Friday, June 23, 2017
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Darpan Salutes

Dishonouring the Silence in Honour Killing

Dishonouring the Silence in Honour Killing

Khalida Brohi was 16 when her cousin was killed in an honour killing case. In that phase of shock and trauma, Brohi decided to take her first step confronting honour killing, challenging the social infrastructure controlling lives and choices of women. 

Adarsh Alphons:“Art Saved My Life”

Adarsh Alphons:“Art Saved My Life”
The goal is to get people to get in touch with their creative side because we believe creativity is in the heart of innovation and innovation is important to every industry.

Ghulam Sughra Solangi: Child Bride to Woman of Courage

Ghulam Sughra Solangi: Child Bride to Woman of Courage

There is nothing unusual about what Ghulam Sughra Solangi experienced during the foundational years of her life- child marriage, early pregnancies and divorce are events that females and families hear or experience in Pakistan, India and Afghanistan. 

Ajeet Singh: Fighting Trafficking Head-On

Ajeet Singh:  Fighting Trafficking Head-On

For nearly three decades, Guria has been waging a war against trafficking by rescuing minors and second generation prostitutes from trafficking, rehabilitating them and fighting cases against pimps and brokers so they do not integrate back into society as repeat offenders. 

A Date with the Ocean

A Date with the Ocean
 
Together with his team of volunteers, Afroz Shah has cleared more than four million pounds of trash from Versova beach in Western Mumbai.

Anish Patel: Breaking the Cycle of Of Juvenile Recidivism

Anish Patel: Breaking the Cycle of Of Juvenile Recidivism

Anish Patel’s Uplift Humanity India is a non-profit organization dedicated to rehabilitation of juvenile inmates and orphans in South Asia. Established in 2011, it works to empower youth with education, mentorship and rehabilitation.