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Jan 02, 2019
India can't achieve 8% annual GDP growth without reducing income and gender inequality and improving healthcareIndia is one of the most unequal countries in the world, with the top 10 percent controlling 55 percent of the total wealth against 31 percent in 1980, according to the 2018 World Inequality report.
Sep 12, 2018
Family planning in India: Women brave health risks to opt for sterilisation, as men shrug off responsibilityOne in three married Indian women in the 15-49 age group resorts to sterilisation, often in areas where facilities are scarce and risk to their health high.
Aug 20, 2018
India can double per capita GDP in 30 years if it discards beliefs that perpetuate caste, gender inequalities: StudyIndia’s per capita GDP per annum grew 26 times between 1958 and 2018. “This increase could have been higher if Indians were less rigid in their religious views,” says study
Jul 18, 2018
Women and Child Development Ministry set to move Cabinet in a bit to make child marriages invalidCurrently, child marriages are valid in India, but can be annulled if a case is filed in a district court by either of the two contracting parties within two years of becoming an adult, or through a guardian in case of minors.
Apr 26, 2018
Marathwada Diary: How mass migration, illiteracy and low farm yield feeds into rampant child marriage in rural MaharashtraMigration often forces early marriages in Marathwada. Around 300,000 farmers and labourers leave Beed during the harvest season and migrate to western Maharashtra's Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara districts, or to Karnataka's Belgaum district
Mar 19, 2018
NFHS data shows over one in seven Indian women don't receive antenatal care, highlights need to sensitise men on women's healthcareMore than one in seven Indian women did not receive antenatal care during their last pregnancy according to the latest National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4) data.
Feb 13, 2018
62% Indian kids receive all basic vaccinations but country still lags far behind the likes of Bangladesh, VietnamMore 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.
Feb 06, 2018
Indian babies being born heavier than ever; a sign of improving healthcare, more awareness among mothersIndian babies are being born heavier than ever, a sign of better-educated, richer and more aware mothers and better healthcare.
Jan 25, 2018
NFHS survey puts out shocking revelations: Few know about marital rape; female sterilisation rampant despite existence of condomsWhile 54 percent of rural and urban women are allowed to go to the market, 50 percent go to the health facility, and 48 percent to places outside the village or community.
Jan 24, 2018
India remains #MeToo resistant: Fewer men care about consent and safe sex, shows surveyAs the #MeToo movement against sexual violence gains global momentum, in India—the world’s second-most populous country—positive attitudes about consent and safe sex among men declined by seven percentage points in the decade ending 2016, showed an IndiaSpend analysis of National Family Health Survey, 2015-16 (NFHS-4) and 2005-06 (NFHS-3) data.