THE NEWS IN PROPORTION
06 JULY 2020
Women
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.

Women's Health BIHAR Women
WOMEN ON WHEELS
The gender gap in pedalling

More and more people are considering cycling as an option for their daily commutes to work. Women's participation in this change, however, is still low, and a lot of barriers need to be overcome, writes Sathya Sankaran.

Cities Culture Women

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