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Right To Property: An Imperative For Freedom

On 11 August 2020, the SC overruled the 2015 judgement and did away with the clause of the father being alive as on September 2005; it gave women the right to property by birth and not subject to any restrictions. The right to property is imperative for freedom and development of human being.

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#IndiaWithoutDiscrimination

25 Sep, 2020

Bihar

Fighting to End Gender Discrimination: Johani Kisku

She founded MADAD in 2009 in Patna. She was now free to do her thing her way — whether it was resolving issues or voicing her opinion or mobilising, educating, supporting, training and employing the girls. She helped the girls find self-respect and their own identity. Courtesy the Malala Fund, she took her projects to Buxar, and spread awareness among the deprived Dalit and tribal girls and their parents.
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#IndiaWithoutDiscrimination

24 Sep, 2020

Bihar

Surviving Caste Discrimination: Mahender Kumar Roushan

He faced ridicule and discrimination due to his caste at every stage of his life. But the incident that made him gave his surname was when he had gone to take an exam in Patna when he was in the seventh grade. This was a Sanskrit Board Exam, that would have opened up avenues for him as a Sanskrit teacher in future. There were name tags on every table. Though everyone wore the same school uniform, he was teased and taunted all through the exam by other upper caste students because of his name, because of his caste.
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#COVID19: Oxfam India is responding

14 Sep, 2020

Chennai

Despite All Odds

As part of the response, Oxfam India has been reaching out to some of the most marginalised communities across 16 states. Rajini Ammal, a transgender priest from Chennai was one of them. She supports 80 transgenders, who she has taken under wings.
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