Binalakshmi Nepram wins award for helping women facing violence in NE

Binalakshmi Nepram wins award for helping women facing violence in NE

Oxfam’s control arms policy advisor Binalakshmi Nepram Mentschel speaks during a news conference in New Delhi September 20, 2006. REUTERS/B Mathur (INDIA)   LONDON, October 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation): An Indian campaigner supporting women survivors of violence in northeast India was named on Thursday as one of two winners of an annual award recognising female human […]

WHO underestimated spread of polio virus, unlikely world can be polio-free before 2021: Thomas Abraham

WHO underestimated spread of polio virus, unlikely world can be polio-free before 2021: Thomas Abraham

By Saket Suman   New Delhi, September 28 (IANS) Reporting from the frontlines of the war against polio and drawing on detailed interviews with key players, Thomas Abraham has chronicled “the mind-boggling story” of the polio campaign in “Polio: The Odyssey of Eradication”. He has asserted that the World Health Organisation (WHO) underestimated the spread […]

Beating malnutrition; health awareness seeps into interiors of Bengal

Beating malnutrition; health awareness seeps into interiors of Bengal

Purulia, September 25 (IANS) Shruti Roy, a chubby seven-month-old baby of Loharsole village in this West Bengal district bordering Jharkhand, is a far cry from all-too-familiar pictures of malnourished children. And as awareness grows among the shy and conservative pregnant women and lactating mothers of this region, more and more infants now resemble Shruti.   […]

Eat, pray, farm: U.S. churches turn faith lands into food

Eat, pray, farm: U.S. churches turn faith lands into food

Pastors and members representing congregations receiving a share of flour for communion bread harvest wheat at Plainsong Farm & Ministry in Michigan, USA, August 2018. Handout photo by Kristina Hemstreet, courtesy Plainsong Farm & Ministry.   Across the United States, more than 200 faith groups are members of an emerging Christian Food Movement   BALTIMORE, […]

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