Unleash Lab 2017, Denmark : SDGs

August 31, 2017 Aisha George 0

August 2017, Hidden Pockets got selected to be a part of Unleash Lab 2017 in Denmark. A nine days event where Unleash focused on 7 themes which are directly linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The themes were Food, Health, Water, Energy, Education, Sustainable Cities and Communities and Consumption Read More

How does India respond to HIV?

August 18, 2017 Hidden Pockets 0

India is very conservative and orthodox when it comes to HIV. In most areas (except in Mumbai) it is considered as a “taboo” topic, especially in rural areas. Women from villages and town-sides are married off to men by their families without even knowing their respective HIV status. In rural Read More

#Pune: Are buses part of Smart City initiative?

August 1, 2017 Hidden Pockets 0

Pune, now accommodating a population of almost 3.5 million is facing increasingly acute traffic congestion. We honestly were (and are still not) prepared for the growing population, wider sprawl and increasing income in-turn increasing two-wheelers and cars on our roads. I remember my grandmother telling me that during her youth, Read More

Re-Defining ‘Indianness’: Mitigating hate crimes and discrimination of ‘outsiders’

July 31, 2017 Hidden Pockets 0

“Strangers have become migrants. Migrants have become Neighbours. But have they crossed the Rubicon to become friends?”                                                                                     ~ Sanjoy Hazarika When a former BJP MP, Mr. Tarun Vijay proclaimed in April 2017, “If we were racist, why would we have all the entire south…Tamil, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra…why do Read More

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