A high number of hysterectomies have been reported in Beed. How is the labour market responsible for this surgical phenomenon?
Nationwide stunting of the production of sanitary napkins will affect the hygienic conditions of these women, making them vulnerable to various diseases and menstrual infections.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a very big issue in itself and needs to be solved as early as possible; but in India, that is not possible if we are not ready to finally acknowledge the flaws in our existing social system.
Investment on and monitoring of health care facilities as well as funding the manual and agrarian base of the country should have been the initiative of the government on which the economy of the country is dependent to a larger extent.
I have the privilege of wondering when college will resume, when cafes will open, when Amazon will deliver again, and when travel will be allowed again.
Quarantine measures could mean an increase in physical and verbal violence for those who’ve somehow found themselves in abusive situations
This is not and should not be social distancing to its full extent and we should probably stop calling it that. Keep the distancing physical, but let the social solidarity thrive.
The government needs to use social media and television platforms as it has done today in the grips of COVID 19. We need to prepare our population to conserve water on the same war footing to resist water crisis.
If female participation showed a negative trend in times of poor yet evolving health capacities, then what would the condition of female workforce participation be, after India survived the menace of Covid-19?
The Coronavirus pandemic among other things, such as the lack of empathy for all, in an individualist capitalist society like ours, brought to surface many other prejudices about how we conceptualise health.