How Unpaid Work Keeps India’s Women Poor and Unequal Tish Sanghera March 25, 2019 Like many women in rural India that lack basic amenities, Damsari Ozre, 29, is up at 5 am every morning to collect enough water for bathing and breakfast. It is a task she repeats in the evening, spending 3 hours a d...
Amitabh Bachchan: TB Survivor and Ambassador for a TB-Free India
"Marriage proposals go wrong … and if you are already married then you are almost thrown out of your house.
This can be corrected and the stigma of making you an alien in society can be put to an end through our campaigns if we destroy the myth that women shouldn’t be treated as barriers in society and TB itself can be cured with proper medication,”
“I myself was a sufferer of TB in 2000 which was detected by accident. I then had to go through heavy doses of tablets and medicines. At the cost of sounding immodest,
if TB can happen to me, it can happen to anyone else too,”
The Goal: Elimination of TB in India by 2025.
As per the Global TB report 2017, it is estimated that 28 Lakh incidences of TB in India. India accounts for 25% of the world’s TB cases.