Pomegranates and oranges are known for their taste as well as incredible health advantages. Here’s how the fruit peels and medicinal flower assists take your hair care regimen to smoothen frizzy hair, strengthen roots, prevent the risk of dandruff or crust formations and deep conditioning. Pomegranate Peel: Rich with antioxidants strengthen the hair follicles Orange [...]
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Aloe vera is a popular medicinal plant that is used in the cosmetic, pharmaceutical and food industries. Aloe Vera is an amazing go-to natural ingredient for skin remedies. It removes dead skin cells and facilitates the rebuilding of fresh and new cells. The soothing, cooling properties of aloe vera help in freshening up all [...]
I believe that transgender people..are living out real, authentic lives. Those lives should be celebrated, not questioned” – Gloria Steinem After men and women, it’s important to address the rights of third gender namely, the transgenders. Indian Supreme Court has acknowledged transgender people as the third gender by amendment of Indian constitution, and it has [...]
One of the most high-profile organizations embroiled in the gender and harassment conflicts with its employees in the recent past has been Google. When such big and successful organizations are not spared, one can imagine the situation in unorganized sectors and low paying places. https://www.ndtv.com/…/google-workers-walk-out-to-protest-w… While Google came up with new website for reporting workplace [...]
I came across Sanam’s band song “Roop tera masatana “ during one of the runway sessions.., I remember listening it number of times, and then few other songs from this band. Sanam , Rock band which specializes mainly in renditions of old classic Indian Bollywood songs is what my impression was until I read about [...]
My first visit to Taj Mahal in 2011 left me awestruck and I was mesmerized by the beauty of the monument. However, it seems to have caught an evil’s eye offlate. The Taj Mahal, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, is falling victim to chronic pollution, according to an Indian government report. Its [...]
Time to laud the efforts of another real life hero Mr. Arunachalam Muruganantham and the reel & real life couple Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna. Mr. Arunachalam has revolutionized the lives of countless woman who were not able to afford sanitary pads and thereby had to compromise on hygiene. This work by Mr. Arunachalam was [...]
Sanitory pads are disposable and must be discarded after one use. Menstrual Health Alliance India states that 45% of the menstrual waste primarily sanitary napkins, is disposed of as routine waste along with another household garbage. 13% of menstrual waste is thrown in open spaces such as rivers, wells, lakes and by the roadside, followed [...]
In my earlier post, I had indicated that I will review information about the reach of menstrual hygiene methods amongst the women in rural India. According to survey reports, the usage of sanitary napkins among Indian women is 48.5% in rural areas, 77.5%in urban and 57.6 % overall. There has been an increase in the [...]
One of the early stories told by my mom was that when Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati were young, it was the men that would get their periods and bleed from their armpits. One day when Shiva had to go on a war, he couldn’t. Parvati being the eternal best wife that she is, told [...]