The Fake News Pandemic And Its Antidotes

With the rise of accessible social media and access to questionable news-sources on the Internet today, fake news has become an epidemic on its own that is disrupting the flow of reliable information and leading to confusion, conflict, and sometimes death. However, we, as discerning citizens, can steer clear of the same. Here are some … More The Fake News Pandemic And Its Antidotes

The Surprises of Newfound Womanhood – How to make girls period-ready

A girl’s first period signifies a major landmark in her journey towards womanhood and attaining physical and mental maturity, and is deserving of recognition. Yes, it isn’t easy and comes with hesitation and uncertainty for those experiencing it – but provided families and communities are adequately educated and open-minded about how to adapt to these … More The Surprises of Newfound Womanhood – How to make girls period-ready

UN SDG-6 – Clean Water And Sanitation And India

It is no accident that some of the world’s greatest early civilizations were built around rivers and water bodies, be it the Indus Valley Civilization around the Indus river in India, or the Ancient Egyptian civilization around the Nile. Judging by its significance in human life, it would not be an understatement to say that … More UN SDG-6 – Clean Water And Sanitation And India

World Environment Day – A Clarion Call Towards Conserving Biodiversity

Nature and the environment around us have been silent providers to all organisms on earth for eons, from the microscopic to the massive, and have been exploited by a wide variety of species which have depended on the resources that Mother Nature has provided for their survival. The earth might have been existing since millennia … More World Environment Day – A Clarion Call Towards Conserving Biodiversity

The Rise of the Machines, and its Effect on Employment (SDG-8)

The debate on technological upgradation and human employment has been raging for a while now, and is set to get more heated as advancements in technology continue to shake up the workplace. SDG 8 advocates a focus on labour-intensive sectors with diversification, technological upgrading and innovation, in order to make a more efficient, productive and … More The Rise of the Machines, and its Effect on Employment (SDG-8)

The Mental Healthcare Act, 2017 – Scope For Improvement

In a previous article (“Mental Health and Legislation in India” – https://wp.me/pbOGpV-gi), I had dealt with the very urgent topic of mental health, its SDG connection, the related legislation in India and its salient features. In this article, I intend to shed light upon the various shortcomings of the Mental Healthcare Act, 2017. A reading … More The Mental Healthcare Act, 2017 – Scope For Improvement

The Rise Of E-Learning In The Corporate World

In today’s uber-competitive corporate world, most job postings list the ability to constantly learn and adapt to different and unknown conditions, tasks and positions as preconditions for obtaining – and keeping – a job. It has thus become extremely important for the employees of a firm to constantly upskill and upgrade their skillsets, abilities and … More The Rise Of E-Learning In The Corporate World