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Utilising constitutional tasks, rural immersion, and volunteering experiences, Uttar Pradesh based YES Foundation is changing the narrative for thousands of rural youth   “Imagine opening up a book on sexuality and sexual health in a train compartment filled with men who eve-teased girls coming to Lucknow on a daily basis. The thought itself was stifling …

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I think as a facilitator I am stirred when I see these young people unfolding a new future for our country and our constitution. We often don’t talk about issues that bother us and the rights that our constitution provides us. But I believe young people like Farheen are fearless. Be A Jagrik not only …

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  Upon research, we find that according to the Census of 2011, Uttar Pradesh had the highest number of young people in the country. Out of the total population of 19.9 crores, there were nearly 4 crore young people (15-24 years) – a prominent 17.5% of the total population. For the persistent problem its associated …

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Somewhere, some place, sometime ago; a wise man said “It’s all in the mind”. The brevity of this sentence clearly shows that its whole substantiality is well beyond measurement and whose implication can do wonders. Milan, a non-governmental organization based in Uttar Pradesh echoes in alignment with this thought and understand the importance and often, …

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“The wedding hall was all set. The shimmering lights and the glittering décor made the aura mesmerizing. It was my Appi’s Nikah. Amidst the hustle of the ongoing wedding preparations, I noticed someone whose presence at the Nikah was quite unexpected. It was Tanu.” Being a Hindu, Tanu had never attended a Nikah before. Only …

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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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