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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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Wish you were around today Martha!

Dear Martha It seems that your campaign of nearly two decades is finally catching on in India. Many actors and journalists in India are now sharing their stories of sexual harassment in #MeTooIndia! When you began to implement Vishakha Guidelines … Continue reading

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खुद से पहल

पिछले कुछ वर्षों से असुरक्षा की दिल दहला देने वाली कई घटनाएं सामने आई हैं। इसकी कई वजह हो सकती है, ये भी हो सकता है कि असल में संकुचित मानसिकता के कारण यह घटनाएं बढी हों या तो फिर … Continue reading

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केस ऑफ़ मिस्सिंग लोकल कमिटी – स्थानीय समिति को खोजने का हमारा अनुभव

LC, local committee, स्थानीय समिति ! भारत के हर जिले में स्थानीय समिति का होना ज़रूरी है, ऐसा हमारे देश में बने एक कानून और उसको बनाने वाले लोगो का विचार था | साल 2013 में  राजनीतिक दबाव के चलते, … Continue reading

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In Conversation with Senior Trade Unionist D Thankappan

(D Thankappan has 60 years of experience leading and working with trade unions. He has worked on a number of government committees on revival of sick industrial units, workers’ education and skill Development. He was the Founder Director of Centre … Continue reading

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Domestic Workers and the #MeToo Movement

In 2006, activist, Tarana Burke, began using ‘Me Too’ on MySpace to raise awareness of the pervasiveness of sexual abuse and assault on African-American women. Fast-forward to October 2017, when actress, Alyssa Milano, encouraged women to use #MeToo on Twitter … Continue reading

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Beyond International Domestic Workers’ Day

She was only 12 when she first started working as a domestic worker. She was a child herself but had to take care of the employer’s children. When there were guests in the house, she was made to sleep in … Continue reading

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IT’S MY PERIOD, NOT A DISEASE

Gul Bhatia, a class 10th student and Martha Farrell Foundation’s Summer Intern, reflects on her experience with menstruation after a session on the stigma around menstruation. # IAmMoreThanMyPeriod It’s a normal day in school till now but then you go … Continue reading

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#VoiceToLead, Making Workplaces Safe for Nurses

(International Nurses Day Special)  On International Nurses Day on May 12, we are given time to celebrate and reflect on the incredible contribution that nurses make to healthcare worldwide. This year’s theme promotes ‘Health as a Human Right’, ensuring no … Continue reading

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