Saba’s Resilience

Saba’s Resilience

A few days ago I attended a conference on `Emotional Resilience in Adolescent Girls in Bihar’. Yes, just the title had my attention. Having covered health...
Combating Diarrhoea In India — The Smart Way

Combating Diarrhoea In India — The Smart Way

Significant progress has been made in India's struggle for improved public health - we eradicated polio, controlled maternal and neonatal tetanus, introduced a number...
Fluorosis: A Vicious Disease, But There Is Hope

Fluorosis: A Vicious Disease, But There Is Hope

With dreams in her eyes, Kali Bai married Tol Singh from Jhabua in Madya Pradesh and happily entered village Miyati ten years ago. That happiness...
Time To End Shame Around Abortion

Time To End Shame Around Abortion

A childhood friend recently told me that she had an abortion after her second baby, over 25 years ago. All these years, a sense...
I Am A Breast Cancer Survivor, Here’s My Journey To Recovery

I Am A Breast Cancer Survivor, Here’s My Journey To Recovery

I was detected with breast cancer in 2006. Though ten years have passed, I still have vivid memories of my journey to recovery. When I...
‘Stand Up India’ For Adolescent Wellbeing

‘Stand Up India’ For Adolescent Wellbeing

India has demonstrated very strong leadership in positioning adolescent health as a priority in the recent past. Considering India is home to 253 million...
How We Can Transform Our Education System

How We Can Transform Our Education System

The Right to Education Act 2009, since its enactment, has led to a significant shift in our education system. It has brought about a...
Why Maneka Gandhi Got It Right On Sex Determination Tests

Why Maneka Gandhi Got It Right On Sex Determination Tests

One of the greatest temptations of Indian politics - for both citizens, civil servants and politicians - is to attempt to solve our most...
Family Planning Not Limited To Control Of Birth

Family Planning Not Limited To Control Of Birth

This month is special for children in India since it marks the first year of the new development framework, the Sustainable Development Goals. The new...
A Mother Writes To Her Daughter About Bengaluru Molestations

A Mother Writes To Her Daughter About Bengaluru Molestations

Dear Daughter, I look at you over the dal and rice and cannot help but think to myself, that I have done a fair job...

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