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‘My Son Will Go To School,’ Says 21-Year-Old Whose Husband Committed Suicide

‘My Son Will Go To School,’ Says 21-Year-Old Whose Husband Committed...

Guntur, Andhra Pradesh: She married at 17 for love. Today, she is a widow, who is determined that her two-year-old son would not grow...
Farmer Drank Pesticide, Son Quits School To Support Mother, Siblings

Farmer Drank Pesticide, Son Quits School To Support Mother, Siblings

Guntur, Andhra Pradesh: Shiva Prasad wants to go to school. At 14, that is where he should be. That is where he was, in...
Handloom Weaving: A Craft Saved By Village Elders

Handloom Weaving: A Craft Saved By Village Elders

Telangana and Andhra Pradesh are known worldwide for specialised handloom work. The two states manufacture exclusive sarees with intricate and distinctive designs and the...
New Land Laws In Andhra Pradesh, Telangana Will Hurt Farmers, Say Activists

New Land Laws In Andhra Pradesh, Telangana Will Hurt Farmers, Say...

By Rina Chandran Mumbai: Farmers and activists are protesting legislative efforts in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana that would make acquiring land for infrastructure projects easier....
Andhra Pradesh Has Highest Number Of Working Women In India, Uttar Pradesh Lowest

Andhra Pradesh Has Highest Number Of Working Women In India, Uttar...

Women in India want to work but cannot or do not due to family responsibilities, lack of skills and social norms. India is ranked...
‘It’s A Girl,’ Says Astrologer. Pregnant Woman’s In-laws React With Acid

‘It’s A Girl,’ Says Astrologer. Pregnant Woman’s In-laws React With Acid

Nellore, Andhra Pradesh: A pregnant woman in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore is recovering from burn injuries after an acid attack by her in-laws. The attack on...
Need To ‘Promote Population’: Chandrababu Naidu

Need To ‘Promote Population’: Chandrababu Naidu

Chandrababu Naidu said the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) and Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) were showing a steady decline in the state.
Andhra Pradesh Announces Toll-Free Helpline For Women In Distress

Andhra Pradesh Announces Toll-Free Helpline For Women In Distress

On the occasion of International Women's Day, Andhra Pradesh government today announced a number of schemes aimed at their empowerment, including opening an exclusive...