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An App To Help Slum Women Deal With Pregnancy Issues

An App To Help Slum Women Deal With Pregnancy Issues

It’s an irony that in this modern age, childbirth in urban slums of India is still dangerous for women. In a bid to ease the process, pregnant women can now seek help via the mMitra app. It’s a free voice calling service that caters to women who seek pregnancy-related help or any other “sensitive, personal issues”(…)

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Are we too much in love with ourselves?

Are we too much in love with ourselves?

Instagram crossed the 600 million active users mark, having added a 100 million in the last six months alone. So that’s twice the population of the United States, using the image-sharing mobile application to click photos of their pets in Christmas jumpers and this really good antioxidant green tea, or that quinoa salad that was(…)

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When a sexist bags a book deal

When a sexist bags a book deal

What you should know about British writer Milo Yiannopoulos is that he is a racist and sexist troll. He has mobilised thousands of netizens into dehumanising and insulting LGBTQ community, people of colour and also women. What you should know is that he now has a bigger platform, a multi-million dollar book deal with Simon(…)

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Madhuri and Jay’s Wedding – First Open Transgender Marriage In Mumbai

Madhuri and Jay’s Wedding – First Open Transgender Marriage In Mumbai

In a first Mumbai witnessed an open transgender marriage at a temple recently. Madhuri Sarode, a transgender woman who has fought for the rights of the LGBT community tied the knot with her long-term (almost two years) boyfriend Jay Kumar Sharma. FIRST OPEN #Transgender #wedding IN MUMBAIhttps://t.co/oy2VEx6oml pic.twitter.com/3iyAOJW9sf — Trisha Chakravorty (@trishac2514) December 30, 2016 The match(…)

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Finance Sector Inclined Towards Men, Says Seema Chaturvedi

Finance Sector Inclined Towards Men, Says Seema Chaturvedi

For Seema Chaturvedi, realising that she could be an entrepreneur was very empowering. Seema, who founded the Accelerator Group,  has over 17 years of experience in capital markets and financial management. She is an investment banker and corporate finance advisor and has worked with JM Financial Services, which is an Indian affiliate of Morgan and(…)

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First Girl In Meerut Village To Complete School Bags Rani Laxmi Bai Award

First Girl In Meerut Village To Complete School Bags Rani Laxmi Bai Award

Progress is when women in villages grow. In a heartening move, a 21-year-old — Zainab Khan — was awarded with the Rani Laxmibai Award by chief minister Akhilesh Yadav at the Lok Bhawan, Lucknow, earlier this week. The young girl has been honoured for becoming the first girl from her village Chandora in Meerut to complete her(…)

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Now, 180 Days Maternity Leave To Working Pregnant Women In Uttarakhand

Now, 180 Days Maternity Leave To Working Pregnant Women In Uttarakhand

In order to increase women’s participation in workplace more than ever, the Uttarakhand high court on Thursday ordered the state government to provide 180 days’ maternity leave to all pregnant women. This new ground breaking decision is intended to raise the safeguard and to acknowledge rights of women, including contractual and ad hoc/tenure or temporary basis(…)

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