Sexual Abuse Plagues Female Workers In Maharashtra’s Sugarcane Fields

Sexual Abuse Plagues Female Workers In Maharashtra’s Sugarcane Fields

Mumbai: Every year after the monsoon, Gouri Bhiwde and her husband joined tens of thousands of workers migrating to the west of Maharashtra state to cut sugarcane. Every year, Bhiwde and other female labourers...
‘Was Unable To Stop Suicidal Thoughts’: 19-Year-Old Recounts Battle With Depression

‘Was Unable To Stop Suicidal Thoughts’: 19-Year-Old Recounts Battle With Depression

Bengaluru: Two months ago, 19-year-old Arjun Gupta, a student of Bangalore Medical College, went public with his experience of depression. He  shared a post on Facebook and then decided to blog on the subject. With no particular...
‘An Equal Start’: Make in Indiavideo

‘An Equal Start’: Make in India

Gender bias, social inequalities, class and caste barriers -- can we free our children from these great divides and give them all an equal start? UNICEF ambassador Priyanka Chopra was in the NDTV studios to...
Floods Raise Risk Of Women, Children Being Sold Into Slavery: Aid Workers

Floods Raise Risk Of Women, Children Being Sold Into Slavery: Aid Workers

New Delhi: Women and children in flood-hit eastern region are at risk of being preyed upon by human traffickers and sold into slavery in middle class homes, restaurants, shops, and even brothels, aid workers...
Meet The Kung Fu Nuns Of Ladakh

Meet The Kung Fu Nuns Of Ladakh

Ladakh: As dawn breaks, the sun edges over the expansive jagged mountains of Ladakh to reveal a world where time appears to have stood still. The chant of monks in a centuries-old Buddhist monastery...
Afghan Refugee Women Turn Plastic Warriors In India

Afghan Refugee Women Turn Plastic Warriors In India

New Delhi:  Farah Naz is used to attracting scathing remarks and disapproving looks from neighbours in her Afghan refugee community as she leaves for work each day. They tell her she is "not a good...
Over 2,500 Indian Children Suffer From Brain Tumour Every Year: Experts

Over 2,500 Indian Children Suffer From Brain Tumour Every Year: Experts

With a surge in the brain related ailments in the world, every year over 2,500 of the Indian children suffer from medulloblastoma, a pediatric malignant primary brain tumour which spreads through the cerebrospinal fluid...
18.3 Million Indians Are ‘Modern Day Slaves’, Says Global Report

18.3 Million Indians Are ‘Modern Day Slaves’, Says Global Report

New Delhi: As many as 18.3 million Indians live in conditions listed as ‘modern slavery’ in 2016, a rise of 4.1 million since 2014, according to a new global report. This means that 5,616...
Refused To Marry, Stayed Hungry: A Fisherman’s Daughter’s Quest To Study

Refused To Marry, Stayed Hungry: A Fisherman’s Daughter’s Quest To Study

Chennai: With a thriving fish market at Kasimedu harbour in Chennai, the morning hours are always abuzz. Women are tough sellers here as they haggle for every penny that can help them feed their...
Health Concerns Cloud Women’s Retirement Plans: Report

Health Concerns Cloud Women’s Retirement Plans: Report

With chronic diseases becoming more prevalent in old age, healthcare in later life has become one of the major concerns among working women.

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