedding materials for child marriages.
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.
Mar 16, 2016
Mexico's vigilante officers use comedy to fight lawlessness; upload videos of civic offendersMexicans 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
Jan 29, 2016
Petite, tall and curvy: Barbie now represents all shapes and sizesBarbie, the world's most famous doll, has a new body. In fact, she has three new bodies - petite, tall and curvy.
Jan 28, 2016
Watch: Sonu Nigam's single with India's first transgender band is powerfulSonu Nigam's single Sab Rab De Bande is with India's first transgender band.
Jan 22, 2016
'Husband is not an ATM': Men find novel way to demand their rightsAround 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."
Jan 21, 2016
Wings Rainbow, a radio taxi service by the Mumbai LGBT community tries to bring them to mainstreamWings Rainbow, an initiative by Wings Travels and Humsafar Trust, will begin functioning in 2017, and five volunteers from the LGBT community have already signed up for it.
Jan 18, 2016
ITBP's first 500-strong 'mahila' squad to be posted to China border in MarchA 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.
Jan 16, 2016
The power of art: How Sreejata Roy's paintings on Delhi's streets is changing public space for womenWomen 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.