The second edition of Miss Transqueen was held in Mumbai on October 7th, 2018. The beauty pageant is specifically held for transgender people. As many as 100 participants battled it out to make it to the top 20 for the contest.
Isaura Margarita Porras was born blind and with Down Syndrome in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. Despite doctors' warnings that she would not have a functional life, today she is an international concert pianist.
Although polices by both state and central governments exist, it's too little done for the weavers too late. With very low income this indigenous handloom sector may not be there after a decade, weavers claim.
Abhimanyu Chakravorty travelled across 5 countries covering about 13,000 km to promote the concept of plogging, which is a mix of jogging and picking up trash, as a way for communities to take action against single-use plastic consumption.