We are one of the biggest and fastest growing economies, however there is data prove that if female employment rates were equal to male employment rates, that alone will make India richer by 27 percent. The actual participation of women in both the formal and informal economies has actually shrunk from 36 percent to 24
Self-taught designer, Anjul Bhandari, has had a long-standing love affair with art and Chikankari. After years of designing clothes out of passion, she launched her label in 2010 with the aim to not only give Awadhi craftsmen an unparalleled platform to keep their skill alive but also to empower the women of rural Lucknow.
Ladies, please take note. Researchers have stressed that new mothers are more likely to suffer from post-natal depression and anxiety during COVID-19 pandemic. The study, published in the journal Frontiers in Global Women’s Health, revealed that the number of pregnant and postpartum women suffering from the condition have increased during the health crisis. “The social
Even as actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide continues to grab headlines, and mental illness has suddenly become important enough to be debated in almost every second television debate (for a few days at least) including by those who hold no authority on the subject, author Tazmeen Amna says that the angst and the anger behind
Although there is low prevalence of SARS Cov-2 virus in asymptomatic pregnant women, researchers now suggest universal testing of pregnant women as part of a multi-pronged approach to reduce transmission of the novel coronavirus in hospitals and clinics. “Although our results indicate a low prevalence of SARS Cov-2 in an asymptomatic pregnant population, we believe
On the successful completion of a pilot project in Karnataka’s Ramanagara district where women self-help groups (SHGs) have acquired a new skill set to assess property tax, a minister on Saturday said here that the project can be extended all over the state in the near future. “After discussing with the Rural Development and Panchayat
Actress Tillotama Shome strongly feels that household chores shouldn’t be done just by women. “My husband returned after 6 months. He walked home, with me on urgent calls. He cooked for me, cleaned for me, so I could work non stop. Beyond putting clothes in a washing machine, men please help, if you are not.
Women use more diverse modes of travel and generate lower greenhouse gas than men, despite men being more than twice as likely to travel by bike, say researchers. For the findings, published in the Journal of Transport & Health, the research team studied the transport patterns of almost 50,000 people between 2002 and 2014 based
Actress Anushka Sharma says it is of utmost importance to her to be recognised for her skills. “I have had an incredible journey, started off very well in the industry and got appreciated for the work I did. I stood out as an actor and it is of prime importance to me that I’m known
Actress Alaya F follows a never-give-up attitude in life. On Tuesday, she shared how she keeps practicing things until she doesn’t learn them perfectly. Taking to Instagram, Alaya posted a video that shows her struggling with yoga poses. “This is NOT a tutorial!! it’s just 3 minutes of me struggling I’ve never really done yoga