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By Age 22, 50% Of Women Stay Home Or Are Married: New Study

By Age 22, 50% Of Women Stay Home Or Are Married: New Study

Students walk in a street in Sanjeeva Reddy Nagar, Hyderabad’s IT skills training hub. Not only were fewer women training themselves for the labour market, far more women were married…

9 Of Every 10 Living Near Raigarh’s Coal Mines Report Illnesses: Study

9 Of Every 10 Living Near Raigarh’s Coal Mines Report Illnesses: Study

A villager looks at the changing landscape due to coal mines at Kosampalli-Sarasmal panchayat in Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh. Air, water, soil and sediment samples indicated high levels of 12 toxic…

732 Million Indians Have No Access To A Proper Toilet, At Risk Of Diseases: New Report

732 Million Indians Have No Access To A Proper Toilet, At Risk Of Diseases: New Report

“When I got pregnant, it was hard to walk to the field to defecate as the path was not safe. My mother-in-law used to accompany me because I needed help…

Why North India’s Air Won’t Get Clean

Why North India’s Air Won’t Get Clean

Vehicles ply in reduced visibility–due to smog–in New Delhi on November 13, 2017. SO2 emitted from coal-fired power plants is a major pollutant contributing to air pollution, and with increasing…

Non-Communicable Diseases Rise In India, Poor States Still Grapple With Infectious Diseases

Non-Communicable Diseases Rise In India, Poor States Still Grapple With Infectious Diseases

Students from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences conduct a community education programme in a Delhi slum. The Indian health system faces a dual risk: Non-communicable diseases such as…

Five Years Since Nirbhaya, Rape Survivors Still Don’t Get Justice Or Support

Five Years Since Nirbhaya, Rape Survivors Still Don’t Get Justice Or Support

Students protest the rising violence against women following the gangrape and death of Nirbhaya, in December 2012. Despite legal reforms that followed, women and girls who survive rape and other…

Demonetisation, A Year On: Goa’s Economy Remains Cash-Based As Tourist Season Begins

Demonetisation, A Year On: Goa’s Economy Remains Cash-Based As Tourist Season Begins

Things are quiet at this seaside restaurant in Anjuna, a popular stretch of beach in North Goa, at the start of the tourist season in October. A few tourists sit…