MDG3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
Sep 17, 2014 05:26 PM Sericulture has been providing gainful livelihood opportunities to rural women.
Sep 16, 2014 01:10 PM
A seven-member team of Indian women led by the legendary Bachendri Pal is all set for an expedition to Kharta Valley in Tibet also known as the roof of the world.
[Gender Equality] [Indian Girls] [Gender empowerment] [South Asia]
Sep 11, 2014 02:55 PM Some 75 per cent of suicides occur in low- and middle-income countries.
Sep 09, 2014 12:05 PM
Open defecation is a huge challenge for Jharkhand women, as only 7.7 per cent of households in rural areas have toilets, writes Dilnaz Boga.
[Toilets] [Girls] [South Asia] [Sanitation]
Sep 05, 2014 07:52 PM
The Nirbhaya case, has brought about a change in the way the Indian society is tackling violence against women, writes Kamayani Bali Mahabal.
[South Asia] [Sexual harassment India] [Delhi gangrape victim] [Delhi gang rape case]
Sep 05, 2014 03:00 PM
By rotation, floods, droughts and cyclones afflict the east Indian state of Odisha each year leaving millions to pick up the pieces, writes Sarada Lahangir.
[Flood victims] [India]
Sep 03, 2014 01:00 PM
Lack of toilets not only puts women and girls at risk of assaults, but open defecation also leads to spread of infections and diseases. Indian NGO Sulabh International has stepped in to rectify the situation.
[Sanitation] [South Asia] [India] [Health]
Sep 03, 2014 11:15 AM
The new strategy involves carrying out active searches for people with symptoms of the disease in the 54 affected districts of the four states
[Healthcare] [India] [South Asia] [Health sector]
Sep 02, 2014 02:30 PM
The marathon Aao Sath Chale (Come, let us walk together), saw participation of more than 1000 sports loving and spirited people.
[Indian Girls] [Education Policy] [Education For All]
Sep 01, 2014 05:50 PM The minister was speaking at 54th Foundation day of NCERT, a premier academic body.
Sep 01, 2014 11:45 AM
The clinics will be thrown open to all citizens above 65 years of age, signaling an end to the exclusivity of the Central Government Health Services.
[South Asia] [Healthcare] [India]