Greetings on Gujarat Diwas (statehood day of Gujarat) - a day which always coincides with
May Day signifying the dignity of labour and recognition of the need for the protection,
promotion and asssertion of all human rights in general and the right to health in particular.
Let us all rededicate ourselves to internalize those values and commit ourselves to act in
accordance with the needed requirements for establishment of health as a… Continue
Some of my electronic publications are mentioned below with the links:-
(A) www.exchange-magazine.info April,2009
Article published in the latest issue of Exchange on HIV/AIDS, sexuality and gender No. 1, 2009
titled “Using ‘Web-4-All’ to address the information needs of people with disabilities”
Royal Tropical Institute,Amsterdam
(B) www.i4donline.net November,2008
Emagazine issue on HIV/AIDS: Information for Development (i4d)-article on… Continue
Time and again the need to think positively has been emphasized at all fora.It is indeed extremely helpful in crafting of the mission and ensuring the chalked out activities in the most effective manner.
Imagined blocks,obstructionist mindsets and majority of the impediments are taken care of by the same and they all those hurdles just wither away before the strong and positive influence driving the endeavours..
Seemingly impossible tasks are converted to feasible and then… Continue
We have perfected the art of using euphemism for camouflaging an ugly truth. The apparent justification for such a denial of the stark reality is perhaps the mistaken notion that somehow the gigantic monstrosity of the humungous problem may also be reduced by perceiving the same ‘through a jaundiced eye’/denying its very existence and thereby just wishing it away.
A blatant inhuman murder of a bride is craftily worded as ‘dowry death’ even during the legal interactions.… Continue
Promotion and protection of human rights, inter alia, necessitate full and creative utilization of all the existing legal and societal provisions.
It is ironic that the law of the land which has to putatively serve the cause of benefiting all and promoting the larger interest of the society is, more often than not, in conflict with the endeavours for the prevention of acquisition of sexually transmitted infections and the containment of HIV/AIDS.
The post below available at SEA AIDS e- forum(slightly modified) is in response to a recent consultation report from the September 2008 meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO) and its United Nations (UN) partners in Geneva. The report speaks to the urgent need to address the emerging and remerging HIV and STI epidemics among MSM and transgender people.
Access the full report here: http://msmasia.org/tl_files/resources/OMS%20MSM_DF.pdf
The Constellation video, where we journey in less then 2 minutes from space, through nature, to villages, in homes and back while exploring what the Constellation stands for. Thank YOU for being part of it.