M’rashtra’s Beed forces women into hysterectomy
The Beed district of Maharashtra consisting of a majority population of cane cutting women is a place where women are forced to undergo hysterectomy in order to be employed. Menstruation hinders work according to contractors and the women have no bathrooms or toilets to make… Read More
NREGA Wages fall below ‘minimum’
The wages paid under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) scheme has fallen below the 'minimum' wage in 35 states and union territories of the country. In many states the minimum wage rate fixed by the state governments is higher than the NREGA wage… Read More
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CAN MADRASAS START TEACHING MATH, SCIENCE & ENGLISH?
Large numbers of students and teachers associated with madrasas are in favor of having subjects such as science and maths alongside religious texts as part of the school curriculum. Only vested elements are opposed to it. Students will benefit from more employment and career prospects, and feel more integrated with… Read More