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Centre launches initiative to address malnutrition, improve sex ratio

Sep 17, 2014

Centre launches initiative to address malnutrition, improve sex ratio

The ministry has launched a multi-sectoral nutrition programme aimed at prevention and reduction of malnutrition and reduction in levels of anaemia among children and women #Sex Ratio #NewsTracker #Women #Malnutrition #children #Girl child #Maneka Gandhi #Modi government #Women and Child Development Ministry
PM launches portal for citizens to contribute in governance

Jul 26, 2014

PM launches portal for citizens to contribute in governance

The prime minister said in the past 60 days, the experience of his government was that there were many people who wanted to contribute towards nation-building and devote their time and energy, an official statement said. #Narendra Modi #Technology #NewsTracker #National Informatics Centre #Clean India #Skill development #Girl Child Education #Clean Ganga
Haryanas crisis Bridegrooms all decked up, but no one to marry

Jul 20, 2014

Haryanas crisis Bridegrooms all decked up, but no one to marry

The state with the dubious distinction of the worst sex ratio in the country is now facing a crisis finding matches for its `gabru jawans (boys of marriageable age), who have no choice but to look for brides outside the state. #Sex Ratio #India #ConnectTheDots #Caste #Haryana #Women #Female feoticide #Girl child #Jats #Brides #Bridegrooms
Money isn't enough: Jaitley's budget reveals the real problem with women safety in India

Jul 14, 2014

Money isn't enough: Jaitley's budget reveals the real problem with women safety in India

Just how optimistic can one be about govt's plans on women safety? A close look at the budget proposals offer little reason for optimism. #Arun Jaitley #Dowry #saving scheme #Girl child #Women empowerment #Budget 2014
Health minister outlines plan to end child, maternal deaths by 2035

Jun 26, 2014

Health minister outlines plan to end child, maternal deaths by 2035

For ending child and maternal deaths by 2035, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has outlined six key actions to accelerate achieving this goal. #India #NewsTracker #Health #USAid #Washington #Child mortality #Harsh Vardhan #Union Health Minister #maternal mortality #Six-point plan #Girl Child Education #Acting on the Call

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Health minister outlines plan to end child, maternal deaths by 2035

Sep 18, 2014

The 18th century sex change: Historic documents tell eye-watering story of surgery on young boy hidden in a girl's body

A study published in this month's Sexualities journal documents the tale of 18th century surgeon Thomas Brand's sex change surgery which resulted in a child being brought to him as a girl leaving as a boy...
Health minister outlines plan to end child, maternal deaths by 2035

Sep 18, 2014

Police: New Braunfels man touched young girl inappropriately

A 68-year-old New Braunfels man has been arrested after police there said he inappropriately touched a young girl. Daniel Gutierrez was arrested Sept. 17 after New Braunfels police investigators said he "repeatedly touched" the girl on June 22. Gutie...
Health minister outlines plan to end child, maternal deaths by 2035

Sep 18, 2014

Couple allegedly used kidnapped Amish girls for child porn

Frances Burns SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept. 18 (UPI) -- A couple accused of kidnapping two Amish sisters from their family's roadside stand in New York State used them for child pornography, federal prosecutors said...