A Window Into The World Of Women

Covid

‘Back to Work’ Policy to be a significant step in empowering women

167 Women are super humans! They efficiently juggle between raising children, domestic duties, earning bread, and manage to do it all effortlessly. We witness women rising to top offices—take Leela Nair as CHRO of ULE and Geeta Gopinath as Chief Economist of the IMF examples—and also becoming the sarpanch in village panchayats.Although, the potential in …

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Dr. Priya Abraham: Covid-19 Third Wave is Likely to Happen

106 Dr. Priya Abraham, a renowned virologist, is the director of ICMR and is heading the National Institute of Virology (NIV) Pune. Q) Ms. Rakhee Bakshee: Welcome Prof. Priya Abraham, I welcome you to the show. Dr. Priya Abraham: Thank you for having me in your show and I look forward to this interaction. Q) Ms. …

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HWI in conversation with Neha Verma Co-founder and CEO Intelehealth

173 Neha is the Co-founder and CEO of Intelehealth, a telemedicine technology non-profit that delivers health services where there is no doctor. She is an entrepreneur and medical information engineer. She earned an MS in Applied Health Sciences and is pursuing her PhD in Health Informatics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Neha …

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I was feeling numb like a functional robot but my sacred work is not something that can be side-tracked: Dr. Shakuntla, our Corona Warrior

111 Dr. Shakuntla Kumar in conversation with Siddhi Joshi & Jaya Narayan for HER-WORLD “I make money as a doctor, but that is not the purpose of my living. The purpose of my living is to serve mankind, in the noblest way possible,”  says Dr Shakuntla Kumar, head and founder of NuLife Hospital and Maternity …

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COMBATTING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

68 In a deeply patriarchal society like India, where the notion that men and women are equivalent in worth is still appalling to many: it shouldn’t be a surprise that domestic violence is not only prevalent but also dangerously normalized. Domestic violence, although criminalized by law, goes unreported in most cases. To many women, “home” …

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ASHA WORKERS AND COVID-19

71 Along with the disruption of the healthcare ecosystem of India completely, the COVID -19 pandemic has exacerbated the deeply entrenched socio-economic problems of the country. The biomedical pandemic has undoubtedly turned into an endemic- of extreme unemployment, food insecurity and the unending plight of the frontline workers. Talking of frontline healthcare workers, the approx. …

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