[Society] Combating malnutrition.

2021-04-13T02:49:34+05:30By |Categories: Society|

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India faces a huge burden of malnutrition rooted in its social, economic, and cultural asymmetries and challenges. According to the National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-4 conducted in 2014-15, for children under five years of age, 38.4 per cent were stunted (height-for-age), 21 per cent were wasted (weight-for-height), 7.5 per cent were severely [...]

[Society] Addressing causes behind child marriage

2021-04-12T11:29:46+05:30By |Categories: Society|

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The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) paints even a more dismal picture of the future of girls in their childhood worldwide. Roughly, 10 million additional child marriages may occur in the next 10 years because of the adverse impact of Covid-19. […]

[Society] India’s gender deficit

2021-04-07T03:38:04+05:30By |Categories: Society|

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Gender discrimination pervades India’s socio-economic pyramid. At its upper reaches, we encounter anecdotes of single women entrepreneurs finding it difficult to get bank loans. According to the report, India has closed 62.5 per cent of its gender gap till date. The country had ranked 140th among countries in the Global Gender Gap Index 2021 […]

[Society] Mental Health and Economic Recovery

2021-03-31T17:44:18+05:30By |Categories: Society|

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Most armies of the world follow a version of the British Defence Doctrine that lays down Ten Principles of War, the first of which is “Selection and Maintenance of Aim”. If the national aim is to achieve quick economic recovery, then we need to remember that the second of [...]

[Society] Women of history who shaped the world.

2021-03-25T14:51:53+05:30By |Categories: Society|

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For Women’s History Month, it is important to highlight the contributions of women across society. It is also important to remember women throughout history and understand that while many history texts would have us remember them simply as wives and mothers, women of the past were rulers, [...]

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