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  • Stunt the Growth of Malnourishment

    Stunt the Growth of Malnourishment

    India has witnessed high political commitment towards improving the nutritional status of its population but it sadly holds almost a third of the world’s burden for stunting, according to the Global Nutrition Report 2018. Malnutrition, in the recent pa... Read More

  • Teacher’s day: The time has come for educators to be gender sensitive now

    Teacher’s day: The time has come for educators to be gender sensitive now

    What posters do you put up in class? Who are the role models you refer to when teaching your students? Make sure your students don’t grow up with biases What does it mean to be a gender sensitive teacher? Read this to find out if you as a teacher, responsible for the holistic development of hundreds of children during the course of your career, need to change: ... Read More

  • National TB workshop calls for knowledge-sharing on best practices

    National TB workshop calls for knowledge-sharing on best practices

    The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and CARE India?s National Workshop on TB in Delhi focused on strengthening existing partnerships, involving more partners from private sector and civil society and an outcome-based roadmap to reduce TB burden in India CARE India?s study report highlights improved treatment outcomes through counselling of patients, capacity... Read More

  • Schools should provide equal opportunity to both genders from the beginning (January 24 is National Girl Child Day)

    Schools should provide equal opportunity to both genders from the beginning (January 24 is National Girl Child Day)

    Differences between genders can be improved if educational institutes like schools provide equal opportunities to children, experts say. "Gender equality in schools is not only about equal numbers of girls and boys in classrooms, it is also about equal opportunities and avenues available to both resulting in equal participation and achievements," said Renu Golwalka... Read More

  • Women and girls in the face of disasters

    Women and girls in the face of disasters

    Research across sectors in humanitarian work has demonstrated that disasters do not have the same impact on women, men, boys and girls of different age groups. The impact varies for marginalized sections of our communities who have already been facing the wrath of caste, religion, and ethnicity based discrimination during non-disaster times. There are different needs... Read More

  • Vulnerable lot, here and everywhere

    Vulnerable lot, here and everywhere

    Sexual and other forms of abuse of women and girls have been rampant across the globe, especially when there is a disaster setting. Society needs to do more Everyday, millions of cases related to domestic violence goes unheard, unnoticed and unreported. Most of them take place behind closed doors. Domestic violence is a social evil in both develop... Read More

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