About 7,000 people share one public toilet in Delhi

Only one out of four toilet seats are reserved for women in India. Delhi has one public toilet seat per 4,373 males and 10,039 females, revealed a report by Praja Foundation. Out of 2,985 public toilets built by the various municipal corporations of Delhi, 2,055 are for males and 777 are for females. In contrast, […]

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Cybercrime against women continues to rise

As the world gets increasingly digitized, cybercrime against women continues to be on the rise. New Delhi: Cybercrime against women has seen an exponential increase in the past few years. In 2015, the National Commission for Women (NCW) received only 223 complaints of cybercrime. By the end of November 2020, this figure stood at 647, […]

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Unsafe abortions kill more women

Reports suggest that abortions carried out by medically untrained persons or outside of health facilities are a leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality in India. Indore: Unsafe abortion is the third-largest cause of maternal mortality in India, contributing to eight percent maternal deaths annually. Around 78 percent abortions in India are done outside of […]

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Govt’s Suvidha pads – cheaper, out of stock

Central government’s decision to nearly give away sanitary pads at Re. 1 is a radical revision, but only if they are available at the Jan Aushadhi Stores. By Jagriti Parakh Right after the central government slashed the price by 60 per cent of the biodegradable sanitary pads, branded Suvidha, nearly 60 per cent Jan Aushadhi […]

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Upsurge in Breast Cancer Cases in India

Urban women are more prone to breast cancer when compared to rural, it’s high time to spread awareness, says experts. According to a recent study conducted by National Cancer Institute, it was found that ‘Working women’ are more likely to become victims of Breast cancer. Their latest research states that, “Some people who have been […]

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Gender Gap in Bengaluru’s Employment Ratio

Number of female applicants is less than male applicants at the Employment Exchange in Bengaluru   Bengaluru, Sept. 18, 2018: All the four Employment Exchange offices in Bengaluru have much higher number of male applicants as compared to female. According to the data from the Directorate of Employment and Training in Bangalore, the total number […]

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