“In spite of current ads and slogans, the world doesn’t change one person at a time. It changes as networks of relationships form among people who discover they share a common cause and vision of what’s possible.” Confession: I’m a complete sucker for signs and synchronicities. If I’m about to dive into the day after … More Social Work, Social Innovation, Social Impact, Social Media?
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a significant problem affecting millions of people worldwide, irrespective of their gender. While women are considered the primary victims of IPV, studies have shown that male victims also experience violence from their partners. In India, the issue of male IPV victims is often overlooked due to the pervasive societal belief … More INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE (IPV) AMONG MALES
Abuse of Women is a serious crime. While there have been a lot of cases which have come up to the court, the most recent and famous case was that of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. While we do not know all the nitty-gritties of the case, the court which was handling the case has … More Abuse of Women
(TW: Child abuse, domestic violence) We offer so much consideration and understanding to adults. We accept that they make mistakes. We say that teachers and parents are not perfect and they’re trying their best. Yet, when it comes to children, who due to their barely developed brains and relatively new arrival to this world should … More Hitting A Child Is Disrespecting A Child
Recently, I watched a film called“ Mimi”. In a Bollywood film, the storyline is on the surface pretty simple. An American couple is in Rajasthan combining tourism with the search for a surrogate mother who can bear their child. They have contacted a few brokers and been shown, several women. But they are all anaemic … More Surrogacy : The Rented Womb
I haven’t been able to pen my thoughts in a long while after experiencing loss and I just fell short of words. My friend had asked me to write a piece on “Child labour,” and while it didn’t stir me up to write about it immediately, I just looked up some of my childhood pictures … More Our privileges are not everyone’s
I was a sight to behold – folks thronged to gaze at my mounds and ridges wrapped in ethereal greens. Flanked by my friends Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary and the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve I, the Bandipur Tiger Reserve exists, wait… meet my bulwark, my buffer, my shock absorber – the eco sensitive zone: she is the … More I know them… I know those who did this to me
“Main isliye kama rahi hu, taaki maa ko mehnat na karni pade (I am earning, so that my mother doesn’t have to),” said Prerna, who is the daughter of a domestic worker and has been working ever since she was 10. She is based out of Mumbai and did go to school. However, her circumstances were … More “I Work So My Mother Doesn’t Have To”: Tackling Child Labour In India
On June 28th 2015, our Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched #SelfieWithDaughter on Twitter. The campaign aimed to raise awareness of gender imbalances and encouraged the parents to give importance to their daughters. Within a few hours, Twitter was flooded with selfies of fathers and daughters using #SelfieWithDaughter. The campaign created a buzz and everyone spoke … More Unwanted!
Education Trusts play a vital role when it comes to catering to the needs of education across the nation. Each Trust functions as per their own set of rules/guidelines. Most of them would emphasize majorly on discipline since it is the utmost important aspect to be followed in the institutions run by them. These Trusts … More Safety At Education Trusts