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Women sugarcane cutters from Kothi village in Maharashtra’s Beed district talk about struggling with menstrual health. All Photos by Purnima Sah

Why Women Sugarcane Cutters Of Maharashtra Seek Needless Hysterectomies

Kaij taluka (Beed district): Sugarcane cutting is relentless, backbreaking work, say the migrant women workers of Kothi village in Kaij taluka of Maharashtra’s Beed district. You …

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A group of ASHAs discuss the case study of a pregnant woman who was assaulted by her husband. They are at a training programme on the prevention of domestic violence conducted by SWAT, a non-profit SWATI. Photo credit: Swagata Yadavar

Health Workers Can Be Critical In The Campaign Against Domestic Violence

Patan, Gujarat: “A pregnant woman has been hit in the stomach by her husband; she is bleeding. There are also marks of assault on her legs …

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Madhinaben, a domestic violence survivor, with her children in their rented home. The counselling and support she found at the Mahila Sahayata Kendra gave her the courage to walk out on a violent marriage and become self-reliant. Photo credit: Swagata Yadavar

Gujarat’s Rural Hospitals Become Support Centres For Domestic Violence Survivors

Patan, Gujarat: The excitement is palpable at the gathering of around 30 women, old and young, seated in a circle at the sub-district hospital in Patan …

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