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The Supreme Court decriminalised part of Section 377 of the archaic Indian Penal Code that criminalises consensual gay sex today, saying it was irrational, indefensible and manifestly arbitrary. The judgement is historic in the precedent that is set and also ushers in a new slew of freedom that was often muffed under a colonial-era law …

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Before 1989, only 1700 people visited the only psychiatric facility in Kashmir. In 2015, the number had exponentially jumped to 100,000. In 2015 , in a study by Doctors without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières) it was alarmingly concluded that half of all residents of the valley suffer from mental health problems. The report stated that  “1.8 million …

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The Wise Wall Project: Project FUEL uses its visionary concept of life lessons to bring life to the forgotten village of Khati in Uttarakhand.     Far away, on your way to the Pindhari Glacier trek in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, you would find the village of Khati – a cluster of huts, obliquely hidden …

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The advantages of literacy are endless. From the destiny of an individual to the fate of a society, literacy can play a huge role in swaying both in the right direction. But, often, in the sheen of literacy we neglect the majority of those who are illiterate. Be it maids, local vendors or farmers. Despite …

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Yacouba sawadogo

Yacouba Sawadogo is a man who was once considered a madman by people in his village for preparing the soil for agricultural in a morbidly dry season. Little did they knew about the changes that were about to happen. Yacouba sawadogo revived an ancient African agricultural style called ‘Zai’ that helped turn acres of barren …

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In animal friendly families, children get to hear from childhood that a domestic animal is the best and most trusted companion of Man. But Man on the contrary, has used and exploited the same domestic animals for security, pleasure, transport, wearables, ornamental, and even food. Robin Singh came visiting from US to Auroville India in …

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“When was the last time, you saw or interacted with a person with hearing disability and actually stopped for a moment to think about their lifestyle? What kind of a life do they live when they become adults, and what does socio-economic independence mean to them? Do they also not want to stand on their …

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We often complain about our lives as being tough without thinking about all the privileges we have been blessed with. As much troubled as we may be, having a full functioning body is something most of us can be thankful for. The ones who do not have this privilege are the ones who struggle through …

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Out of the vast and diverse population of India, a large number of individuals are those who suffer with some form of disability. Although it is not a hidden fact, but the abjection and differentiation they receive from the majority is evident. And while the acceptance from society for such individuals has been lukewarm, there …

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Migration has always been a central issue and feature for the evolution of human race and the development of the modern civilization. But, in the past century and this present decade, we have witnessed that migration has been the outcome of Violent and tumultuous upsurges across the world. May it be the World War II, …

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