Yearly Archives: 2018


Open defecation- A threat to women’s safety, health, and dignity

A threat to life and safety while going out for open defecation, reduction in food and water intake practices to minimize the need to exit the home to use toilets, in addition to the humiliation of relieving oneself in the open, fear of being harassed, experiencing violence and the psychosocial stress.   Two young girls [...]

By | May 30th, 2018|Press|0 Comments

It’s time we focus on women’s access to better sanitation facilities

In 2014, the rape and murder of two minor girls in the small village of Badaun, U.P., shook the nation. Apart from the shocking state of women’s safety in India, this tragedy also highlighted an issue that millions of other women in the country are facing – lack of proper sanitation and access to toilets. [...]

By | March 15th, 2018|Press|0 Comments

Gender parity takes centre stage at AIPC discourse

(UNI) Expressing concern over gender parity indicators and grave challenges faced by women on health, safety, sanitation and employability, the All India Professionals Congress(AIPC) on Tuesday convened a discourse here titled 'Women First' at its flagship edition Straight Talk. Vice-President, AIPC (South Delhi) Dr Soumitro Chakraborty said, "The talk series intends to discuss social, political [...]

By | March 15th, 2018|Press|0 Comments