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Sharmaji Ka Beta – LGBTQ Rights

Sharmaji ka beta supports equal rights for the LGBTQ community. He believes that one should not be treated differently for their unconventional lifestyle choices. Hence, Sharma in his department at office, uses his influence to make sure that everyone gets a fair opportunity professionally irrespective of their orientation. Once, Sharma was going to the washroom, when he...

Include Lepers And Help Improve Their Lives

India has about 10 million leprosy affected people, who need daily care and support but do not receive them. Even the laws cannot help them in spite of them being good citizens of this country. There are about 7000 leprosy colonies in India where affected people have made their own settlements due to the social stigma around their disease. According...

Skill Development Needs To Be Imbibed And Improved

According to the World Development Journal, economic growth for a developing country solves not only the issues of financial resources availability but also contributes towards improving living standards as a higher gross national product. India, as reported by World Bank in 2013, had a per capita income of US$1164 and ranked 112th out of 164...

End Discrimination On Grounds Of Disability And Applaud Them

Bharat Kumar was born  only with a right hand by birth. A Para-swimming champion, he has made the country proud by winning 50 medals. At the young age of 8 years, he was sent to Ghaziabad, to his paternal aunt because of poor financial conditions. His old parents are daily-wage labourers, who dig soil. Bharat...

Aid And Pledge In Organ Donation Before Your Death

India has, historically, had a very low rate of organ donation. Although this number has improved over the past three-four years, the country still has a long way to go. Every year 3,00,000 Indians need an organ transplant, but only 2 to 3% of this demand for new organs is met. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO),...

The Blind Street Vendor Who Founded A Million Dollar Company

Bhavesh Bhatia, had little vision while growing up. He was Born with retina muscular deterioration and his sight only grew worse with time. At the age of 23 he lost his vision completely. He worked as a hotel  manager and tried hard to save money for his mother’s treatment, who was suffering from cancer....

Helping Corporates And Incubators Collaborate

Samhita Social Ventures and Villgro with support from GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) have launched Incubator Marketplace, an online portal, which will help companies and incubators identify and connect with each other.

Why Our Rivers Need Help

To save the depleting rivers of the country, Rally For Rivers is a people’s participation movement, launched by Isha Foundation.

65 Yrs Old Mettlesome Taxi Driver Educates Underprivileged Children

Being forced to back out of school at the age of 7, Gazi Jalaludin had a clear mission; no other child should be deprived the power of education. From begging on the streets of Kolkata during his childhood to now being the man responsible for the free education of over 425 underprivileged children in West Bengal, he is a true hero and a person of mettle.

What Does BJP’s Vision 2022 Teach Us

In 2014, when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came into the limelight, along came a quest to rejuvenate India, economically and socially. The 2014 Manifesto proposed by the party spoke clearly about unity, equality and growing together: Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas. Among several promising plans, there was a sense and belief in this government...

Mother Honours Son’s Legacy by Feeding Families Free of Cost

After the death of their only child, Nimesh Tanna – a 22 year old photographer, the family chose to honour his legacy in a unique way. The Tanna couple registered the Shri Nimesh Tanna Charitable Trust (SNTCT) with the goal of providing free tiffin service to the needy. The couple has gone from feeding 27 people in a small kitchen to serving 150,000 tiffin’s till date and 100 families per day absolutely free of cost.

Marriage Over Consent- Is It Your Only Option?

The Honourable Supreme Court in its ruling on Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) does not criminalise non-consensual sex, where the woman has been forced into intercourse by her husband. The ruling is flawed, and leaves women and even young girls vulnerable to rape and sexual abuse without any room for legal recourse.

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