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Women S Health
Opinion  /  Published 03.07.19

Mahua Moitra's important speech

Sir — The maiden speech of the Trinamul Congress parliamentarian, Mahua Moitra, in Parliament last week raised the bar of oratory in Indian politics by quite a few notches. It is rare these days to ...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 07.03.20

China virus fight outcry over female frontline

China's fight against the coronavirus epidemic has triggered anger over the neglect of frontline female workers who have struggled to access menstrual products, battled with ill-fitting equipment and ...
By PTI/AFP in Beijing

Opinion  /  Published 31.01.19

The alarming state of women's health in India

The National Health Profile, 2018 has thrown up some worrying figures about women’s reproductive health, especially in West Bengal. It shows that 71.9 per cent pregnant women in the state do not hav...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 06.12.19

First arrest on period ritual in Nepal

Nepali police have detained the brother-in-law of a woman who died in a menstruation hut, in what is believed to be the first arrest over the outlawed tradition, officials said on Friday.Many communit...
By AFP in Kathmandu

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.19

Indians must take women's health seriously

Unlike many countries in the world, Indian women had shorter life spans than Indian men until the mid-1990s. Because females are generally believed to have greater biological powers of endurance than ...
By Nandita Saikia in

Opinion  /  Published 02.02.19

The undiminished joy of book fairs

Sir — There is a popular Bengali adage that claims that for Bengalis there are baro mashey, tero parbon (thirteen festivals in twelve months). In fact, there is a fourteenth festival that should be ...
By The Telegraph in

Health  /  Published 18.11.19

All about living healthy inside out at Ladies Study Group

The adage ‘health is wealth’ found resonance in an engaging session — Redefining Aesthetics & Nutrition — by Ladies Study Group in association with The Telegraph that was recently hel...
By Hia Datta in

Technology  /  Published 25.08.19

Wearable therapy could help ease period pain

A team led by a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering has developed the world’s thinnest wearable hot water bottle to relieve menstrual pain in ...
By Liz Do in Toronto

Health  /  Published 07.03.20

Addressing eight health issues women face

Women are indeed the foundation of our society. But in their quest to manage more duties and responsibilities, there has been an alarming rise in lifestyle disorders specific to women. According to la...
By Karan Kakkad in

Health  /  Published 12.02.19

Alert on iron overdose risk for women

Millions of women across India may face the risks of consuming excess iron under current government policies on food fortification and nationwide iron tablet supplementation for women of reproductive ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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