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How Rural India Is Fighting ‘Information Poverty’

How Rural India Is Fighting ‘Information Poverty’

Digital literacy in rural areas has made us see sights that we had only dreamt about. We have seen children in Rajasthan use Google...
India’s Education Report Card: Toilets Improve, Attendance Dips, Math Skills Low

India’s Education Report Card: Toilets Improve, Attendance Dips, Math Skills Low

New Delhi: Eighty percent of class 3 students in rural India can’t subtract two-digit numbers and 70 per cent of them can’t read simple English. Of...
Rural India: Living Under Digital Exclusion

Rural India: Living Under Digital Exclusion

In India, 300 million people do not have access to electricity and as per a World Bank report, 1.063 billion people are still offline....
To Prevent Trafficking Of Girls, Fathers In Rural Homes To Be Educated About Risks

To Prevent Trafficking Of Girls, Fathers In Rural Homes To Be...

By Roli Srivastava Mumbai: Fathers in rural India are the target of a new campaign to stop traffickers ensnaring young girls into the sex...
Higher Incidents Of Rape In India Linked To Lack Of Toilets, Shows Study

Higher Incidents Of Rape In India Linked To Lack Of Toilets,...

Washington: Women in India who use open defecation are prone to sexual violence and infrastructure improvements can provide them with some level of protection,...
Rural Women Increasingly Accessing Government Hospitals, Shows Study

Rural Women Increasingly Accessing Government Hospitals, Shows Study

By Devanik Saha/IndiaSpend There was a 24 per cent rise in rural women accessing public healthcare between 2004 and 2014, according to a new report...
Rural India Getting Less To Eat Than 40 Years Ago, Finds Study

Rural India Getting Less To Eat Than 40 Years Ago, Finds...

By Pavitra Mohan New Delhi: It's been 70 years since India got Independence, but still, 70 per cent of its population live in the villages,...
Extra Kilos Among Rural Poor Weighing India Down

Extra Kilos Among Rural Poor Weighing India Down

Obesity and overweight recorded an 8.6-fold increase in India's rural areas over 14 years, compared to a 1.7-fold increase in urban areas over 20...
How Google’s Digital Education Is Transforming Rural Women’s Lives

How Google’s Digital Education Is Transforming Rural Women’s Lives

Twenty-five-year-old Kamlesh Kumari, a resident of Sirmathura village in Dholpur district of Rajasthan, is engrossed in a tab, searching for child healthcare tips while...
Partnership Model Changes The Face Of Public Health Care In Arunachal

Partnership Model Changes The Face Of Public Health Care In Arunachal

Public-Private Partnership between the government and local NGOs in Arunachal Pradesh has changed the face of reproductive health in the region.