Articles by Shraddha Ghatge
Jan 23, 2020
Palghar's anganwadi workers struggle to make ends meet after Amrut Aahar Yojana reimbursements continue to be delayedAnganwadi centres, with women as its foot soldiers, are aimed at fighting child malnutrition and ensuring children's overall development
Oct 13, 2019
Few ambulances, overburdened doctors among hurdles tribal women of Maharashtra"s Palghar face in accessing maternity careDistance and access to the nearest health facility has always been a challenge for women in tribal hamlets
Oct 11, 2019
In tribal-dominated Palghar, ASHA workers say they are overburdened and underpaid despite rendering critical healthcare servicesASHA workers are the first port of call for any health related demands of the rural population, especially women and children
Aug 30, 2018
No mechanism for welfare: Aadhaar turns into a burden instead of benefit for 3,000 tribal women in MaharashtraThe seeding of the Aadhaar number to bank accounts and a host of other services is increasingly inconveniencing people.
Dec 01, 2016
Calling Morocco TV channel's make-up tutorial on hiding domestic violence 'an error' is to miss the pointWhy is it that the struggle for equal rights for women is always a journey which takes one step forward but two steps back? Morocco TV channel's make-up tutorial on hiding domestic violence just confirms it.
Sep 26, 2016
Water-starved Marathwada receives excessive rains, farmers worry about crop lossThe incessant rains for the past 10 days have brought relief to the water-stressed Marathwada region which has been suffering from drought for the past four years. Here is why we should worry
Aug 30, 2016
Haji Ali trustees to consult public before moving SC: Why not implement HC order instead, ask activistsThe court has, however, stayed its order for six weeks following a plea by Haji Ali Dargah Trust, which wants to challenge it in the Supreme Court. They should gracefully implement HC order of lifting the ban on women instead, activists tell Firstpost.
Jul 06, 2016
Swathi murder case: Here are the 'lessons' girls should learn from this tragedyWe found this interesting article from a matrimonial website — Chennai Sai Sankara Matrimonials — soaked in overwhelming wisdom on 'lessons we should learn from the tragic episode of Swathi'.
Jun 10, 2016
Why a Rs 1,400-crore Lendi irrigation project in Nanded is hanging fire for 30 yearsThe inter-state Lendi irrigation project between Maharashtra and Telangana has been in a state of limbo for the past 30 years. Here is why
Apr 21, 2016
Marathwada's drought: Some measures that could save the parched region from recurring droughtHere are some of the measures which could have saved the farmers in the perennially parched Marathwada from distress, had they been implemented