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Dark on Fleek

    Dark is Beautiful launched in 2009, has had a cascading effect since its inception. It has stimulated and inspired the birth of many other campaigns which advocates against skin colour discrimination. As we (Women of Worth), were inaugurating our Dark is Beautiful Hyderabad Chapter, on the title “Beauty Beyond Colour”on 5th March 2016, […]

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Off to School!

By Kavitha Emmanuel Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, Turn around.  Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, Touch the ground. Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, Polish the shoes. Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, Off to school. Here’s a cute rhyme we teach kids to motivate them to go to school. But our children aren’t teddy bears in the first place and they need more than […]

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Road to Recovery

By Susanna Deepthi Injustice against women has been rampant this past year. Reports of children and women being raped have made us uncomfortable. What has been our reaction to it all?  Is it that of anger, wanting to fight for justice? Is it a sense of sadness and sympathy for the affected individuals? Is it […]

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Crown You Beautiful

Introduction by Kavitha Emmanuel The message from the Dark is Beautiful campaign is always simply this: The value and worth of people should not be based on their skin colour. Discrimination on the basis of skin colour IS de-humanizing irrespective of cultural or ethnic backgrounds. I have had people of varying skin tones write to us […]

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