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Research looking at social circles of married women in UP’s Jaunpur found most #women to be isolated--on an avg, wo… https://t.co/6O1eaZaDeGIn UP’s Jaunpur district, researchers who were studying social networks stumbled on evidence of the control a mothe… https://t.co/2tG9B6Oeb6A woman living with her mother-in-law is 50% less likely to visit a family planning clinic & 12.5% less likely to u… https://t.co/qkEMARXJjn
12/14
2019
Telangana, with India’s highest rate of C-section births, launched India’s first midwifery course to train a new ca… https://t.co/BtfsS7D6lJIndore has claimed the honour of being the cleanest Indian city for 3 yrs in a row to 2019. How has the Indore achi… https://t.co/9IsaeyN2oaHow is a dist in central Kerala helping children of migrant workers stay in school and receive a good education? Re… https://t.co/RvKE4vSoR2Read how an org is helping children & their mothers in Shrirampur, Maharashtra to improve health & nutrition by usi… https://t.co/eRlI2licdpRead the best of India Governance Report 2019--a selection of 5 stories that illustrate how India is tackling probl… https://t.co/zYUREEmMz7Have a good governance story that deserves to be featured? Tell us about it at: respond@indiaspend.orgTelangana, with India’s highest rate of C-section births, launched India’s first midwifery course to train a new ca… https://t.co/SuYhxyFKuAWith India being the 5th most vulnerable in the world to climate change, the country’s #airpollution is both a… https://t.co/BnWy95tW6F70% gases that cause air pollution also have a greenhouse effect. #Airpollution has also been linked to changing… https://t.co/SZ9uYqHCB8While exposure to even low levels is deemed mortally hazardous, India has some of the world’s most toxic air & is h… https://t.co/YFXAh4V4YXEven brief exposure to air pollution has been linked to premature death among the elderly by a study done by resear… https://t.co/ANbUV3zpjkIndia’s env min @PrakashJavdekar told Parliament Dec.5 that #airpollution doesn’t shorten lifespan. Studies publish… https://t.co/OrXQmPyJ81Indore has claimed the honour of being the cleanest Indian city for 3 yrs in a row to 2019. How has the Indore achi… https://t.co/aNnTvKQ6sfHow is a dist in central Kerala helping children of migrant workers stay in school & receive a good education? Read… https://t.co/VIApCqXhfURead how an org is helping children & their mothers in Shrirampur, Maharashtra to improve health & nutrition by usi… https://t.co/UG21W5ffiwRead the best of India Governance Report 2019--a selection of 5 stories that illustrate how India is tackling probl… https://t.co/xVBwTucEVE
12/13
2019
India ranks among the nine countries with the worst living & working conditions for sanitation workers; the others… https://t.co/zCldigv3jfEven toilets that are linked to a sewerage system need manual cleaning in the latter stages. “We don’t need to cre… https://t.co/LF5zO5Yw0PGovt efforts to rehabilitate manual scavengers and offer a better life for their families are hobbled by the lack o… https://t.co/wt5BMQScD6You can access the #CitizenshipAmendmentBill2019 here: https://t.co/JOK5hR0cxlActivists fear #CAB, with an India-wide NRC asking people to prove citizenship, could cause displacement equalling… https://t.co/H279OQoBnL"Religion-wise data is not maintained centrally," a reply to the Lok Sabha on June 24, 2018, said, in the context o… https://t.co/9BFMZZOXk54,044 applications seeking Indian citizenship from >70 countries were under process at various levels: reply to Lok… https://t.co/VV2N7bUquTSince 2016, 2,447 ‘legal migrants’ of 6 minority communities from Pak, Bangladesh & Afghanistan have been granted I… https://t.co/6nXAK0lT0fThe process to be counted in the NRC in Assam was tedious, especially for the poor who found it difficult to produc… https://t.co/HMoY5Tn855If approved by the President, the bill would affect Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC), which excluded 1.9… https://t.co/hQ1UeaJhzc#CAB is criticised for going against the Indian Constitution by defining citizenship based on religion. CAB reduced… https://t.co/HLASG82UhrOne can be an Indian if they are born here, have Indian parents, or through naturalisation if they have lived in In… https://t.co/RdgcMQD1GBLok Sabha & Rajya Sabha have passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), 2019. It makes it easier for pre-2014,… https://t.co/LurfyqQis4The demand for manual scavenging is likely to go up with the construction of millions of new toilets under the Swac… https://t.co/psnkcOUDyYIndia ranks among the nine countries with the worst living and working conditions for sanitation workers; the other… https://t.co/MAUKVuFImhThere's a lot in India that does actually work. Who. What. Where. How. Read our India Governance Report here. In-de… https://t.co/iJPVfqeaSpEven toilets that are linked to a sewerage system need manual cleaning in the latter stages. “We don’t need to crea… https://t.co/kMpfa9CAbNGovt efforts to rehabilitate manual scavengers & offer a better life for their families are hobbled by the lack of… https://t.co/3IiPMV6a0AThe demand for manual scavenging is likely to go up with the construction of millions of new toilets under the Swac… https://t.co/UxJpyRD0IE
12/12
2019
In the face of threats like mining, construction, encroachment and waste disposal in the #Aravallis, community effo… https://t.co/qlr0jccqXJFurther acidification of the oceans will threaten the survival of coral reefs as well as the fisheries industry. Th… https://t.co/cXLOXd7X3VThe study comes as @COP25CL, where representatives from countries across the world are debating #climateaction, to… https://t.co/pGbeMHLyPuThe study found that 50% of the ocean acidification is linked to carbon #emissions from the 88 largest carbon produ… https://t.co/cty94RU3US4 companies from China make it to the list, 20 from the US, 9 from the UK & 5 from Canada. Oceans absorb ⅓rd of the… https://t.co/fWUtZTzNcDThree Indian companies--Coal India, Oil & Gas Corp and Singareni Collieries Company--are among 88 companies most re… https://t.co/oli6ReAbXyA campaign in rural Udaipur battled desertification by laying down strict rules for community use of common lands.… https://t.co/2zWWt089Xl17 yrs ago, the people of Karech village in Udaipur noticed a decline in local tree cover & pasturelands. Concerned… https://t.co/jW1Jg6G0gXIn the face of threats like mining, construction, encroachment and waste disposal in the Aravallis, community effor… https://t.co/WH1AARnpkOA campaign in rural Udaipur battled desertification by laying down strict rules for community use of common lands.… https://t.co/dXs88rIR9F17 yrs ago, the people of Karech village in Udaipur noticed a decline in local tree cover and pasturelands. Concern… https://t.co/DchPujgy3HYou can access the report here: https://t.co/V3vyBNWUrWThe fund for reproductive & child health will be utilised mainly for expansion of new set of vaccines--pneumococcal… https://t.co/tXPqvvkNzbVaccines can reduce catastrophic health costs--crossing a certain threshold of household expenditure--by 84% for me… https://t.co/w3ITSJXOiNMeasles caused 3% of under-five deaths in India. Other leading causes were neonatal problems (53%), pneumonia (15%)… https://t.co/4QLXjZwIWsVaccine hesitancy--reluctance or refusal to vaccinate despite the availability of vaccines--is among the top 10 glo… https://t.co/TtaBaoCr87Unidentified or unaddressed immunity gaps in older children & adults led to sustained transmission, as did international travelLarge sustained outbreaks in a few countries with weak immunization systems accounted for most reported measles cas… https://t.co/l9oag6ntlAOnly 118 (61%) countries achieved up to or more than 90% MCV1 coverage in 2018, an increase from 86 (45%) in 2000,… https://t.co/ENp59SfKSrSecond, global annual measles incidence would be lowered to fewer than 5 per 1 mn people. And third, measles deaths… https://t.co/BEdMpKnGZKIn 2010, World Health Assembly set three milestones for 2015. The first: each country would increase coverage of th… https://t.co/mpDzmSSMprIn 18 yrs to 2018, estimated MCV1 or measles-containing vaccine coverage increased globally by 14pp to 86%. Global… https://t.co/j06LjCHaYkThe latest region to be affected is Asia Pacific, where measles is being reported even in places such as Australia,… https://t.co/rRc39BKAZjPoor vaccination coverage & large pockets of unvaccinated children have resulted in devastating measles outbreaks--… https://t.co/of7A02AuweAlthough measles deaths globally have reduced significantly since the 1960s, the World Health Organization has warn… https://t.co/MVd5taqqEHThe report comes as a measles outbreak in the Pacific island of Samoa caused nearly the entire country to shut down… https://t.co/9ZlXA3jWoV2.3 mn infants in India were not vaccinated for measles--the 2nd most in the world after Nigeria (2.4 mn): Dec 6, 2… https://t.co/h8sYKqePDkIn the face of threats like #mining, construction, #encroachment and waste disposal in the #Aravallis, community ef… https://t.co/6vq5PhJMCKSubscribe to India Governance Report: https://t.co/7qzsIYghC4A campaign in rural Udaipur battled desertification by laying down strict rules for community use of common lands.… https://t.co/eEDzqXwfj817 yrs ago, the people of Karech village in Udaipur noticed a decline in local tree cover and pasturelands. Concern… https://t.co/7Jmp1mzKby
12/11
2019
35.7% of 10-19 year-olds in Bihar have vitamin D deficiency, 28% are anaemic & 21.9% are vitamin A deficient.… https://t.co/uLXRY6hZCeNutrition gardens in school backyards in Bihar are turning students into organic farmers even as they learn the imp… https://t.co/1hCtRqz9c214-yr-old Amita Kumari wants to be a “strong” police officer when she grows up. She started eating more vegetables… https://t.co/9AfjrKfnOqVitamin and mineral deficiencies cost India’s GDP more than Rs 73,000 crore ($12 billion) annually. In Bihar, where… https://t.co/cOUfUrQ34OAt 42%, Bihar has the highest percentage of children under 5 who are stunted. To tackle malnutrition and to get chi… https://t.co/XEUqlYHjx835.7% of 10-19 year-olds in Bihar have vitamin D deficiency, 28% are anaemic and 21.9% are vitamin A deficient.… https://t.co/kIIlm0xiT1Have a good governance story that deserves to be featured? Tell us about it at: respond@indiaspend.orgNutrition gardens in school backyards in Bihar are turning students into organic farmers even as they learn the imp… https://t.co/ZOro0HpuhL24% police personnel in India work more than 16 hours a day on average; 44% work more than 12 hours, the Status of… https://t.co/dR1pi2xmVOThe Indian state has routinely practiced torture as an institutional method of control in Kashmir, according to a r… https://t.co/S0ZlXojBed100 people were reported to have died in police custody in 2017, as per National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data.… https://t.co/BVhWitgqx9Today is #HumanRightsDay. Data put out by the National Human Rights Commission in its latest report for 2016-17 sho… https://t.co/pDEU3OAF9c14-yr-old Amita Kumari wants to be a “strong” police officer when she grows up. She started eating more vegetables… https://t.co/54Sq8OXYNGVitamin and mineral deficiencies cost India’s GDP more than Rs 73,000 crore ($12 billion) annually. In Bihar, where… https://t.co/4ATEaUgzPcAt 42%, Bihar has the highest percentage of children under 5 who are stunted. To tackle malnutrition and to get chi… https://t.co/tfpc9AK1Sk
12/10
2019
Sumit’s Ganga Walk--aimed at highlighting air & water pollution along the 2,400-km long river--continues as he foll… https://t.co/bDnsbSmIad
Retweeted by IndiaSpend90% of people said Aadhaar keeps their data safe while 8% worry about its misuse: State of Aadhaar Report 2019 https://t.co/dEjhwlWaijIndia’s 253m adolescents face a lack of friendly health services, clean & safe separate toilets for girls in govt s… https://t.co/7ha1K8yyboAadhaar prevents others from accessing their benefits, 61% of those surveyed for a new report said, 80% of benefici… https://t.co/IQe8YJ60HZEarly pregnancies lead to eclampsia (seizures during pregnancy), low birth weight, neonatal death and congenital ma… https://t.co/nrmjAqZEkzOf all the homeless (478) and third gender (459) surveyed for a new report, of those that had Aadhaar, it was the f… https://t.co/zVyJnD4F4pSocial audits in 85 villages of R’sthan, J’khand found gaps in adolescent-friendly healthcare. Investing in adolesc… https://t.co/Y1SyOFJvmK80 of 85 villages audited in J’khand, R’sthan had no proactive awareness campaigns on child marriage, early pregnan… https://t.co/5v22jkcENZ73% of school-age children asked to provide Aadhaar for school enrolment in violation of the Supreme Court’s 2018 o… https://t.co/2h7aaYsUm5In 2015-16, 38% women (20-24 yrs) in Jharkhand & 36% in Rajasthan were married before age 18. Yet, 80 of 85 village… https://t.co/XoJfq2Az1J103mn people (8% of Indians) do not have Aadhaar, as per State of Aadhaar Report 2019. Of these, 75mn (73%) are chi… https://t.co/TOTb3ThxwKAdolescents comprise 22.2% of Jharkhand's popn, 22.9% of Rajasthan’s. Yet, only 7 of 85 villages audited in J’khand… https://t.co/OnOVyNjWAE23% Indian girls who dropped out of school listed menstruation as the main reason. 37 of 85 villages audited in Jha… https://t.co/PSbJY1PTmGAn estimated 1.2 bn people, or more than 90% of India’s population, have Aadhaar, according to the largest survey o… https://t.co/kadUXmmMQ290% of people said #Aadhaar keeps their data safe while 8% worry about its misuse: State of Aadhaar Report 2019 https://t.co/dEjhwlWaijIndia’s 253mn adolescents face a lack of friendly health services, clean & safe separate toilets for girls in govt… https://t.co/vNvRaUJG2C
12/9
2019

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