There has been a lot of discussion recently around the topic of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) in the context of the rising incidents of CSA. One thing that is clear in all discussions is that child awareness is the topmost requirement to stop CSA. There are many resources on internet which aim to generate awareness on this issue.
Lets look at some of these great resources.
2014 Loksabha elections were a gamechanger in Indian politics in many ways. Apart from the thumping victory of BJP and a zero score of many strong regional parties, the spoofs on indian politics came out of age during this elections. These hilarious videos became an instant hit on internet and social media, providing people an opportunity to take a much needed break from heated political discussions.
Lets take a look at the top political spoofs of this season.
It was our great freedom fighters' undying spirit, bravery and undaunted courage that freed ‘Bharat Mata’ from the clutches of the ‘British Raj’. We have become free from Britishers but did we really achieve the freedom that our freedom fighters had dreamt of? Is our country any close to their dreams of India?
Many people have tried to answer such questions. Lets search for these answers in some of the wonderful videos presented below.
Last week I found a beautiful video of a poem recited by a kid on a parenting site. I liked the poem very much for its simplicity and clean humour. It sparked my interest and in search for more such poems, I started browsing the net. Fortunately enough, I found quite a few gems - the gems which mark clearly the difference between gross and healthy comedy.
I tried to compile some of those gems here. Hope you will enjoy it.
This is one of the finest serial in the history of Indian Television. A strong script and wonderful acting by Kavita Choudhary (Kalyani) and Vikram Gokhale (Kalyani's father) earned this show many die-hard fans. The Sunday Observer wrote, “This is so clean and fresh you want to go down your knees and sob with relief.”
Lets rewind those good old memories with some of my favourite scenes from the show
While most people today are aware of eye donation, they don't know the exact procedure to go about it. There is a severe lack of awareness on the procedure. The good news, however, is many organisations and people are working towards generating mass awareness on this issue.
Lets look at some of these great initiatives and resources.
In 80's and early 90's, Doordarshan was the only source of entertainment and probably that's why, it holds a special place in our hearts. I remember, some very popular short films used to come on Doordarshan that also carried social messages. The quality of these films was so good that they still linger in my brain after so many years.
Here are some of my favourite ones...
While reading a friend's post on facebook I came to know that June 12th is the 'World Day against Child labour'. The post made some interesting points and it got me thinking. How much do I know about child labour laws in India? How much do I care about the future of 'chotus' working as help in nearby restaurants or homes?
Here is a small step with some simple take-action points to confront the problem instead of ignoring it.