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India & the sex selection conundrum

India & the sex selection conundrum

Published: Hindu, January 24, 2012 Farah Naqvi, A. K. Shiva Kumar Let us agree to go beyond billboard exhortations to ‘love the girl child.’ What...

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Aboriginal Groups Warily Watch Canada Brothel Law

Aboriginal Groups Warily Watch Canada Brothel...

By Sadiya Ansari, Tuesday, January 24, 2012 Groups representing Aboriginal women hope the government will have a partial victory in upholding current prostitution...

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Barrack-room surgery in Bihar’s backwaters

Barrack-room surgery in Bihar’s backwaters

Shoumojit Banerjee in The  Hindu 23rd Jan 2012 The Kaparfora sterilisations expose the State administration’s tenuous hold over NGOs contracted...

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URGENT: Villagers Protest Against vedanta Red Mud Pond

URGENT: Villagers Protest Against vedanta...

Activist Satyabadi Naik’s shocking video of police crackdown on a peaceful protest by women of Rengopalli and other villages against Vedanta’s toxic...

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‘Make silicosis a notifiable disease’

‘Make silicosis a notifiable disease’

  Special Report- The  Hindu Health facilities, adequate compensation must be provided Taking a serious note of the increasing silicosis-related...

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World Report 2012: India | Human Rights Watch

World Report 2012: India | Human Rights Watch

India, the world’s most populous democracy, continues to have a vibrant media, an active civil society, a respected judiciary, and significant human...

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Protest Rally and Memorandum to President of India on Pipili Mass Rape

Protest Rally and Memorandum to President...

JANA AKROSH RALLY PROTESTING AGAINST THE INDIFFERENCE ATTITUDE OF THE STATE GOVERNMENT… Demanding CBI Inquiry into the Pipili mass rape case, Speedy...

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Kalpakkam Data-Morbidity Survey

Kalpakkam Data-Morbidity Survey

After being in denial for years, the department of atomic energy (DAE) has for the first time admitted that the deaths of its employees at the Kalpakkam...

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Roe At 39: Celebrate Roe by Taking Action to Ensure Abortion Is Both Legal and Accessible

Roe At 39: Celebrate Roe by Taking Action...

January 22, 2012, marks the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the US Supreme Court decision that recognized a woman’s constitutional right to have...

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Despair can lead people to disastrous path: Dr Binayak Sen

Despair can lead people to disastrous path:...

BANGALORE – Speaking at the 6th Henry Volken Memorial lecture at Indian Social Institute in Bangalore Dr.Binayak Sen said that the weak has to develop...

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