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.
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
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
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'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
Mentalhood seems like a comprehensive guide for mothers but the strong core could have been enriched by more technical competence.
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
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.
India’s female workforce participation stands at 24%; motherhood, gender inequality in household work to blame
With motherhood, the chances of women remaining in paid employment do go down.
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
More than half of young women in rural India use home-based or unsanitary methods of menstrual protection, according to national health data.
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.
In a Mother's Day Facebook post last year, Sandberg called for greater public and corporate support for single, working mothers.
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.
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
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
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.