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Jun 15, 2017
AYUSH ministry's no sex, no meat advice for pregnant women is yet another case of body policingTime and again, the government is just attempting to do the most convenient thing when it comes to prenatal care — policing women's bodies. And as if this odd conflation of morality and sexuality isn't enough, it's funny how pregnant women are asked to control lust when marital rape is still legal.
Apr 27, 2017
Mission Indradhanush: Govt identifies 254 districts across 28 states for immunisation programmeThe government has identified 254 districts spread across 28 states to enhance its immunisation coverage under the Mission Indradhanush programme during the ongoing World Immunisation Week.
Aug 12, 2016
Extending maternity leave to 26 weeks is good, but India Inc raises a few concernsWhen a woman employee is availing of maternity leave, her absence is bound to show up in the deliverables during appraisal time
Feb 05, 2016
Zika scare: Andhra to spread awareness about mosquito bites, set up helpdesks at airportsHealth Minister Kamineni Srinivas directed officials to spread awareness about Zika and the menace of the mosquito bites, especially during day time.
Feb 02, 2016
Zika virus: Centre asks pregnant women to defer or cancel travel to affected areasNoting that the public needs to be reassured that there is "no cause for undue concern", the ministry said the Central and state governments will take the necessary steps to deal with the virus.
Jan 23, 2016
Birth defects in Latin America spark Zika virus panicAlarm over thousands of birth defects blamed on the mosquito-borne Zika virus spread Friday, as the United States expanded a travel warning for pregnant women.
Jul 24, 2013
Ireland must widen abortion law, says Justice MinisterIreland's justice minister says his predominantly Catholic country must end what he calls its "great cruelty" to pregnant women by legalising abortion for cases involving rape and fatal fetal abnormalities.
Jun 08, 2013
Not just cost, Food Bill will make us a nation of beggarsIf MNREGA at least has the virtue of making the poor consumers with choice, the Food Security Bill will convert the poor into mere supplicants of the state