Crime against women: [India] Courts act tough in 2013

Crime against women: [India] Courts act tough in 2013

DNA – Wednesday, 01 January 2014 (originally published 30 Dec) With voices for checking sexual offences against women getting louder following the December 16, 2012 gangrape, special fast-track courts here came out with some strong decisions in 2013. Widespread outrage sparked by the gangrape case prompted authorities to set up six fast-track courts at the […]

Miner Tuberculosis Creates Village of Widows in Rural India

Miner Tuberculosis Creates Village of Widows in Rural India

Shuriah Niazi – WNN Features Recent increases in deaths from tuberculosis among Saharia tribal miners creates an alarming rise in widows Majhera Village, India: Because of the deaths of so many miners, India’s village of Majhera, in the Shivpuri District inside the State of Madhya Pradesh, is now called the, “village of widows.” One Saharia […]

Maternity Care Improves in Indian Trouble Spots

Maternity Care Improves in Indian Trouble Spots

Swapna Majumdar- WeNews – Tuesday, 28 December, 2010 (originally published 27 Dec) In one of the worst areas of maternal care in the world, a health advocacy is teaching Indian women the three big factors in maternal deaths and how to assert political and community pressure to avoid them. RAJASTHAN, India (WOMENSENEWS)– Payments demanded by […]