How to spend less time sitting
By : Savitha | Category : Health and Wellbeing | Posted On : Apr 26, 2016

Evidence is accumulating for an important new health message: get out of your seat. Even for people who exercise regularly, spending too much time sitting may be a health risk. “Physical activity, or exercise, is a distinct health behaviour,” says Ananya Banerjee, PhD, a registered kinesiologist with the Women’s Cardiovascular…

Women in the World
By : vanitha | Category : Uncategorized | Posted On : Apr 26, 2016

An interesting read from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation website
By : Hema james | Category : Uncategorized | Posted On : Apr 26, 2016  

India Inc takes baby steps for paternity leave
By : Sudha | Category : Policy and Advocacy | Posted On : Apr 22, 2016

NEW DELHI, AUGUST 25:   India Inc is increasingly warming up to the concept of paternity leave, with most corporates extending the duration of such leave to male employees. While consumer goods major Godrej, in April this year, extended its paternity leave policy to 10 working days from seven earlier, IT…

G20 agenda: economic growth will be driven by women worldwide
By : ciiiwn | Category : Policy and Advocacy | Posted On : Jan 18, 2016

When political and economic leaders of the G20 nations gather in Brisbane, they should have women like Shadhia* on their minds. Shadhia has her whole life ahead of her. But she was forced into early marriage after her parents were offered a bride price.