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"I lost my job and every contact with educational institutions, especially those owned by Muslims. I was not permitted to work because of this case,"
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"Everybody else is doing it, why shouldn’t I?"
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I woke up one morning with a headache three years ago. It hasn’t gone away.
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"If we had any income here, we would give up the one roti we get when we work outside, to have half a roti in our home, our village, with our families."
Image source: Aditi Priya
Posted by Aditi Priya

We wait throughout the year to celebrate Diwali, but these clay workers in Bihar wait for it to earn a respectful amount of money.
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Take the schizophrenic woman with alternate sexuality. Both these labels and existences are not born with her but are received when she reaches adulthood.
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Airports have now become a space of interrogation, of reinforcing norms, of invading bodies with scans and pat-downs.
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On Diwali, by bursting firecrackers, we don't realise that we are severely affecting the hearing capabilities of animals.
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The society that we are a part of has inequalities so deep rooted that we have gotten conditioned to not realising or addressing them.
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The gender binary is just one way of ordering the world. It is not the only way.
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Guest AuthorPosted by Vidyashree

In July, I had my first baby. What followed was postpartum depression. Overwhelming feelings of sadness and unstoppable bouts of crying.
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Marriage is an equal partnership of love, but Dabur's new ad propagates the archaic and stereotypical role of a woman as her husband's property.
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Posted by Atif Khan

According to the survey conducted by Ipsos MORI, one in four Indian women perceive a lack of equal career opportunities as a major issue in the workplace.
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The RTE warriors of Bada Lewa village in Hamirpur show us how empowering the benefits of the RTE Act can be.
Image source: Sami Siva/Medecins Sans Frontieres

For more than ten years now, Kisto has been using her voice to spread health messages in her community. Messages about a known but forgotten disease- kala azar.
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I am a passionate writer, and I know its a risky career. But no fear of risk should demotivate a person from pursuing their passion.
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I was a homophobe for as long as I could remember. I grew up laughing and mocking homosexual men.
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Posted by vaishali E

Lets celebrate this diwali keeping in mind that it's not our earth to keep, we have merely borrowed it from our children.
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In my 22 month stay in Gujarat, I have gained total control on my non-vegetarian desires.
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From seeing ourselves & others as male/female, Asian/Hispanic, lets change our lens and see ourselves & others foremost as human beings.
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Posted by Majid Alam

Today, violence against minorities, be it women, intelligentsia or lower castes is increasing, and it worries me.
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Guest AuthorPosted by Ravi Nitesh

Despite the government’s ignorance, and suppression, her faith in democracy and non-violence has not been broken.

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