While moving to a different city because of work is still accepted, moving out to live independently in the same city is a ticket to becoming the black sheep of the family.
According to a government statement, “The Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 is for expanding access of women to safe and legal abortion services on therapeutic, eugenic, humanitarian or social grounds.
In January this year, the Union Cabinet passed the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill 2020, making abortion a possibility till the 24th week of pregnancy. Beyond 24 weeks, permission from a medical board will be required.
This cocktail of stress, anxiety, and fear combined with social isolation has had a significant emotional impact on women.
Be it the popular English ones or the Indian stories in various languages - wicked witches, terrifying queens, evil stepmothers, etc., have always been a part of them. But why does the face of evil usually belong to a woman?
While there is no immediate relief from these underlying problems, working mothers can do a few things to maintain their footing. And these books can help them with a few tricks up their sleeve.
India’s flag-bearer of para-sports, Deepa Malik, is a woman extraordinaire. Today, she’s the President of the Paralympic Committee of India but her journey till here has been no less than a roller-coaster ride.
Given the political situation in the country at the moment and fake news doing the rounds on social media and TV channels, journalists are struggling to connect with the audience. However, D’Souza managed to create a space of her own and reach out to people via social media platforms.
Discussing women’s reproductive health in the open is considered almost impolite in India. However, the use of social media in recent years has encouraged women to talk openly.
Renowned for her extensive knowledge of the Indian political spectrum and business, she is credited with breaking some of the most high-profile stories in the country like - the Office for Profit story that led to Sonia Gandhi’s resignation in 2006, the CWG scam of 2010-11, the Aircel-Maxis deal in 2006, and more.
She was inspired to find potential cures to viruses after learning about the 1918 flu pandemic and the number of people that die every year in the US despite the availability of vaccinations and drugs.
Feminism, one of the most misused and misapprehended words, is nothing but uplifting women so that equality prevails in society. These books can give you a more thorough and detailed idea of feminism.
The horrible Hathras gangrape case has left a scar on India, not just as another instance of gender-based violence but one of structural oppression based on caste.
Girls, especially from lower-income households are likely to be kept at home for unpaid work, married off, or be pushed into doing domestic chores so that returning to school in the future (once schools open up) will not be an option for them.