31 Things That Can Save Dying Indian Mothers

  A 12-point checklist created for airline pilots to check human errors during flying inspired a similar list for Indian health workers, leading, in a test, to a drastic fall in the number of mothers who die during childbirth. The new health checklist, which includes simple procedures, such as washing hands and holding a baby … Continued

India’s 240 Million Child Brides, A Third Of Globe

A  recent United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)report said 720 million women around the world, alive today, were married before 18 years compared to 156 million men. One-third of these are in India – about 240 million. The report focussed on child marriages and women affected by the practice.  (The UNICEF report has done a two-fold … Continued