New Delhi: Haryana’s 20-year-old Manushi Chhillar earned the title of Miss India World 2017 on Sunday night. While her eyes are set on bringing home the Miss World crown, her life’s mission, she says, is to educate women about...
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has started a scheme under which informers would alert the state authorities about attempts and incidents of female foeticide. At an event, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed concern over the declining sex ratio in the...
Mumbai: Police, advocates and entrepreneurs have launched mobile apps and panic buttons to report abuse against the elderly in India, where the number of older people living alone has risen, yet talking about their mistreatment remains taboo. In India, traditionally, older...
Chennai: Karnataka has launched a programme to teach new skills to domestic workers to help them avoid exploitation and broaden their job prospects, officials said on Tuesday. From cooks, babysitters and gardeners to laundry workers and carers for the elderly,...
New Delhi: A filmmaker whose husband was abused sexually as a child is seeking to bring into focus the plight of such men through a photo campaign which encourages the survivors to speak out about their ordeal. Mumbai-based Insia Dariwala,...
By Swagata Yadavar/ Indiaspend.org New Delhi: The central government has claimed that 91 per cent of manual scavengers have been provided a one-time cash payment of Rs 40,000 and 108 per cent of identified scavengers and their dependents have been...
My wife Merlyn Joseph was a positive person. She would never sit and grieve when faced with trouble. She knew how to laugh when in pain. After she was diagnosed with Aplastic Anemia, we were initially shattered. It took...
Hyderabad, Telangana: Shrushti is a surrogate mother in Sai Kiran Infertility Clinic in Hyderabad. She is among 50 women whose fate is hanging in balance after the Telangana health authorities raided the facility over the weekend. “Why the raid? Are...
Chennai: Along the India-Bangladesh border that runs through Bengal, human traffickers are buying land, building homes and enrolling on voter lists to create cover for their cross-border operations, campaigners said. "Traffickers operating in border areas are constantly looking for ways...
New Delhi: A charity in New Delhi is building India's first online database of human trafficking cases in a bid to plug a massive information gap and help law enforcers clean up the epicentre of the modern slave trade. India is...

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