Tag Archives: girl child

‘Selfie with Daughter’ Goes Viral on Twitter, Thanks to Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hit upon an idea that evoked instant reaction on Twitter to take a selfie with duaghter and putting it on Twitter. In his usual rhetoric, the PM urged people to join the ‘Selfie With Daughter’ initiative on Twitter to combat against plummeting sex ratios in northern states of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. As part ...

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Indian Medical body to open 1,700 clinics to educate adolescents

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) said 1,700 adolescent clinics in the country will be opened this year to educate the adolescents on lifestyle and on reproductive and mental health. Currently, two lakh children die of diarrhoea and three lakh due to pneumonia every year, which is not acceptable to the medical profession, IMA secretary general K.K. Aggrawal said on Saturday. ...

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For Rohtak girls, harassment, stalking is everyday ordeal in highly patriarchal Haryana

Two brave-heart sisters who took on their tormentors in a moving bus as they were being molested and assaulted made it to national, and even international, headlines from Haryana’s Rohtak town. But in the same place, there were two other teenaged girls who, unable to bear their harassment, ended their lives just over three months back. Both incidents and some ...

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Priyanka Chopra, Freida Pinto join campaign for girls’

Story telling is one of the most important mediums to evoke a sense of responsibility towards the society. Keeping this thought in mind, Girl Rising, a global campaign for girls’ education, is set to engage kids through films. The intiative made its entry in India here Saturday. The campaign encompasses storytelling to spread awareness of things girls can achieve if ...

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