Empower women: Begin with separate toilets

May 28, 2014: In 1883, Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu became the first female graduates of India. They excelled as a medicine expert and an educationist respectively; thereby demystifying the myth that women cannot venture out and contribute....
Posted Date: 28-05-2013 | Category Women

RTE is absolutely foolish policy: Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

Panaji, May 27, 2013: Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday called the Right to Education (RTE) Act as Union Minister Kapil Sibal's "absolutely foolish policy". "RTE Act is Kapil Sibal's absolutely foolish policy. There are certain parameters....
Posted Date: 27-05-2013 | Category Goa

Compromising on Hygiene

May 21, 2013: Young girls in rural Uttar Pradesh and Bihar are yet to switch over to the use of sanitary napkins during menstruation whereas in Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh and Odisha, the use of sanitary napkins for better hygiene is really catching up....
Posted Date: 21-05-2013 | Category Bihar

Death in the gutter in Chennai

Chennai, May 13, 2013: The death of two workers in a sewage tank in Chennai revives the call for the eradication of manual scavenging. By R. ILANGOVAN THAT manual scavenging continues to be a national shame became evident once again when two Dalits died....
Posted Date: 13-05-2013 | Category Chennai

Demand for Women's Toilets

Nashik, May 6, 2013: The need to build new public toilet facilities in the city for women will be raised by a corporator during the general body meeting of Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) on Tuesday.....
Posted Date: 06-05-2013 | Category Nagpur

Draft Health Policy of Kerala 2013 Released

Kerala, May 1, 2013: The Kerala government has recently released a draft health policy 2013. Its objective is to position good health as the product of development agenda including water supply, nutrition, sanitation, prevention of ecological degradation....
Posted Date: 01-05-2013 | Category