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Month March 2021

Why Rehabilitation is as Vital as Rescue for Child Trafficking Survivors

By Neena Bhandari A survivor of child trafficking in Bihar, India. Extreme poverty, illiteracy and socio-economic inequalities are the main drivers of child trafficking for forced or bonded labour. [captured via videolink] Credit: Neena Bhandari/IPS SYDNEY, Australia, Mar 29 2021 (IPS) –… Continue Reading →

MP High Court Directs ‘Mental Check-Up’ Of Advocate Who Allegedly Sent Objectionable Birthday Messages To Lady Judge

Yadav, was arrested after he sent Judicial Magistrate (First Class) an email and a birthday card. It was alleged that he had downloaded the judge’s photo from her Facebook account and attached it with the birthday card. Published on : 29… Continue Reading →

Two Struggles in a Changing India: Bombay Mill Strikes and Farmers’ Agitation

BYACHIN VANAIKMARCH 30, 2021 The repeal of the three farm laws introduced by the Modi government is a necessary but far from sufficient condition to decisively improve Indian agriculture and the lives of those connected to it. Yet, even if… Continue Reading →

When The Struggle is its Own Reward

KALPANA KANNABIRAN ‘This unfinished Sisyphean struggle has not made me tire of it but I have been spared of the futile struggle with which Sisyphus was condemned; mine has been the struggle for a better world and the struggle is… Continue Reading →

3.5 million MobiKwik users’ data up for sale, company denies claim

MobiKwik is under fire for the leak of 3.5 million user data on the darknet. Independent security researcher Rajshekhar Rajaharia brought this topic to light. Written BySanjana Kalyanpur Close to 8.2 terabytes (TB) of data of MobiKwik users were leaked… Continue Reading →

Madhya Pradesh – 16-yr-old Rape Survivor Tied, Paraded With Her Attacker-chanting ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’

The clip shows the young girl – tied with ropes – being paraded with accused as some men walking around them chant slogans. All IndiaReported by Anurag Dwary, Edited by Swati BhasinUpdated: March 29, 2021 11:44 am I Cops came to the… Continue Reading →

Young people help draw up UN digital protection recommendations

Over 30 years after the invention of the world wide web, The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has laid out the ways that young people and children should be treated in the digital world, and how their rights should… Continue Reading →

Digital Didi- Village women show the light on creating a digital revolution

byMoin QaziMarch 29, 2021 Mann Deshi Mahila Sahakari Bank is India’s first bank run for and managed by low-income rural women. MOIN QAZI highlights a unique initiative in which last-mile female agents of the bank are equipping women in remote villages with… Continue Reading →

Tamil Nadu-Sexism on the political stage

MARCH 29, 2021 By Kavitha Muralidharan It was a mask not many had expected to fall. In the course of heated campaigning in Chennai on a sultry March day, former Union Minister A Raja – often seen as the intellectual… Continue Reading →

Law in my kitchen: Notion of privacy in the context of gender, body, desire, sexuality

By Simi Mehta, Anshula Mehta The law in India never uses the word ‘desire’. There is no law of desire or vocabulary present in the State that talks about desire. However, this “term can refer to a gamut of things… Continue Reading →

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