June 2015

Kashimiri Girls Face All Odds for an Education

 
/ June 30, 2015

30th June 2015 | Karewa Manloo Village, Shopian District, Jammu and Kashmir | Musheer Ul Haq Students at the Government Girls’ Upgraded School in Shopian...

Poor condition on roads stand in the way of healthcare

 
/ June 29, 2015

Poor condition of road keeps ambulance service from reaching pregnant women in Bihar. Women are forced to give birth at home in the absence of...

End this Cruel Cycle of Corruption Today

 
/ June 25, 2015

25th June, 2015 | Sikkat Village Council, Katihar, Bihar | Reena Devi “What is the point of having a District Magistrate and Collector, when they...

Widows in Bihar Seek Financial Stability

 
/ June 25, 2015

25th June, 2015 | Dharaut village, Makhdumpur Block, Bihar | Asha Urmila Devi, is a septuagenarian who lost her husband about four years ago. With...

Lack of proper abortion facilities force women to run from pillar...

 
/ June 22, 2015

Women seeking abortions in a remote village in India are turned away from the state-run health facilities due to a lack of infrastructure and are...

Why women opt out of institutional deliveries

 
/ June 19, 2015

The Indian’s government’s scheme to bring down maternal and neonatal focuses on encouraging women to deliver at state-run health facilities–Providing cash incentives and free healthcare...

The Nurse Asked Me for 500 Rupees to Cut My Umbilical...

 
/ June 19, 2015

A pregnant woman in Bihar was charged Rs 500 for cutting of the umbilical cord and also had to pay for painkillers she needed before...

One Village. Three Women. A state-run health facility that never opens

 
/ June 16, 2015

Do pregnant women in remote villages of India receive healthcare services they are entitled to under the Indian government’s schemes to bring down maternal deaths...