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Article 14 of the Indian Constitution discusses the fundamental right to equality. It states the right to equality of status and opportunity irrespective of religion, caste, race, gender, socio-economic status, sexual identity and sexual orientation. With the wave of the … Continue reading

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Don’t just raise your voice, take an action against sexual harassment!

Life is hard for everyone. However, being a woman has its limitations. One day she is treated like a goddess and next beaten to the ground. She is a beauty with scars and bruises, born out of countless abuses. Since … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Sexuality and Sexual Health in Deoghar, Jharkhand

Gana! Gana! The youth at one of the local schools in Deoghar, Jharkhand, chanted after I showed them a photo of the Canadian flag. Although I am not a very patriotic citizen towards my country (in light of the colonial … Continue reading

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Count your Futures: Why Girls in India Should Study Maths

Basant Panchami, the arrival of spring, is also marked by Saraswati Puja. Many communities venerate the Goddess of Knowledge, Saraswati, on this day. She is the Goddess all students turn to for blessings. Are many young girls, who aspire to … Continue reading

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Freedom to be Me! मैं बनने की स्वछंदता!

70 years ago, on December 10, 1948, United Nations Declaration of Universal Human Rights was adopted as a commitment to humanity. कल अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मानवधिकार दिवस गुजर गया. त्यौहार की तरह मनाया गया, फोटो खिंची और फेसबुक पर चिपका दी| Over … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Martha

Martha was a friend’s friend. The life of every party and the happiest person I knew.  There was never a dull moment when working with Martha, she kept us motivated with her tireless energy and energised with the impromptu parties … Continue reading

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हम सगी नहीं, पर पक्की बहनें हैं|

(The title of the blog is a slogan often used by the women of Maharashtra-based Mahilla Rajsatta Andolan, which means that these women are not biological sisters, but have embraced a sisterhood of solidarity, mutual self-esteem, love and care. The … Continue reading

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Wings of Freedom

On this Women’s Day, Jyoti Nagpal, mother to a young daughter, wishes to see her child grow up in a world where girls have the right to dream, to grow, and be treated with respect. Mothers and daughters are driving … Continue reading

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कदम बढ़ाते चलो का सफ़र

(कदम बढ़ाते चलो के स्पोर्ट्स ट्रेनर, आकाश थापा, अपने अनुभव के बारे में लिखते हुए बताते है की कैसे यह कार्यक्रम युवाओं को अपनी क्षमताओं का एहसास दिलाता है |) मार्था फार्रेल फाउंडेशन के द्वारा आयोजित किया गया कदम बढ़ाते … Continue reading

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Love Everyday

February 14—now known as Valentine’s Day—is associated with expressions of love and affection. Why should expression of love and affection be fixed for just one day in the year? In today’s world, daily expression of affection and love is even … Continue reading

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