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Manual Scavenging In Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

March 18, 2015 - 9:33 pm in Reforms

Doms in Varanasi seek justice through honourable rehabilitation Hundreds of pilgrims seek to see the sunrise on the bank of Ganges in Varanasi and the boatmen go on live commentary of these ghats narrating the mythological details and the most poignant moment…

Women, Womanhood and Holi – Invitation

March 8, 2015 - 5:16 pm in Reforms

  We invite you to join for a discussion on "Women, Womanhood and Holi". As a part of celebrating the International Women's Day and to look at Holi…

Invitation – Interactive Session, Sexual Harassment: The New Conjuncture

February 3, 2015 - 10:00 pm in Reforms, Society

Gender Studies Group Delhi University invites you to an Interactive Session "Sexual Harassment: The New Conjuncture" Speaker: Prof. Ved Kumari, Professor,…

Political Will & Good Governance essential for effective Tobacco Control Act

January 29, 2015 - 4:48 pm in Health, Reforms

28 January 2015, Chennai, Tamil Nadu Expert reviewers from varied areas of work reviewed the COTPA (Amendment) Bill, 2015 for views and comments at the “State Level Consultation on COTPA (Amendment) Bill 2015” organized by Tamilnadu People’s Forum for…

The first lesson

December 9, 2014 - 9:31 am in Reforms

I am still trying to come to terms with the horrific rape of the six month old baby in Gujarat, if come to terms you can. Quite frankly only a very sick society can come to terms with sic horror. I had expressed my immediate reaction in a short blog yesterday…

Disabled commuters slam BMTC for a rough ride

December 7, 2014 - 11:07 am in Reforms, Rights

Bangalore Bus Prayanikara Vedike today organised the event 'DISCRIMINATING BUSES - challenges faced by senior citizens and persons with disabilities in using the bus’ . The event saw the participation of several disabled groups, senior citizens groups and…

Fruits & Vegetables Are Slowly Poisoning Us

August 16, 2014 - 10:10 am in Economics, Environment, Health, Reforms, Rights

[wc_row][wc_column size="one-third" position="first"] [/wc_column][wc_column size="two-third" position="last"] Indiscriminate use of chemicals are posing as serious health hazards requiring serious actions [/wc_column][/wc_row] Recently, the European Union…