Youth & human rights in India: From Conversations to #IndiaTrollPatrol
In India, over the past couple of years, we’ve been engaging the youth through a series of events called “Conversations”, Our conversations with Youth reflect upon the human rights violations in India, with particular focus on gender and identity based violence. #IndiaTrollPatrol.
Decodathon: #IndiaTrollPatrol IRL [In Real Life]
"For the past one month, I have been a Community Management Intern, moderating the discussion forum for the project where I answer queries and engage online volunteers every day."
Trolled and Threatened – Online Violence against Women in Politics
Whether it is BJP’s Smriti Irani, J & K People Movement’s Shehla Rashid, All India Trinamool Congress’ Mamta Bannerjee, Shiv Sena’s Priyanka Chaturvedi, Congress’ Priyanka Gandhi or AAP’s Alka Lamba, no one is spared. Instead of engaging with them on their policy decisions, they are attacked with gendered abuses, irrespective of their political affiliations.
When Technology is the Problem AND the Solution
May 2019. The national general elections are being discussed everywhere. As I scroll through my Twitter feed, I am bombarded with an endless stream of controversial opinions. I hold my breath, and decide to look through the replies to an opinionated political tweet by a fellow feminist. I (naively) hope that I will find some well-thought through responses, and perhaps even add my own opinion to the discussion. Instead, all I see are sexist insults.
Koel Sen: The things my mother taught me
When you look back at her life – it really felt as if this woman hardly spent any time doing something for herself. She has only worked, selflessly and relentlessly, to bring change and justice in the lives of other women, especially those from the most economically backward classes (and castes) of our Indian society. I would say witnessing and experiencing all of this first-hand has played a pivotal role in my upbringing and understanding of the society I lived and grew up in.Yet, it never prepared me for what happened in 2018.
Meet the women breaking the taboos around menstruation
Let’s talk menstruation – and the women breaking the taboos around it.
Life After 377, And The Road Ahead
Today, on May 17, we at Amnesty India celebrate the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB). This IDAHOTB, we reflect on the events that changed the lives of many Indians in the last one year and brings you the voices from the community.
Global executions fall to lowest level in a decade, despite regressive steps by a minority
For more than 40 years, Amnesty International has campaigned for the end of the death penalty - the premeditated and cold-blooded killing of a human being by a state in the name of justice.
Abki Baar, Manav Adhikaar
Now is the time for us to take action to build a better India. Now is the time for us to make sure that humanity wins.
Now is the time for us to take action to build a better India. Now is the time for us to make sure that humanity wins. But what does it look like, when humanity wins? Well, it’s simple really – as simple as A-B-C.
A human rights playlist for Valentine’s Day
Today, in a time of widespread intolerance and hate, we could all use a reminder that love wins. This year’s Valentine’s Day is especially important to celebrate, given that India has finally decriminalised same sex relations - a big win for the LGBTI community.
To celebrate this special day, here’s a playlist on love, tolerance and kindness.
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