One Future Collective is an organization that works towards building compassionate youth social leadership through the use of art, education, community intervention and policy advocacy – across verticals of gender justice, mental health, legal reform and development policy.

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Author: Sanaya Patel

One Future Inspire I Chintan Modi: Storytelling for Peace

One Future Inspire is a series of interviews with young people across countries, borders, spectrums of work and being. These people share a common quality -- they inspire us. Our aim is to bring their work to the fore with the hope that it might ignite a spark in someone, somewhere. Team One Future interviewed Chintan Modi -- a writer, educator, researcher and teacher trainer based in Mumbai. At present, he consults with the Prajnya...

The Social Transformation Project: Section 377 Verdict

“There must come a time when the constitutional guarantee of equality and inclusion will end the decades of discrimination practiced, based on a majoritarian impulse of ascribed gender roles. That time is now.” (Chandrachud, J., at paragraph 53) *** “We may conclude by stating that persons who are homosexual have a fundamental right to live with dignity, which, in the larger framework of the Preamble of India, will assure the cardinal constitutional value of fraternity...

India’s Policies on Air Pollution

India’s policy on air pollution and public transport has us asking the same question we ask when we get on a crowded local train — where do we stand? Recently, Germany announced that they would be experimenting with free public transport in an attempt to cut air pollution in the country. “Effectively fighting air pollution without any further unnecessary delays is of the highest priority for Germany,” their ministers said. Last year, New Delhi recorded an AQI of...

Without a Song or Dance, What are We?

The medical world is slowly discovering the power of music as an intervention for people affected by Alzheimer’s. My grandmother was 85 when she began to forget. She couldn’t remember my name, never knew where she was, and barely recognised her own husband even when he sat right in front of her. But when we were at the piano, and I played Somewhere Over the Rainbow, she knew all the words. Our healthcare systems imagine human...

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