rural girls from Gujrat are living the constitution

Girls from Serisha village in Gujarat are helping in the betterment of their community and breaking their orthodox cages by playing simple games that help them understand the constitution. Bhavik Sharma, a graduate in Gujrati Literature, first started working in the field of education when he joined Sauhard – a non-profit organization from Ahmedabad working …

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To bring forth the talents of those whose potentials otherwise remain hidden behind rags of dust, filth, discomfort and unrest, Makkala Jagriti, an NGO working with children and youth from the underprivileged communities, is holding an event ‘Makkala Raaga’, at Chowdaiah Memorial Hall in Bengaluru on February 2nd, 2018. The event marks the 15th year …

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Women's Nameplates

Recently, Himmatpura, a small village in Bathinda district of Punjab, took a different step towards empowering the women in their village. The 350 residents of the village, reversed the state-wide trend of displaying the male member’s name on the House Number plates and now, proudly adorn their houses with the names, mobile numbers of the …

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Bucket List

Settling in the forward rows of the auditorium, our hands clasped in amazement, our mouths wide open in awe – all because of the scene being re – enacted in front of us. The production – the classic tale of Cinderella – though familiar was unfolding in a seemingly unfamiliar fashion – especially due to …

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Transgender Armenians

Armenia is one of the least LGBT-friendly countries in Europe YEREVAN, Oct 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When she was 14, Lilit Martirosyan decided she wanted to start earning money for herself. But finding a normal job was complicated – employers didn’t like the way she looked. So, like many transgender women in Armenia, she …

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STRIVE

If a few conscious young minds can make significant impacts in the conservation of our environment, imagine what an ocean of such cognizance of youngsters will be capable of. In the day and age, we are living in, a natural crisis has been sought whereby through humanity’s mindless activities, mother earth and its resources are …

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water ATM

Connaught Place in New Delhi, with its concentric structure and Georgian style buildings, can easily be called the heart of the city. People stand in long queues and muscle through crowds to check out a new shop, an apparel store, a milkshake stand, get reservation at a new restaurant or even try out a new …

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potters

Every morning, Rehman Sumra of Kheralu village in Mehsana district rummages through his wares, salvaging whatever he can, packing them for his annual journey to work. Each passing day brings increased anxiety to the Muslim potter who, like his fellow potters, was hit the worst by the most recent floods in Gujarat. “With the rains having …

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