Despite Law, 70% Working Women Don’t Report Sexual Harassment At Workplace, Shows Study

Despite Law, 70% Working Women Don’t Report Sexual Harassment At Workplace, Shows Study

Manisha Chachra/ IndiaSpend Ridhima Chopra, 25, once with a NGO in New Delhi is among the growing number of Indian women encouraged to complain -- without an end-result -- about harassment at work by the...
13 Amputees Break Beauty Stereotype, Are Now Calendar Girls And Boys

13 Amputees Break Beauty Stereotype, Are Now Calendar Girls And Boys

Changing the way the world sees the differently-abled, India’s first amputee calendar is out and is giving neck-to-neck competition to the celebrity calendars. With prosthetics on, 13 amputees pose with poise for a calendar...
#WeAreEqual: Social Campaign Exposes Patriarchy, Celebrates Women’s Rights

#WeAreEqual: Social Campaign Exposes Patriarchy, Celebrates Women’s Rights

In the run-up to the International Women’s Day on March 8, the Ministry of Women and Child Development's latest social media campaign #WeAreEqual was launched two weeks ago. The Women and Child Development Minister Maneka...
In Uttar Pradesh’s Government Schools, Children Don’t Learn Much, Say Parents

In Uttar Pradesh’s Government Schools, Children Don’t Learn Much, Say Parents

By Shreya Shah/ IndiaSpend Bahraich and Mirzapur districts (Uttar Pradesh): "Path mera alokit kardo, naval prath ki naval rashmiyon se, mere ur ka tam har do," Saidun Ahmed, 8, recited a Hindi poem by Dwarika...
Balaknama: A Turning Point In The Lives Of Children Living On The Streets

Balaknama: A Turning Point In The Lives Of Children Living On The Streets

Only 14 years old, Balaknama, a newsletter curated by working children, has been able to carve out a name for itself in the publishing industry for children. The monthly newsletter– published from Delhi –...
New Maternity Bill Reaches Lok Sabha, But Gaps Remain

New Maternity Bill Reaches Lok Sabha, But Gaps Remain

Nishu was 27 when she became pregnant with her son five years ago.  She was working with a start-up then. For a young employee like her, working in a start-up that was growing fast had been satisfying. Like other...
More Women Delivering In Hospitals, But Many Still Dying During Childbirth, Shows Study

More Women Delivering In Hospitals, But Many Still Dying During Childbirth, Shows Study

By Devanik Saha / IndiaSpend Surujmuni Marandi, 24, decided to deliver her baby at the district hospital in Godda, Jharkhand. Like many, she was drawn to the idea of free medical assistance, medicines, nutrition and...
One Man’s 20-Year Crusade To Bring Sanitary Napkins To Rural Women

One Man’s 20-Year Crusade To Bring Sanitary Napkins To Rural Women

He has been working non-stop for 20 years. He travelled by bullock carts, donkeys, bulls, phatphat to reach the most interiors parts of rural India with only one mission in mind – making sanitary...
Crowded, Damp, Dirty: Shelters For Homeless Offer Little Beyond A Roof

Crowded, Damp, Dirty: Shelters For Homeless Offer Little Beyond A Roof

Delhi/Gurugram: As temperature dips below 3 degrees, for the homeless in Delhi-NCR, sleeping in the winter nights is getting tougher by the day. To take stock of the situation on the ground, NDTV did...
Delhi Doctors Remove ‘Melon Sized’ Tumour From Woman’s Throat Using Robotic Surgery

Delhi Doctors Remove ‘Melon Sized’ Tumour From Woman’s Throat Using Robotic Surgery

New Delhi: A hospital in Delhi has removed a 450 gram tumour, as big as a melon, from a woman's throat through a minimally-invasive robotic surgery. The doctors said this was the first robotic...

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