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‘People should look beyond our skin’: Akodu Olamide, Miss Africa India 2018

The aim of the pageant is to change how Africans are viewed in India, one of the organisers said.

Providing the right keys: Rhapsody Music Education takes a serious approach to music

Rhapsody has developed 450 musical lesson plans which are age-graded, multi-disciplinary, multi-modal and multi-genre.

Evolving curriculum, fear-free learning: How this TN school caters to Irula tribe students

Vidya Vanam in Anaikatti was started with the aim of catering to the educational needs of the local tribal population, the Irula tribe.

Meet the men who donate sperm on Facebook

While media portrayals of online sperm donation often portray “rogue breeders” or “super sperm,” research reveals that the real men who do this are motivated to help others.

Why do people watch porn? Five women explain their reasons

The Indian govt has banned over 800 porn websites, claiming that pornography leads to sexual crimes. However, many adults watch porn without any criminal intent.

Book review: 'The Ferment' is a humane take on youth unrest in India

The book begins with the outburst of nationwide protests that followed Rohith Vemula’s death.

‘Soni’ wins Oxfam Best Film on Gender Equality Award 2018

'Soni,' directed by debutant director Ivan Ayr and starring Geetika Vidya Ohlyan and Saloni Batra, explores the lives of two Delhi policewomen.

Inside a Maoist camp: The ‘city’ in the middle of a Jharkhand forest

In 2010, Alpa Shah, an anthropology professor joined a Naxal platoon that set out on a seven-night march across 250km through Bihar and Jharkhand. An excerpt from her journey.

At Oxfam MAMI Brunch, women in film industry open up about gender equality

Oxfam India and JIO MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star 2018 co-hosted the 'Women in Film' Brunch to celebrate gender-equal cinema and women’s movement to fight sexual harassment.

Dosakkaya, the staple vegetable of AP-Telangana, and my undying love for it

From more kozhambu to pulissery, in how many ways can one love the humble dosakkaya?