New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of a "New India" - which promises housing, electricity, healthcare and education for all - cannot be realised unless the issue of sexual violence against children is addressed, President Ram Nath Kovind said...
Chennai: Till a few months ago, 30-year-old Shaheera Begum who is orthopedically challenged used to pack chicken at her father’s shop in Andhra Pradesh. However, a three-month training by Naturals, a popular salon group, turned her life around. Ms...
New Delhi: A ruling by the Supreme Court that criminalises sex with underage brides could prevent thousands of girls being trafficked and sold on the pretext of marriage, campaigners said on Thursday. Speaking a day after the landmark ruling, they...
NEW DELHI/SAO PAULO: Five years after the fatal gang rape of a student on a bus in New Delhi, the capital was on Monday paired with Brazil's Sao Paulo as the world's worst megacities for sexual violence against women in...
New Delhi: The "customers" of the sex trade must be targeted and their demand choked if the country is serious about ending the commercial sexual exploitation of children, experts said on Friday. Thousands of children largely from poor rural families are lured...
New Delhi: - A ruling by the Supreme Court against husbands who have sex with their child brides will protect millions of girls and may propel efforts to make marital rape a crime, according to campaigners. The Supreme Court on Wednesday...
India has the highest Tuberculosis burden in the world. Of the 10 million TB cases reported worldwide, over 2 million are from India. Maximum drug-resistant TB patients are also found in India. The government aims to eliminate tuberculosis by 2025, ahead of the...
When it comes to talking about family planning, India is still a shy bride hiding behind her ghoonghat, a veil that is made up of the reluctance to talk about sex and the fear of “corrupting” non-existent morals. Ironically,...
Mumbai: Indian women over the age of 45 and travelling in groups of four will be able to go for the Islamic Haj pilgrimage without a male guardian next year, if the government adopts proposed reforms. Women meeting these criteria...
London:  India has the highest number of moderately and severely underweight children and adolescents in the world, according to a study which also found that the number of obese under-19s globally has risen tenfold in the past four decades. The...

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