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In Mare of Easttown, a plaintive look at women's trauma as caregivers, and their constant quest for adequacy
Entertainment

In Mare of Easttown, a plaintive look at women's trauma as caregivers, and their constant quest for adequacy

With every 'mother-figure' that we encounter in Easttown, we are continuously made aware of the insidious and blatant ways in which patriarchy functions to make every woman feel perpetually inadequate as a caregiver, not just to her own children and family, but to other's as well.

True Mothers review: Naomi Kawase's film explores nuances of motherhood but succumbs to its clichés
Entertainment

True Mothers review: Naomi Kawase's film explores nuances of motherhood but succumbs to its clichés

The film made its Indian premiere at the 26th Kolkata International Film Festival this year, and is Japan's official nominee for the Oscars 2021.

Flu can be life-threatening for pregnant women and result in preterm delivery or miscarriage, study reveals
Health

Flu can be life-threatening for pregnant women and result in preterm delivery or miscarriage, study reveals

In a recent study, published in the journal PNAS on 21st September 2020, it was revealed how influenza A virus infection in pregnant women can cause severe harm to both mothers and the unborn.

For mothers breastfeeding children beyond infancy, how a life of secrecy and castigation blights the experience
Lifestyle

For mothers breastfeeding children beyond infancy, how a life of secrecy and castigation blights the experience

The female body, from the moment it pushes out an offspring, is subdued, and replaced by something inert — a bottle, a pacifier, a silicone toy, a crib, and erased entirely before the passage of a year.

Shakuntala Devi movie review: Vidya Balan looks the part in a problematic but significant bio
Entertainment

Shakuntala Devi movie review: Vidya Balan looks the part in a problematic but significant bio

Shakuntala Devi's writers seem conflicted in their approach to a woman who was not made for domesticity and awkward about homosexuality.

Mentalhood review: Karisma Kapoor, Tillotama Shome shine in ALT Balaji- Zee5 show that's curiously similar to Big Little Lies
Entertainment

Mentalhood review: Karisma Kapoor, Tillotama Shome shine in ALT Balaji- Zee5 show that's curiously similar to Big Little Lies

Mentalhood seems like a comprehensive guide for mothers but the strong core could have been enriched by more technical competence.

Every second child, below the age of five, is affected by a form of malnutrition: UNICEF
science

Every second child, below the age of five, is affected by a form of malnutrition: UNICEF

Indian children are being diagnosed with adult diseases such as hypertension, chronic kidney disease and pre-diabetic.

In Mumbai's Dharavi, an NGO trains parents to tackle malnutrition, increases awareness of best health practices
India

In Mumbai's Dharavi, an NGO trains parents to tackle malnutrition, increases awareness of best health practices

SNEHA, a local NGO, has worked across 10 beats in Dharavi for five years, and its efforts have reduced wasting among children up to three years of age by 23 percent.

62% Indian kids receive all basic vaccinations but country still lags far behind the likes of Bangladesh, Vietnam
India

62% Indian kids receive all basic vaccinations but country still lags far behind the likes of Bangladesh, Vietnam

More Indian babies are receiving all basic vaccinations than a decade ago, a sign of better healthcare. But India still lags behind a host of emerging nations.

Padman aims to deal with menstruation taboo but over 50% young women in rural India use unhygienic methods of protection
India

Padman aims to deal with menstruation taboo but over 50% young women in rural India use unhygienic methods of protection

More than half of young women in rural India use home-based or unsanitary methods of menstrual protection, according to national health data.

Madras High Court judge's absurd extempore on breastfeeding ignores what is best for the mother
India

Madras High Court judge's absurd extempore on breastfeeding ignores what is best for the mother

The American obsession with ‘breast is best’ has firmly come to our shores. However, the emphasis on breastfeeding ignores what may be best for the mother.

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg calls for more family-friendly government policies
News & Analysis

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg calls for more family-friendly government policies

In a Mother's Day Facebook post last year, Sandberg called for greater public and corporate support for single, working mothers.

To Mom, With Love
FWeekend

To Mom, With Love

The story of How I Met My Mother: A #MothersDay Special

The changing shape of love: A story about family, space and  grief
Life

The changing shape of love: A story about family, space and grief

This, I have come to conclude, is an act of love. There is no hint of reproach, indeed only a harping on how we, my brother and I, should be there for our kids. And that little laugh when she first hears our voice.

Planning pregnancy? You might not want to have a baby in winter
Life

Planning pregnancy? You might not want to have a baby in winter

Women who conceive babies in winter are more likely to develop gestational diabetes during pregnancy, increasing a range of risk factors for both the child and mother, researchers have found

Maternity Bill first step towards childcare, next one to be 'more sophisticated': Maneka Gandhi
India

Maternity Bill first step towards childcare, next one to be 'more sophisticated': Maneka Gandhi

Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi, who is facing criticism over the maternity bill and its "failure" to provide any relief to fathers-to-be, on Friday said in future there could be a "more sophisticated" legislation to address these concerns.

Make child sex-determination must: Maneka Gandhi's idea is revolutionary, but it hasn't been thought out
India

Make child sex-determination must: Maneka Gandhi's idea is revolutionary, but it hasn't been thought out

Make child sex determination during pregnancy compulsory, that the gender of the child be registered right from that moment and the birth be tracked, said Union Woman and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi suggested while she was attending the All India Regional Editors Conference in Jaipur on Monday.