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Step Up – From Home to Institutional Delivery

Step Up – From Home to Institutional Delivery

  Reported By : Christie Maria James, Officer – Gender Mainstreaming Allahabad: As per the estimates, around 47,000 pregnant women or new mothers die each year in India. Lack of access to institutional deliveries is one of the prime reason which contributes to such a...
Women and Leadership

Women and Leadership

Written By: Ms.Sreya Mazumdar, Sr. Manager Programmes   The statistics tell their own story. Only 5% of working women in India make it to senior leadership positions in the corporate sector, says a research carried out following the Companies Act 2013 that mandated...
Involved Fatherhood

Involved Fatherhood

Written By: Sohini Bhattacharjee, Officer Communications     The other day, me and my roommate were talking about fathers and their roles in child care in our lives. As the discussion went on, we were equally in agreement that an explicit show of affection by men was...
Things We Do Not Speak

Things We Do Not Speak

Written By: Ms. Sohini Bhattacharjee, Officer Communications       After a decade long friendship that was nurtured over the years, Ranjana (name changed) became my closest confidante. Having known her closely, it came naturally to me to hear the things she didn’t...
Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana – The Need to Bridge Information Gap

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana – The Need to Bridge Information Gap

    Written By: Ms.Sohini Bhattacharjee, Officer Communications   Shoma Bhuriyan is the mainstay of Mona Cottage, a Paying Guest for Girls in Chittaranjan Park, New Delhi. From deftly handling the household chores to ensuring that absolute conduct and discipline is...
Child Marriages in India

Child Marriages in India

Written By: SukanyaChatterjee, Assistant Manager – Eastern Region     Child marriage is a world-wide phenomenon transcending regional and cultural boundaries. While the practice can be found across South Asia, Mexico, Brazil and many countries in Africa, India...
Development and CSR

Development and CSR

Written By: K.O Mathai, Manager, West Zone     IGSSS and Suzlon Foundation formed a partnership in 2008 and started the livelihood focused programmatic implementation for the most marginalised communities in Waghodiya block of the Baroda district in Gujarat. The...
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