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OVER 100 CHILDREN DIE IN ODISHA DISTRICT, MALNUTRITION SAY VILLAGERS

BASUDEV MAHAPATRA

MALKANGIRI, Odisha: “Following vomiting and symptoms that made my 3-year-old daughter, Julie, feel uneasy, we took her to the district headquarter hospital in Malkangiri. We never knew that it was her final departure from th ..

INEQUALITY (II): "IT WILL TAKE 170 YEARS FOR WOMEN TO BE PAID AS MEN ARE"

BAHER KAMAL

ROME (IPS): While just eight individuals, all of them men, own the same wealth as 3.6 billion people — half of world’s total population — it will take 170 years for women to be paid the same as men, warns a new m ..

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DO WOMEN IN METROS NEED KNIVES?

AMITABH SRIVASTAVA

The Delhi Metro might maintain that the decision to allow women to carry knives up to four inches in length had nothing to do with self-defence or the Bengaluru incident bu, the timing of the announcement has sparked off a debate.

CONSISTENT DE-FEMINISATION MOVES RURAL ECONOMY INTO UNORGANISED ABYSS

GAURAV BHATTACHARYA

The rural economy has seen a transition from being a strong agricultural workforce provider to a massively overburdened unorganised labour force. Unfair labour market practices with structural wage inequalities has pushed several small scale agric ..

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WOMEN AND CHILDREN HARD HIT BY DEMONETISATION

BHARAT DOGRA

NEW DELHI: Most women in India have very little social security but whatever little they had has been affected very adversely by demonetization. Women have a habit of saving a little whenever they can and quietly putting aside thi ..

FAMILY PLANNING IS CERTAINLY NOT 'WOMEN'S BUSINESS'

TARU BAHL

NEW DELHI: Talking about family planning has never been easy. Political parties have for too long shied away from the subject, not wanting to earn the ire of their vote banks. The hangover of the ‘nasbandi’ days contin ..

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