‘Connect’ to their rotting back yards

‘Connect’ to their rotting back yards

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Forty-two years ago, a certain day was established as the day to celebrate the air we breathe, the earth we borrow to grow our crops, the water we drink, and the ecosystem we thrive in. 5th of June was crowned as World Environment Day back in 1974 and is meant to be the vanguard of […]

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My Experience with Kadam Badao Campaign, Jaipur

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I first learned about PRIA’s Kadam Badao Campaign (KBC) and its activities in Jaipur, India as a PRIA intern from the University of Victoria in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. My experiences with KBC allowed me to better understand the issue of violence against women and girls both as a whole, even connecting to it on an international […]

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Reclaiming Azaadi

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Event : Reclaiming Azaadi Venue: The Park above Palika Bazaar Parking, Connaught Place, New Delhi Time  : 6pm Cause: Commemorating 2nd July, 2009. PRIA solemnly participated in the commemoration organised by DelhiQueerPride to propagate, Hum bhi hai azaadiyon ke haq mein. (हम भी हैं आज़ादीयों के हक में) The main agenda of the meeting was […]

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Hyderabad techie gangrape: Two cab drivers get 20 years RI

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Hyderabad: A local court today convicted two cab drivers for the gangrape of a young woman software employee in October last year and sentenced them to 20 years’ rigorous imprisonment. Satish and Venkateshwarlu, private car drivers (both aged around 25), were arrested by the Cyberabad Police on 22 October last year. Both the accused were […]

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Delhi: Man gets 14 years jail for raping, sodomising daughter

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New Delhi: A man has been sentenced to 14 years imprisonment for raping and sodomising his 20-year-old daughter, by a Delhi court which noted that he violated all limits of humanity and showed no repentance over his offence. Additional Sessions Judge Pawan Kumar Jain, while taking a stern view, handed down the jail term to […]

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Teenage girls gang-raped and hanged in India

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Abducted, gang-raped and found hanging from a tree… That was the terrible fate of two teenage girls who have become the latest victims of violence against women in India. Villagers in northern Uttar Pradesh state claim the police failed to properly investigate the disappearance of the pair, said to be sisters or cousins aged 14 […]

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Women avoid politics fearing violence

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More than 60 percent of women in India, Pakistan and Nepal do not participate in politics due to fear of violence, a study released here Wednesday said.   The study by the UN Women and the Centre for Social Research analyzed incidents of violence that occurred from 2003 to 2013. The study found that while […]

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