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Apr 22, 2017
Assam takes to text messages to save lives even as state records highest maternal deathsOn a sunny, winter afternoon here on India’s eastern edge, in a land where mothers die in the highest proportion nationwide, a few men, children, and about 40 women–either pregnant or cradling infants–listened to a robust, articulate woman talk in the local Sadri dialect about a text message that could save their lives.
Apr 16, 2017
Dangal, Pink, Piku to Queen: How does Hindi cinema fare on the Bechdel Test?Perhaps it’s a good time to refine the metrics we use to classify “good” cinema, and how they represent people.
Mar 30, 2017
Africans attacked in India: This photographer trained his lens on racism against communityMahesh Shantaram has trained his lens on African students living in India. His objective: to highlight the racism that the community faces.
Mar 18, 2017
Anti-Discrimination Bill: India needs comprehensive law to punish prejudice, uplift diversityIn India, the lack of a comprehensive anti-discrimination law has for long stymied efforts at providing effective and adequate redress to the oppressed.
Mar 16, 2017
JNU student suicide: Subtle and overt discrimination haunting young Dalits in Indian collegesOn 12 March, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was jolted by the alleged suicide of 27-year-old Muthukrishnan Jeevanandham — a PhD student and a Dalit from Salem in Tamil Nadu
Mar 08, 2017
International Women's Day 2017: Meet Kalavathy Sridharan, a successful Dalit entrepreneur in Tamil NaduIn the run up to International Women’s Day on 8 March, read about Kalavathy Sridharan, a young dalit entrepreneur from Chennai
Mar 06, 2017
Modi govt's Smart City scheme may make housing unaffordable for poor, says UN reportThe Smart City scheme of Government of India might broaden the gap between the rich and poorer cities with an overreliance on technology possibly resulting in an unaffordable housing for the poor, a United Nations expert says in a report to the current UN Human Rights Council (HRC) session
Feb 23, 2017
Donald Trump's administration withdraws Obama's federal protections for transgender studentsThe Trump administration has revoked the Obama-era regulations on transgender students that allowed them to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities.
Feb 10, 2017
Dalits barred from temple fest in Kannur; activist accuses Kerala's CPM of discriminationThe Communist Party of India (Marxist) has is believed to be promoting caste-based discrimination against Dalits during annual procession of a temple in Azhikkal village of Kerala's Payannur district
Feb 07, 2017
BHU tops list of caste based bias; parliamentarians concerned over uni imposing restrictions on studentsAs many as 102 complaints had been received related to discrimination against Scheduled Castes (SCs) while 40 such complaints had been received related to Scheduled Tribes (STs) by the UGC from various universities for the year 2015-16, the government said on Tuesday.