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A short bio I am Yahyaa Khan, an 18-year-old student at TNS Beaconhouse, DHA Lahore, in Pakistan. I am the founder of TNS Monologue Slam. Tell us a little about your event/project (how it came about, the number of young people who benefited and the impact it had) My Project started at TNS Beaconhouse, DHA …

A Year of Youth Spotlight Series – Yahyaa Khan of Pakistan Read More »

by Sitaram Nayak Atul Singh’s story is one of unwavering commitment to the service of humanity, rooted in his humble beginnings in a village in Gorakhpur district, Uttar Pradesh. Currently residing in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, Atul’s journey of compassion began early in his college days, where he pursued a degree in Information Technology. Driven by …

Atul Singh – Saving Lives through his ‘Blood Journey’ across India Read More »

by Monica Islam As the month of Ramadan begins, there is a renewed vigor in the Muslim community worldwide to achieve peace and unity, to spread happiness and love, and to be mindful of a Superior Being. It is also a time for introspection. Although reformation of the Muslim world is not on the top …

5 Reforms for the Muslim world beginning this Ramadan Read More »

by Ainesh Dey The Indian labour market reflects persistent disparities inclusive of occupational segregation, unequal leadership, limited access to leadership roles and the impact of traditional gender norms as byproducts of complex challenges and opportunities shaped by multifarious historical, societal and cultural factors. Over the years, Indian state and central governments have made multiple labour …

Pioneering Gender Equality – Enhancing Women’s Participation in the Indian Labour Market Read More »

by Ainesh Dey INTRODUCTION The prospect of nuanced civic engagement  in democratic processes, plays an important role in spearheading transparency, accountability and representation, and in strengthening the overall socio-political and economic character of the contemporary administrative discourse. At a time, when we are experiencing a paradigm shift from traditional redressal of grievances to instances of …

Inclusive and Participatory Urban Economies: The Indian Context Read More »

by Sameer Misra In rural Odisha in India, an innovative initiative is changing the lives of tribal children in ways not imagined before. The story not only reveals a dynamic educational approach, but also seamlessly aligns with participatory strategies in sport for development, placing the community at the forefront of transformative progress. Gram Vikas Vidya …

Empowering Tribal Communities Through Sport Read More »

by Monica Islam The People’s Republic of China, although an economic powerhouse, is no stranger to accusations of human rights abuses in the country. For instance, from an environmental perspective, China is the world’s top pollutant emitter. Nearly 60,000 people die due to water pollution every year in China. Other concerns are hostility towards religious …

How lessons from China could help eradicate female genital mutilation Read More »

by Monica Islam Not too long ago, two institutions—Gujranwala Medical College Welfare Society (GWS) and Red Crescent Gujranwala—collaborated to organize the Commonwealth Youth Empowerment Seminar 2023, with a view to nurturing youth development, empowerment and leadership in Gujranwala, a large industrial city in Pakistan which is also known as the “City of Wrestlers” and is …

Fostering Youth Empowerment Straight from Gujranwala Medical College Read More »

by Diksha Gupta and Ainesh Dey The article delves into the broader geo-strategic positioning of India against the backdrop of the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine. India’s Non-Linear Engagement in the Region: A Brief Overview As the Israel-Palestine conflict rages on, India’s  de-hyphenation policy, which calls for valuing independent relationships with Israel and Palestine, …

Reimagining Indian Intervention in the Israel-Palestine Conflict  Read More »