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  With a Youth population of around 356 million, India lies at the forefront of harnessing the exuberant youth power. But what gets portrayed in numbers lacks heavily in value. With a dismal rate of employability and necessary skills, there lies a huge gap between our prevalent education system and the youth.  During a survey …

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GB Road in Delhi, one of the largest red-light areas in the country, has long faced the humiliation from society for being a home to more than 1000 sex workers. Even setting foot in the area is considered a taboo by the standards of the “civilized” society. But a different story of this area which …

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The story of Sharad for whom beggers were a Responsibility and not a Liability! Often in our fast paced lives, the appeal of material pleasures becomes so strong for us that we often forget the pain of the lowermost strata of our society. They are the ones who are crumpled under the pressure of financial …

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  India is a diverse land and a homogenous mixture of multiple tribes and ethnicities . The tribal communities in India form the lowest strata of the society as they are often left unnoticed. Governments come and go and the urban urbanise further but minimal attention is given to the development of the tribal areas. …

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Story of Samwell – The figurine of strength for Nagaland Born in Nagaland, Samwell belonged to a simple family engaged in the pastures for 48 years. Samwell, the youngest one in the family, joined the Public College of Commerce for higher studies. Here, while studying accountancy he realized that beyond the farmlands of the state …

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  Growing up in India can be an overwhelming experience. The sheer amount of diversity and traditional facets often defines one’s life here. And being a young adult in India, the first thing the traditions decide is the notion of your marriage. As soon as you grow up you are inadvertently coerced to earn a …

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  Coming from a community that offers nothing to girls except resistance and discrimination, life was never easy for Sahiba and Khushboo.  These two students of 12th class were even deprived of their basic right to education at different points in their lives. Sahiba had her studies cut short after class 10th because her father …

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  The story of Kamya Dargan, Founder of MY PERCH Childhood, a time in an individual’s life, when there’s an insatiable hunger for answers to everything, the will and the time to play all day and the inquisitiveness to explore the delightful treasures that the world.  But if we look closely, we can see that …

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