Cities all over the world are rising up to make a difference in food, energy, transportation, communication and urban space. We have been inspired in Udaipur as a Learning City by many others, and have compiled their amazing examples into a small booklet.
The Emperor Has No Clothes: News flash
On July 3, 2016, 15 people held a 2 hour Funeral Procession on Fatehsagar Lake in Udaipur to mourn the loss of more than 9000 precious young lives over the past 1 year in India due to exam-related stress and depression as well as the millions who are ruthlessly branded as 'failures'. They silently walked and asked, "Was this suicide or murder? and "Who is responsible for this?" They also tried to remind hundreds of young and old alike that "Exams and marks can not define who we really are." They invited passerbys who have lost someone to exam-related deaths to join them to raise fundamental questions about the examination pressure-cooker.
Read more about it in a photostory by Hacking Fellow Zubin Sharma.
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