India

Singh: The perils of 5-6 money lending

Many assume that this is the reason that Philippines continues to be in rampant poverty, while Indian nationals rise in socioeconomic status.

by · Sunday, 15 September 2019 · India, Philippines

Pope Francis to visit poor of Mozambique, Madagascar, Mauritius

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis flies out on Wednesday for a week-long tour visiting three Indian Ocean African countries hard hit by poverty, conflict …

by · Monday, 2 September 2019 · India, Thailand

What does Independence mean for common Indian

Radha, a mother of a three-year-old, who sells balloons says, “To me independence means freedom from poverty. My child cries for the things which …

by · Saturday, 17 August 2019 · India, Thailand

Indian Hybrid Organization Fighting against Unequal Access to Primary Healthcare

Doctor shortage, poor infrastructure, long wait times (especially for women), high diagnostic costs and extensive travel for treatment…all of these results in avoidable deaths and high mortality rate in rural India. According to the Lancet (2015), more…

by · Wednesday, 5 October 2016 · India

Basic income paid to the poor can transform lives

Contrary to what sceptics predicted the basic incomes model created more economic activity and workThe idea of providing low-income people with money to reduce poverty and insecurity was, until recently, regarded with scepticism in development circles….

by · Thursday, 18 December 2014 · India

How can India end this tide of violence against women? | KumKum Dasgupta

Despite rising levels of education, gender awareness and stringent pro-women laws, change has been slow and violence against women is increasing The rape of a young woman by a taxi driver in Delhi has again left the city and the country traumatised, an…

by · Wednesday, 10 December 2014 · India, Oman

India’s sterilisation camps must give way to proper family planning | Shree Venkatram

A target-driven mindset and a disregard for female life mean the country’s birth control drive has been tainted by tragedy Continue reading…

by · Saturday, 22 November 2014 · India

Snakebites, diarrhoea and violence: why India’s women need toilets | Seren Boyd

In India’s Sheohar district, in Bihar state, women are keen to talk about the safety that comes with having a toilet at home Continue reading…

by · Wednesday, 19 November 2014 · India