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Sterilization horror shows Indian mothers risk lives for Rs600
Wed, Nov 12 2014. 10 14 AM

Sterilization horror shows Indian mothers risk lives for Rs600

Of the 83 women sterilized in Chhattisgarh on 8 November, 11 have died and 68 are hospitalized
Regulating sex work: a necessary change?
Fri, Nov 07 2014. 12 06 AM

Regulating sex work: a necessary change?

Changes are necessary to free sex workers from the grip of middlemen in the profession, say activists
No dignity of labour widens skill gap
Thu, Nov 06 2014. 07 10 PM

No dignity of labour widens skill gap

Acute talent crunch and insufficient support from the govt and corporate sector makes future of India’s educated youth bleak
All educated and nowhere to go
Wed, Nov 05 2014. 10 23 AM

All educated and nowhere to go

India faces a critical problem of millions of educated youngsters who are deemed unfit for employment
Wed for their wombs, polio wives show India fails its weakest
Wed, Nov 05 2014. 10 02 AM

Wed for their wombs, polio wives show India fails its weakest

In rural India, where marriage is often a business transaction involving dowries, young women with disabilities are married off into the poorest families
Surrogacy industry thrives in India amid regulatory gaps
Mon, Nov 03 2014. 08 47 PM

Surrogacy industry thrives in India amid regulatory gaps

The draft Bill on assisted reproductive technology is pending since 2010 and is expected to be taken up in the winter session of Parliament
A wish to do more to fight Ebola meets reality
Wed, Oct 29 2014. 12 54 AM

A wish to do more to fight Ebola meets reality

Health workers in Liberia find they have to ration care, operating under constraints they often find frustrating
June quarter sees a surge in hiring
Mon, Oct 27 2014. 01 38 AM

June quarter sees a surge in hiring

Employers who had deferred hiring because of uncertainty over outcome of Lok Sabha elections gained confidence to expand their workforce with Narendra Modi’s govt taking charge in May
EU to scale up Ebola response
Fri, Oct 24 2014. 12 32 PM

EU to scale up Ebola response

Part of the solution is to provide EU level care and medical evacuation flights to international medics, say EU diplomats
Global tuberculosis cases up by half a million: WHO
Thu, Oct 23 2014. 12 53 AM

Global tuberculosis cases up by half a million: WHO

MDR-TB, epidemics of TB and HIV, and under-funding of research are major challenges in the fight against TB
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