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Empowering Women With Choices In Family Planning

From April this year, injectable contraceptives will be available in district hospitals across India. At the recently held International Conference on Family Planning in Bali,...
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India’s Newborns And Their Mothers Need This

The year 2016 holds special significance for children in India since this is the first year of the new development framework- Sustainable Development Goals....

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...
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I Am 19, HIV Positive, And Refuse To Conceal My Name

They told me that two sets of parents of (women) students have removed their children from the hostel because I stay there.

Budget 2017 Disappoints, Maternity Benefit Programme Underfunded

According to the World Health Statistics (2016), nearly 5 women die every hour in India due to pregnancy and delivery related complications. 17 per...

Boys Are Raped Too, Says Woman Who Was Abused At 10

Imagine a 5 year old, innocent, vulnerable girl, totally oblivious of the evil existing in this world, as she happily enters a dark room...
Initiative To Train Underprivileged Women Launched

Teaching Girls That Menstruation Is Not Filthy

I have just finished a running trip through the coastal length of Maharashtra, starting from Sindhudurgh district at the southern tip and coming up...

Time For India To Turn The Spotlight On Adolescent Health

In the list of health priorities, adolescent health lags far behind maternal and child health in India. It’s a dangerous oversight given that India...

Sustainable Development Goals Are Our Dreams Gone Official

It is because we dream of a perfect future is why the present becomes worth the fight. Exactly one year ago in September 2015, all...

I Have Cerebral Palsy. Indian Railways Is Indifferent To My Train Travel

I am 44 and have cerebral palsy. I vividly remember my trip from Chennai to Delhi by train in the early nineties mainly because...

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