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26 JANUARY 2021
Women
GENDER PARITY
Shifting the norms

NFHS data on nutrition and gender parity show worsening trends in recent years, making it increasingly evident that unless the norms that underpin discrimination are addressed, the risk of regressing can never be overcome.

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Domestic violence rising during pandemic

Victims of domestic violence find themselves trapped at home with their abusers, and the government is pre-occupied with its response to the pandemic. Social workers continue to assist victims, but their jobs are harder too in the present circumstances.

Gender Violence Women
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
The curse of Kala-azar

Left to fend for themselves while their men are away looking for work elsewhere, poor women find themselves trapped between the quackery of the limited medical attention they can access and the social binds of their families. Puja Awasthi reports.

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