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Category Archive: Art, Art Therapy, Counselling, Crime, Health, Painting, Poor, Women

Khula Aasman-where sky is the limit

Art for social change is a relatively unexplored idea that has huge potential for nurturing mental health, well being and to release stress and pent-up feelings. Khula Aasman, a non-profit...

From a child labourer to rescuing the likes – Anuradha’s journey of inspiration

For Anuradha Bhosle, Vice President of Avani, an NGO in Kolhapur (Maharashtra), childhood was certainly not a pleasant memory. Eleventh of the 12 children, Anuradha had to work as domestic help in...

Helping women become self reliant and confident

By: Varda Sharma Sheela Ramprakash (29) was born in an underprivileged family. Her father, who worked as a construction worker, was diagnosed with last stage of Tuberculosis when Sheela was in ninth...

Prejudice in our genes- From caste to class

By: Dr. Monica Khanna Sometimes one wonders if we have really been able to overcome the caste bias that existed in India a few decades ago – or whether that bias has just shifted to class instead....

Donate your books to help the needy

By:- Dr. Jayakar Ellis Mrunal Jitendra Bajaj (17), a Commerce student of Saraswati Secondary High School, Thane is like any other child of her age group- chirpy, carefree and playful. However, what...

Puratos India trains underprivileged students to become professional bakers

By: Meena R Prashant There is a sparkle in Reshma Singh’s eyes as she receives her graduation degree in professional baking course. The 17-year-old- is amongst the nine girls and three boys who...

12 year old rape victim on her way to motherhood

While the girls of her age group play around in a carefree manner, this 12 year old rape victim from Thiruvanathapuram is preparing for motherhood. The case of rape was reported a few months ago....

Expressive Art Therapy for releasing pent up feelings

By:- Dr. Jayakar Ellis Art for social change is a relatively unexplored idea that has huge potential for nurturing mental health, well being and to release stress and pent-up feelings. Khula Aasman,...

Transforming lives of Prisoners Kids through caring act

By:- Dr. Jayakar Ellis Children of prisoners are among the world’s most forgotten and destitute populations. Research conducted in more than 20 countries shows that they are poorer, more deprived...

Death sentence to two men who gang raped two ragpickers

The Thane sessions court on Thursday sentenced two men to death for gang-raping two women under the CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai flyover along the Sion-Panvel Road in 2012 and murdering one of them....