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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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STORY OF CHANGELOOMER PRANABESH MAITI Climatic and environmental disturbance vouched for its destructive consequences when the water level shot up and started submerging the island in its depth. Ecological imbalance and loss of biodiversity started reaching its deadliest form. Mangrove, the lifeline of the beautiful Sundarban  islands began losing its life because of unwanted and …

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THE STORY OF SHIVANI AND HER EFFORTS TO AWARE THE YOUTH ON WOMEN RIGHTS ON WOMEN RIGHTS AND GENDER EQUALITY Growing up amidst an air of explicit discrimination where even the basic rights of women are violated can be a brutal revelation. In a country where millions face such violations and negligence every day, very …

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  STORY OF CHANGELOOMER DEBGOPAL MANDAL Lights, Camera, Action and the silver screen were the first words in his vocabulary. Speaking his heart out and reaching the heart of the audience using just some moving pictures was his way of speaking. And he spoke valiantly. Born and brought up in Birbhum, West Bengal, DebGopal was …

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  We live in a country where 5.5 million children are held in the clutches of child labor, 40,000 are abducted every year, exploited and trafficked… 300,000 hungry ones roam around with begging bowls on streets… many become victims of domestic violence in their own homes every day… and despite all fundamental rights as defined …

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