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Climate Change Is Amplifying Households’ Food Insecurity, Putting More Pressure on Women’s Mental Health

By Marty Logan Women who always ate last in the household had four times greater chance of having “probable depression,” study finds. Credit: Shutterstock. KATHMANDU, Feb 12 2024 (IPS) – Studies have long shown that some women’s lower status in… Continue Reading →

PHR’s mobile app MediCapt puts cutting edge technology in the service of preventing sexual violence.

The UN estimates that one in three women around the world will suffer sexual violence during their lifetime. Particularly in conflict-affected areas, the vast majority of survivors’ cases never get to court; and those that do often fail due to… Continue Reading →

Bailancho Saad lauds women for seeking inclusivity at Comunidade convention

IN SOLIDARITY WITH WOMEN IN COMMUNIDADES OF GOAOn 16 th January 2024, women representing different walks of life met in Panaji to express solidaritywith the women in the Communidades of Goa for proposing inclusivity of all genders as descendantsat the… Continue Reading →

Bihar: How Muasahar Women Rewriting History With Small But Steady Efforts

Posted On February 2, 2024 Door to acceptance is opening for thousands who have long lived on the fringes of society. Tarique Anwar Patna— Prerna is not a profit-oriented institute. Founded by Padma Shri Sudha Verghese, who has devoted herself… Continue Reading →

Bihar- Spirited ASHA Workers Secure an Encouraging Victory through a Prolonged Strike

August 12th, 2023 marked a historic victory for striking ASHAs (Accredited Social Health Activists) in Bihar with the state government agreeing to increase the monthly payment by Rs. 1,500 per month and providing the payment as ‘honorarium’, instead of ‘reward’… Continue Reading →

Women’s organizations remain at the front line of the crisis response in Myanmar

Date: Wednesday, 6 September 2023 A group of women receives cash assistance for their animal husbandry collective from the CERF programme. Illustration based on a photo by UN Women. In Rakhine State, Myanmar, the productive fields are left unharvested. Normally… Continue Reading →

3,200+ activists and citizens from across India Appeal to President to
visit Manipur and safeguard rights of violated Kuki-Zo women

Request her to ensure accountability of all authorities and restoration of peace and justice in the strife-torn state 23 rd July, 2023: National Alliance of People’s Movements (NAPM), along with over 3,200 +activists, academics, artists, retired bureaucrats and concerned citizens,… Continue Reading →

Uma Devi Khatri: The Forgotten Life Story Of Indian Cinema’s First Comedienne

Sobhika Vasanthan Uma Devi Khatri’s life story unfolds like a plot in Hindi cinema, and is a tale woven with threads of inspiration and tragedy. Despite lending her melodious voice to 45 songs and gracing the screens of nearly 180… Continue Reading →

Jharkhand: School girl dies by suicide after teacher beats up for wearing a ‘bindi’ in Dhanbad

The incident took place in Dhanbad’s Tetulmari area on Monday. Where parents of the deceased girl and locals on Tuesday held a protest against the school management A school girl died by suicide reportedly after being harassed and beaten up… Continue Reading →

WFI Chief ‘Liable To Be Prosecuted And Punished’ For Sexual Harassment, Molestation And Stalking: Delhi Police Chargesheet

Agencies , July 12, 2023 Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president and outgoing BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, who is facing charges of sexual harassment, is “liable to be prosecuted and punished for offences” of stalking and molestation, Delhi… Continue Reading →

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