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Number Of Child Brides Rise In Urban India, Decline In Rural:...

By Vipul Vivek / IndiaSpend.org Underage marriages, especially of girls, are rising in urban India and declining in rural India, according to a new analysis...

TV Show Tackles Gender Issues In India, Becomes One Of The...

New Delhi: A TV show that is shattering social taboos - from domestic violence and acid attacks to menstruation and child marriage - has...

Here’s What’s Keeping Educated Indian Women Away From Work

Mumbai: Lack of safe workplaces in India and the danger of reaching them by public transport is keeping more educated women out of the...

Child Brides On The Rise In India’s Urban Areas, Shows Report

New Delhi: An increasing number of underage girls are being married off in India's towns and cities, a study has revealed, challenging long-held assumptions...

Pace Of Rural Road Building Slows Down, Under 50% Of Targeted...

By Vipul Vivek/ IndiaSpend.org On May 22, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) tweeted it had ratcheted the pace of rural road construction under the Pradhan...

Wrong Number Led Acid Attack Survivor To Mr Right

Lalita Benbansi from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh was 21 when her cousin threw acid on her over a grudge he held. Her face got...

Government Is Now Training Women Panchayat Leaders. Here’s Why

New Delhi: In a bid to develop the villages, the government on Monday launched a training programme for women panchayat leaders. To ensure better...

In 5 Years, Number Of Students In Government Schools Fell By...

By Devanik Saha/ IndiaSpend.org Between 2010-11 and 2015-16, student enrolment in government schools across 20 states fell by 13 million, while private schools acquired 17.5...

Switching To Vegetables, Melons And Papaya Could Help Save Water In...

Rome: India could save water and reduce planet-warming emissions if people added more vegetables and fruits like melon, oranges and papaya to their diet...

Uttar Pradesh Slips To Last Place In Infant And Under-5 Mortality...

IndiaSpend Team India's most populous state has slid past Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to record the country's worst infant and under-five mortality rates, according to...