22-year-old Arya Rajendran was voted in as Mayor of the Thiruvananthapuram City Corporation, the largest urban body in Kerala, in December last year. Under her leadership, the party is focussed on solving student mental health issues.
Australia’s rebuke of international justice in Palestine is not really about human rights but more of a geopolitical stance. Australia has consistently supported Israel in its decisions, but why are they so quick to defend them?
Days like International Women’s Day also allow us to reflect on the opportunities for change that have been afforded by the complete overhaul of our day-to-day lives. The STAND News Women’s Section looks back over the change-makers and revolutionaries who have made a difference, however small or big, to our lives this year.