Right from pre-schools to online digital academies for adult practitioners, educators are coming up with many innovative programmes to promote sustainability and spread awareness about the environment. The question is whether these can really create impact in the long run.
In New Delhi and Gurgaon, The Community Library Project is taking reading to all sections of society with the involvement of the local community. Providing more than just books, the library is a lively space and engages its members through workshops and events.
Child rape has assumed pandemic proportions in India. Often parents don’t have the slightest inkling of the abuse faced by the victim, as in the recent Chennai case. A CSA survivor writes an open letter to parents, telling them about the role they have to play in protecting their child.
Ably guided by an aware and responsible citizen, a group of kids from a Kolkata apartment complex undertook a novel summer project — educating themselves and elders in the community about saving water, energy and the environment in general.
A young researcher in Mumbai asked high school students from the LGBT community to share their experience in their schools. Close to 200 people from across cities responded and their tales are alarming.
From Ryan International Gurgaon to Brightland Lucknow, crimes against school children by peers raise questions over increasing juvenile crime, legal redress and most importantly, the overall social milieu.
Substance abuse, most notably smoking, alcoholism and narcotics, is a huge menace in the Indian context today, often among kids as young as 12 years! A guide to dealing with this, based on pointers from a Bengaluru-based medical expert.
TAGE, a brainchild of Nishant Panicker and Aniruddah Vorunganti, has helped pair up schools such that students of one can help make notebooks out of unused paper for those of the other. Their vision for the future is even loftier.
Where do children go when our cities fall prey to unilateral growth agendas leading to more cars, more high-rises and disappearing playgrounds? These poignant photos from Mumbai streets by Gopal MS tells the story.
Equipping girls from all strata of society with the right set of tools to make informed choices and speak up for themselves will be critical for the progress of urban society and economy, writes Malini Gopalakrishnan.