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Empowering marginalised children through the creative arts

Empowering marginalised children through the creative arts

Every child has the right to equal treatment, without discrimination of any kind, irrespective of the race, colour, sex, language, religi...Read More

A law can’t force society into acceptance

A law can’t force society into acceptance

If family life for gay couples is still a far-fetched dream, then basic personal security is not guaranteed either. We take matters of in...Read More

Rape is only growing bigger in our country

Rape is only growing bigger in our country

We are quite left behind in terms of the meaning of Human Rights in our lives. That said, we are also better off than many other countrie...Read More

Extrajudicial killings are most chilling

Extrajudicial killings are most chilling

I think to a sizeable extent, we have been able to translate the real meaning of human rights across the globe. However, enforcing those ...Read More

Governments need to be openly criticised

Governments need to be openly criticised

Twenty years ago, whether I cracked jokes on Sardarjis, Parsis or Gujaratis… none of them got affected. Today, everyone is overly sensiti...Read More

Good people are supposed to shut up and bear it

Good people are supposed to shut up and bear it

I definitely think freedom of expression is a matter that needs to be taken up seriously. Many women who spoke up during #MeToo faced law...Read More

India is insensitive to accessibility, equal rights

India is insensitive to accessibility, equal rights

The root of the problem lies much deeper, in a lack of concern and compassion for equality for fellow human beings. This insensitivity to...Read More

Voices of dissent being curtailed is worrying

Voices of dissent being curtailed is worrying

Freedom of expression is as important as the air we breathe and the food we eat. For this reason, democracy is the greatest gift to human...Read More

Respect, dignity and clean loos

Respect, dignity and clean loos

The friction and disrespect widen and men and women can’t seem to solve this conflict or even understand the other’s perspective.

Free Rights Initiative on International Human Rights day

Free Rights Initiative on International Human Rights day

Today, we have changed our masthead. Today, on Human Rights Day, we are Free Rights. Why? Because we want to use our masthead to draw the...Read More

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