Jai Jai Garvi Gujarat?
The recently-released Sample Registration Survey data of 2016 shows that sex ratio at birth has deteriorated in the urban pockets of Gujarat as a &…
Nudge for better policy results, but cautiously
Nudge, as a tool, is often criticised because it rests on the fundamental premise of ‘libertarian paternalism’
'Poor women and children are low priority for this government'
Criticising current government’s policies or lack of them, women demand change and empowerment across all sectors
Haryana's sex ratio success a result of behavioural change or fudged data?
The state's achievement comes at a time the Census’ Sample Registration System survey paints a grim picture for the country
Are we heading towards an India devoid of women?
The reason for adverse sex ratio is not just sex determination through ultrasound, but the pitiable status of women in our society
‘Need to be accompanied biggest reason for girl student drop outs’
New study says 90 per cent of over 3,000 girls in 1,604 households across four states claimed this to be the reason
As told to Parliament (September 22, 2020): 45% of Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao funds not utilised in 2019-20
All that was discussed in the Houses through the day
What is in the Union Budget 2021-22 for children? Not much
The budget continues to deprive pregnant women, lactating mothers and children from vital benefits of schemes and interventions
Too many centuries may not win the match
Finance minister allocated Rs 100 crore to 28 programmes, but far less sum to schemes catering to the masses
Can India be ‘atmanirbhar’ by cutting budget for children
While total allocations to Union budget 2021-22 saw an increase of 14.5%, the share for children declined by 10.8% compared to 2020