What if you were invited to dine and interact with a group of citizens that you would never have met in the usual course? Aarti Madhusudan gets new perspectives on inclusion and empathy after such an evening in Shollinganallur.
There are many ways to make a city safer for women, and one of them is to inculcate gender equity in every domain. Bhavani Prabhakar reports from a recent conference hosted by Chennai-based NGOs, AWARE and Bhumi.
The spate of killings and violence perpetrated by spurned lovers leads one to wonder if our men have indeed forgotten how to deal with rejection. Sandhya Raju explores both the clinical and social implications.
Civil society group Voice of People has designed a survey for residents of Zone 13 of the GCC, findings of which will be used to create a manifesto and submitted to the councillor of each ward in the zone. Read about the group and their initiatives.
Breaking the silence around child sexual abuse and teaching students, parents and teachers how to prevent it – that is the main objective of the Project Masoom sessions. You, too, could be a part of it!
Iswarya V, a PhD scholar at the Madras Christian College, has launched a petition on Change.org arguing for an immediate stop to the glorification of stalking by the hero in Tamil films. Bhavani A P in a candid chat with the petitioner: