A Father’s Day story of redemption

This is a beautiful story of redemption, a story of one father’s change affecting a whole community. When one of our partners met Parvani*, she was unloved and neglected by her parents, particularly her father, Konhaiya*. He firmly believed that women were lesser than men and were only good for cooking and cleaning. Parvani wasn’t […]

Nutrition & gender bias pose deadly risk for mothers and babies

Nutrition More than half of all Indian women, including pregnant and nursing mothers, are anemic. In fact, 59% of pregnant women and 63% of nursing mothers suffer from anemia, increasing their risk of miscarriage, infant anemia, and low birth weight. Anemia is not the only health problem stemming from the poor health and nutrition of […]