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By Reshma Valliappan: Summer camps are often a thrilling time for kids. It’s those fun moments where a teenager gets to discover their wild side in the wilderness. Every camp ...
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By Shambhavi Saxena: At 18, Wisconsin photographer and graphic designer Amy Bleuel lost her father to suicide. To honour him, and , she founded Project Semicolon, “a faith-based non-profit movement ...
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By Abhishek Jha for Youth Ki Awaaz: When I reached Ballabgarh last Saturday, no one was willing to take the auto-rickshaw to Atali, a village in the Faridabad district in ...
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By Ruchika Thakur: India is the country with the largest number of diabetics in the world and the percentage is only expected to double by 2025. Obesity being one of ...
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By Abdul Muheet Chowdhary: Thus far this series has examined what communalism is, what will be the implications of its unchecked growth and what policy solutions can be taken by ...
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By Rishvik Chanda: Women’s work isn’t valued as much as men’s work is – that is the conclusion to be reached if we look at the current scenario of women ...
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By Steve Korver: The Tamponator “The only blood I shed is my enemy’s.” These are the words of Furiousa, the warrior chick from the blockbuster movie Mad Max: Fury Road, ...
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By Abhishek Jha: It might sound patriarchal to express surprise at women achieving feats that have hitherto been uncharted by them. However, it is an achievement if these barriers are ...
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By Jyotsna Singh: Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. A brand new advertisement with a twist starring real people, not actors, is going to haunt international ...
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By P.V. Durga: There has been unrest in Imphal over the past few days, with protesters demanding the Inner Line Permit System (ILP). A curfew has been in place since ...
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By Akhil Kumar: A nine-day long online film festival about food and farming called “9×9 Online Film Festival” starts today. As part of this online film festival, 9 short-films about ...
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By Mike Archer AM: The ethics of eating red meat have been grilled recently by critics who question its consequences for environmental health and animal welfare. But if you want ...
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By Parijata Bhardwaj: How often have you felt that you have been wronged? Or lamented the general unfairness of life and its amazing ability to single you out? I know ...
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By Rishvik Chanda: The conflict between Israel and Palestine in the turbulent middle-east is one of the most prolonged instances of conflict in modern history. The two states have been ...
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By Anugraha Hadke:  The murder of the 13 year old Aarushi Talwar in her own bedroom, while her parents were allegedly asleep in the next room had the makings of ...
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By Bhanvi Satija: I am quite sure you haven’t. Next time you log in, strain your eyes a little bit and concentrate hard on the icons that Facebook uses. There’s ...
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By Dee: I am 18 years old. I’m in recovery from self-harm. And I know I’m not the only one. There are many more just like me. And it’s time ...
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By Abhishek Jha:  On Wednesday, the government argued in favour of the criminal defamation law in the Supreme Court. “Here you can file a civil suit and it will drag ...
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By Akhil Kumar: Noorjehan Safia Niaz (43) and Zakia Soman (50) co-founded the Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA) in 2007. The group, which now has 35,000 members across 11 states, ...
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By Devika Kohli: Independent India released its first Social Economic Caste Census survey findings last Friday, demonstrating statistics which reflect the state of poverty and deprivation in rural India as ...
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By Pallavi Ghosh:  According to the official account shared by the Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee’s (DMSC, an organization of sex workers) spokesperson, Bharati, the chances of unprotected sex are higher ...
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By Shambhavi Saxena:  Ever hear about the guy who made his own bleeding uterus? Oh, this isn’t a set-up for a joke, I’m serious. Following his marriage to his wife ...

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