The popular caricature of Punjabis is of a robust, relatively rich people made that way by hearty eating and energetic living. The reality today: Wasting (low weight-for-height) among children has increased from 9.2% in 2005 to 15.6% in 2015, and one in four ... Sify, 1 month ago
[India], Mar.9 (ANI): CARE India recently organized a national consultation, 'Be Bold for Change: Reducing Gender Based Violence for Empowerment of Women' here which witnessed the participation of many significant stakeholders. The consultation called for ...Sify, 3 weeks ago
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