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Priyanka Mazumdar

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Ancestral Worship in South-east Asia

What is Ancestral Worship? ‘Ancestral worship’ is the custom of worshiping or reverence of the deceased ancestors. The whole custom is based on the belief that the deceased ancestor is still a part of the family, and whose spirit is believed to have powers to affect the lives of the […]

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The Inherited Right- Human Rights

What are Human Rights? The society operates on some moral principles and norms, which regulate human behavior. Human rights validate these principles and norms and protect the rights of humans internationally.  Human rights follow the concept of ‘natural right’. These rights are inherited by birth just because he or she […]

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Female Feticide

Even after years of development and advancement misogyny still prevails in society. And this issue prevails because of the existence of social evils. Even in the 21st century, many people find girls as a burden on the family and not capable of achieving anything, but doing household chores. The stigma […]

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International Yoga Day

Since 2015, every year on 21st June Yoga Day has been celebrated, after it gained recognition in 2014, by the United Nations General Assembly. The idea of celebrating Yoda Day internationally and the date of 21st June was suggested by Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on 27th September 2014, in […]

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Body Shaming- Too Fat Too Skinny

Body shaming is not just limited to making fun of someone just because they are fat or thin. It has wide scope for shaming someone for their height, body shape, any physical mark, physical features, muscularity or femininity, or any other external elements on the body such as tattoos. What […]

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Keeping It Clean- The Garbage Man

Sanitation and a clean environment are every human being’s right. The ones who keep the environment clean for us are often not recognized. The sanitation workers or the garbage man collect the garbage generated by us just so that we can have a tidy and healthy surroundings. Imagine living in […]

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silence: Menstruation Ahead

Shhhhh…… “it’s that day of the month”. Menstruation or period has always been taboo. People don’t want to talk about it. It is a natural cycle. And that’s how a female body functions, doesn’t it? Taboos around menstruation have always explained it to be something to be kept hidden. Religious […]

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Every year on 15th June World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is celebrated. The United Nations General Assembly officially recognized it in December 2011, on the plea of the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA). Every year many awareness programs take place globally to voice against the […]

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Peer Pressure

We often talk about the pressure we deal with in our day-to-day lives. But, do we talk or think about peer pressure? People can be happy and content with their lives. But the sense of dissatisfaction arises as soon as they start comparing their lives and materials with others. They […]

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Dementia in elderly people

Senior citizens face various issues in their day-to-day life. With the growing age, a weak body and weak cognition make almost every task difficult for them to perform. Getting older is not just about wrinkles and greying hair. Physical illness is not just the issue of the elderly, but also […]

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Yoga- An Ancient Legacy

‘Yoga’ is performed to channelize the energies of body and mind in one direction. Yoga is often misconceptualized by people as mere asanas(postures). But actually, it is a holistic health approach with the harmonization of body and mind with nature, with an essence of spirituality. It is the awakening of […]

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Breathe in Peace and Exhale the Stress

‘Stress’ is a word so often used these days. People often tend to say they are ‘stressed’. It might be because of some work pressure or any personal issues. But do we really know what stress actually means? Stress is the adaptive response of the body and mind against an […]

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Same-Sex Marriage in India- Is Homophobia Prevalent?

It is said, “love has no boundaries”, and thus, same-sex marriage is no longer a weird fare and just limited to heterosexual couples. Many countries have legalized the marriage of heterosexual couples, giving them the freedom to enjoy their rights equally to the LGBTQ+ community. However, the Indian Constitution still […]

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Nasal Vaccine to Combat COVID-19

The unprecedented onset of COVID-19 brought an unexpected storm in the lives of people all around the globe. The pandemic not only affected the jobs and social life of the people but also took a great toll on the lives of people, resulting in the death of lakhs of people […]

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