Aug 20th, 2017
Under the Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin (SBM-G), rural Uttarakhand and rural Haryana have declared themselves as the 4th and 5th Open Defecation Free (ODF) States of India. The two joined the league of Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh and Kerala, which were the first three states to be declared ODF. Nationally, the sanitation coverage has increased from 42% to over 64% in just ...
Mar 6th, 2017
The aim of skill development, particularly in case of women, is not merely to prepare them for jobs, but also to improve the performance of women workers by enhancing the quality of work in which they are engaged. It is argues that the empowerment practice has to go beyond its focus on women to gender. A focus on gender would imply as emphasis on advocacy rather on si...
By Ramesh Kumar Raja
Dec 23rd, 2016
Breast cancer is today the leading cause of cancerrelated deaths in Indian women. Cancer specialists say not only is breast cancer incidence increasing in the country, but cases of more aggressive cancers that are difficult to treat are also on the rise. According to estimates of World Health Organization (WHO), roughly 144,937 women in India were detected with breas...