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...
Government Spends Paltry 4% Of Its Budget On Children: Kailash Satyarthi

Government Spends Paltry 4% Of Its Budget On Children: Kailash Satyarthi

New Delhi: Notwithstanding the suffering of the common people, Kailash Satyarthi supports the government’s demonetisation move as it will help curb trafficking, but the Nobel laureate and child-rights crusader asserts that unless and until...
Disowned By Family, Women Rescued From Brothels Turn To Counselling

Disowned By Family, Women Rescued From Brothels Turn To Counselling

Kadiri, Andhra Pradesh: At a village counselling centre in Andhra Pradesh, a woman dressed in a bright pink sari starts the conversation on a bright note, but 10 minutes into her session she is...
The Ascent Of Manipur’s Women – And Their Descent Into Drugs

The Ascent Of Manipur’s Women – And Their Descent Into Drugs

By Sarita Santoshini Imphal: Boinu was about 21 when she fell in love and decided to get married. It seemed a better option than living with indifferent relatives who gave her shelter after the death...
Why Millions Of Indian Women Secretly Undergo Abortions Every Year

Why Millions Of Indian Women Secretly Undergo Abortions Every Year

By Charu Bahri In 2008, Arti Chauhan (name changed to protect identity), mother of a 12-year-old girl, a 9-year-old boy and a 6-year old girl, became aware that two pills - mifepristone and misoprostol -...
This Tradition Is Forcing Rajasthan Women To Let Go Of Family Property

This Tradition Is Forcing Rajasthan Women To Let Go Of Family Property

Chaksu, Rajasthan: Days before she was married 18 years ago, K Bina Devi and her sister were called to the living room of the family home where they lived with their parents and four...
How Young Boys Bear The Burden Of Patriarchy In India

How Young Boys Bear The Burden Of Patriarchy In India

Mumbai: Inside a community centre at Mumbai’s Dharavi slum, Umair Khan teaches a group of young boys the difference between good and bad touch. The 20-year-old is a community organiser with Sneha - Society for...

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