Women suffer more health-related misery than men

Source: TOI What is the news? Recent findings of World Health Statistics report of 2021, indicating gender inequality in terms of quality of life of women as compared to men. Key findings Gender inequality mars the quality of life as women age, in much of the world. Hostile social norms undo women’s bodily advantage –… Continue reading Women suffer more health-related misery than men

Problem of menstrual waste disposal in India – Explained, pointwise

Source: DowntoEarth1, DowntoEarth2 Syllabus: GS1 – Women issues, GS2 – Health Relevance: How menstrual waste contributes to India’s solid waste problem? and steps that can be taken to solve this issue. Introduction Sanitary waste disposal has become an increasing problem in India. As per the Menstrual Hygiene Alliance of India (MHAI), India has 12.3 billion… Continue reading Problem of menstrual waste disposal in India – Explained, pointwise

NASA’s Artemis to put first woman on Moon

NASA has planned to send first woman to moon in 2024 in its ambitious plan named Artemis. NASA’s new manned mission to the moon will be named as Artemis.The Artemis program began when US President had signed Space Policy Directive in 2017 directing NASA to send astronauts to the moon. ARTEMIS stands for Acceleration, Reconnection,… Continue reading NASA’s Artemis to put first woman on Moon