Society

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We are obliviously, systemically, excluding a section of our population
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"Now this is un-mooing-believable..."
India's Daughter

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"Your ill-guided enthusiasm over your film should not be more important than a fair judicial process!"
Sex Education

Why are we so scared of talking about sex?
documentary

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Nirbhaya has been insulted alright, not by the British filmmaker but by all of us who prefer not to engage with the difficult truth.
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Who decides what is “right”?
Pictures Courtesy: Srijan Lokhit Samiti

“We breathe coal particles, not air.”
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In what Fadnavis has termed as the realization of “our dream on the ban of cow slaughter,” many eyebrows have been raised...
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An Anganwadi centre in Bihar has been running in a dilapidated state for 7 years. Every day children sit besides crumbling walls, under a makeshift roof.
avijit roy

If nobody questioned and debated their surroundings, there would be no religion in the first place
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A country that proclaims to work towards becoming a regional, and possibly, even a world superpower, cannot ignore 440 million of its citizens.
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"To all the people on the streets that day who turned a blind eye when the man played with my nipples - it is your fault too!"
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The numbers just don’t match!
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There’s also the problematic aspect of giving perks to those who can afford healthcare and ignoring the many millions who can’t.
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"...as the sun sets, the bustling market allegedly turns into a den for the neighbouring youth, who peddle and consume drugs...."
lgbt

"I was also not aware of any other gay student on campus, or in my class (I am sure that they were there, but everybody was in the closet and hiding)"
dance4life video

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This video is a cry of help, and a moving appeal to take a stand against child marriages.
female desire

The Clay Taurus Collective is inviting you to join them in embracing what each woman knows, feels and questions.
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It seems that a room full of men cannot truly understand what safety for women entails.
Picture Credit: Jonathan McIntosh

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I understand why a lot of people get satisfied with muffled half-apologies touted to them as sincere remorse.
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What remains to be seen, of course, is the speedy and efficient implementation and maintenance.
Picture Credit: Steve Rotman

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"There really isn't much evidence to show that CCTV surveillance deters crimes against women."

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