For families with several children or living in poverty, child marriage becomes a simple solution to help bring some solution to their desperate economic situation. This just means one less mouth to feed and one less person to educate.
An agent of change is someone who sees an issue in their community, large or small, and does something to take action for substantial change. Given the emotional quotient, ability to see into the future and think from various angles, women can be wonderful agents of change and should be encouraged to play more prominent roles in society.
Community health is one of the most important aspects to be covered by the government. It is that part of public health that focuses on the study, protection, and health improvement within the community. It concentrates on the entire geographical area rather than smaller specific aspects such as age, profession, etc.
A fair price is a reasonable price acceptable to both the buyer and the seller, often one that reflects the current market value.
CoronaVirus 2019 (COVID-19), an illness caused by a novel coronavirus, was first identified in China in 2019. It took the world by storm leading to a worldwide pandemic, affecting thousands of people by infecting their respiratory organs.
Official statistics place the number of domestic workers employed in India as 4.75 million (of which 3 million are women), but this is considered a severe underestimation and the true number to be between 20 million to 80 million workers! Women count for over 70% of domestic workers. They take care of cleaning and household maintenance, or cooking, laundry and ironing, or care for children and elderly dependents and other household errands.
As a core member of any family, women should be exposed to nutrition education and invited to participate in health programmes that include diet quality and body mass index.
Puppets are an aspect of our history and everyday lives. From Marionettes to the Muppets, we see them on television, on videos or in live performances. In their different forms, they appeal to both old and young alike, represent different customs and traditions and are valuable educational tools.
It is true that financial independence makes a woman confident and empowered. Financially empowered women are the weapon against societal evils.