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sexuality and being human
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Sexuality and Being Human

Contribution by: Afshan Mariam Summer has been filled with workshops and teacher trainings. After much fuss about what to discuss with them, we decided that mental health issues must be addressed. These included issues related to anxiety, moods and trauma. Discussing these issues always brings up very personal stories- panic attacks, depression or abuse is…

The Phoenix (Malvika Iyer)
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The Phoenix (Malvika Iyer)

Malvika Iyer, was burnt in a bomb blast but rose from the ashes, like the ‘Phoenix’. This movie highlights the five aspects of life: individual, family, peer group, school, and society; and how inclusion in each aspect has enhanced her quality of life and created a sense of belonging by wiping out discriminatory and physical…

stereotype threat
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Stereotype Threat

Contribution by Rohini Rau Stereotype Threat I just came across this term while googling Stereotype and was quite surprised at how relevant a topic it is. What is Stereotype threat?Stereotype threat is a situational predicament in which people are or feel themselves to be at risk of confirming negative stereotypes about their social group. Basically…

empathy
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Why It’s Imperative to Teach Empathy to Boys

By Gayle Allen and Deborah Farmer Kris Image by David Robert Bliwas Contribution by Sangeetha Ravichandran When searching for toys for their kids at chain toy stores, parents typically encounter the following scenario: toy aisles are color-coded pink and blue. They shouldn’t bother looking for LEGOS, blocks, and trucks in the pink aisle, and they…

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