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Children’s education is a major chunk of household expense…and most Indians can’t afford private school fees. All this when education is a RIGHT – an entitlement.The new Right to Education Act seeks to achieve just this…Perfect? Not really. Half of India’s children are left out of the Act…And it is not backed by enough funds. Now, if only the government…

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She has only half as good a chance as her brothers at good healthcare, at enrolling in school, at not dropping out by Class 5. She is as interested in sports the same as the boys, she likes her dolls but is not beholden to become a mother and wife. In fact she wants to spend her childhood like any…

NAFRE Jan Andolan (NAFRE People's Movement) is mounting the nationwide 'Jan Haq Yatra', a Peoples' Rights March demanding a just and equitable society. The march started on January 23. Regional segments voiced local needs and demands were put before the government. The culmination in New Delhi on 26th and 27th of March will witness a sharing of experiences from across…

Stop it, please!I know it comes easily to you….Soft and tender is your heart…That you are so well-meaning….Is not your fault…I know you would like me to come to you,That you would be happier if I smiled too….But, stop it please!Stop merchandising miserySelling sorrows and peddling pityDon’t look into my eyes to say, it’s gonna be alrightDon’t look into my…

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