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22 minutes | Jan 2, 2021
Episode 4: Hashtag Bulletin 2: Women eating last at home, New Anaemia treatment &History of Women's healthcare movement in India
New empirical evidence shows that women who eat last in Indian homes suffer worse mental health issues and this also affects their autonomy >> Is Intravenous iron sucrose effective in treating severe anaemia in pregnant women when compared to oral iron pills? New research finds IV iron sucrose reduces chronic anaemia and is cost effective>>Women’s healthcare movement in India began way back in 1885. But it took 65 years for like-minded professionals to come together to establish The Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India. (FOGSI) , for the sole cause of women’s health and education. How far has it succeeded in this mission? Dr. Usha Saraiya, in the latest issue of JOGI, THE OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF The Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India, takes us through the pioneering efforts of women and men who bore the mantle of women’s health in India
41 minutes | Nov 19, 2020
Episode 3 : MOTHERHOOD PENALTY: Here's Why Women Are Actually Leaving STEM Careers
Today India finds itself at the top in the world when producing female graduates in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) but ranks 19th in employing them. Nearly 43% of young Indians who graduate in science in STEM disciplines are women. Of these just 3 % of women enrol for Ph.D. in science and 6 % opt for a Ph.D. in Engineering and Technology. Today women constitute 14% of India’s 2.8 lakh scientists, engineers, bio sciences, employed with various research development institutions. Check out my latest episode!
10 minutes | Nov 5, 2020
Episode 2: Hashtag Bulletin 1: Women waistlines, Kitchen fire myths & data sonification
Hashtag Bulletin 1: Women waistlines, Kitchen fire myths & data sonification A new study explores how Improvements in Economic Conditions of Indian women has Led to Decline in under-nutrition but it has also led to Increase in Overweight among Adolescents and Women. Lancet journal recently claimed that Fire-related deaths among women in India are highly underestimated. Now Hear Her Fears: triple IT Delhi researcher has used sounds or sonification to represent data to sensitize policymakers on the issue of rising Crime against women in India. From the Hashtag-Tribe Studios I am Shyno, with your Hashtag Women research summary for Thursday, November 5th, 2020. PLEASE SUPPORT US on https://www.patreon.com/hashtagwomen References: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)30060-X/fulltext http://www.ijias.issr-journals.org/abstract.php?article=IJIAS-16-073-04 https://archive.indiaspend.com/special-reports/indian-women-most-prone-to-death-by-fire-61951 Music: Waves Of Indigo by Daniel Birch: https://freemusicarchive.org/genre/Electronic Starlight by Chad Crouch The Zeppelin by Blue Dot Sessions https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Blue_Dot_Sessions The Envelope by Blue Dot Sessions Plate Synthesis by Blue Dot Sessions Just Below the Surface by Blue Dot Sessions Collecting Samples by Blue Dot Sessions Gambrel by Blue Dot Sessions Data Sonification https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXgzNuheYY8&feature=youtube
19 minutes | Oct 13, 2020
Episode 1: Women entrepreneurs in India: What is holding them back?
Three weeks back, Fortune magazine celebrated adding a 39th woman CEO Jane Fraser , to the ranks of the Fortune 500. Jane also became the first woman in US history to lead a major US bank 39 out of 500; That’s Just 7.8 percent. Isn’t something wrong with that picture! Women constitute 50 percent of the world’s population? Those 39 women CEOs --- are among a handful of fortunate who made it to the top. According to the World Economic Forum, it will take us 108 years to close the overall gender gap and 202 years to bring parity in the workplace. Closer home in India, just 29 companies listed on the Fortune-India 500 list have women leaders with executive powers. India is known globally for its IT muscle. We also rank second among world’s top 20 countries with the highest number of female tech CEOs, according to UK based RS report. That may sound impressive . But even with 1,500 women CEOs heading tech companies in India, they just head a dismal 5 %, companies considering there are roughly 30,000-odd, tech firms in our country. There are approximately 432 million working-age women in India, of which 343 million are not paid for formal work. The women labour force participation rate is among the lowest in the world at 25%. Jordan, Iraq and Iran are the countries behind us. So even if women here got voting rights before the United States of America. What is holding our women back? PLEASE SUPPORT US on https://www.patreon.com/hashtagwomen REFERENCES https://www.businessinsider.in/business/news/india-ranks-second-in-the-worlds-top-20-countries-with-highest-number-of-female-tech-ceos-even-at-a-dismal-5/articleshow/74503794.cms https://www.fortuneindia.com/people/fortune-india-500-why-are-there-so-few-women-leaders/103961 https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Pranab_Barman2/publication/344211713_Women_Education_and_Empowerment_in_India/links/5f5c438292851c07895fdd4b/Women-Education-and-Empowerment-in-India.pdf#page=112 https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Pranab_Barman2/publication/344211713_Women_Education_and_Empowerment_in_India/links/5f5c438292851c07895fdd4b/Women-Education-and-Empowerment-in-India.pdf#page=112 https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Surender_Mor2/publication/343636537_Entrepreneurial_Intentions_Case_of_Indian_Women_Microentrepreneurs/links/5f4e3511458515a88ba84195/Entrepreneurial-Intentions-Case-of-Indian-Women-Microentrepreneurs.pdf WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_GGGR_2020.pdf ILO REPORT https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/---dgreports/---dcomm/---publ/documents/publication/wcms_650553.pdf RS report : https://uk.rs-online.com/web/generalDisplay.html?id=did-you-know/countries-female-tech-ceos GOOGLE BAIN REPORT https://www.bain.com/contentassets/dd3604b612d84aa48a0b120f0b589532/report_powering_the_economy_with_her_-_women_entrepreneurship_in-india.pdf https://www.fortuneindia.com/people/fortune-india-500-why-are-there-so-few-women-leaders/103961 MUSIC https://www.zapsplat.com Somber SCP-x7x (6th Floor) by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/6737-scp-x7x-6th-floor- License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ SCP-x5x (Outer Thoughts) by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/6735-scp-x5x-outer-thoughts- License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Sweet Ukulele by Rafael Krux Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/5948-sweet-ukulele License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ CREDIT Dreamy Interlude by Alexander Nakarada Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6669-dreamy-interlude License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
3 minutes | Oct 1, 2020
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