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Electronic waste is a menace all over the world. We keep hoarding new gadgets and don’t know how to safely dispose the old and faulty ones. Unknowingly, toxic elements in the gadgets like lead, mercury and nickel add up to the levels of environmental pollution.
Date09.10.2012 | 14:36
The recently proposed bill by the Government of India to pay wages to housewives as recognition of their household labour has created a furore in the country. Debarati Mukherjee had a chance to speak with prominent social activist Medha Patkar about her views on the proposed bill. Here is an excerpt of the discussion.
Date04.10.2012 | 10:30
Tagsdebarati mukherjee, Forced marriage, government of India, medha patkar, narmada bachao andolan, women, women's rights, womentalkonline
The Woman and Child Development Ministry has come up with a new bill asking husbands to contribute 10-20 percent of their monthly salary to their wives’ bank accounts. Debarati Mukherjee believes, the initiative will only lead to the destruction of the traditional Indian family.
Date21.09.2012 | 13:19
You’ve given up using plastic bags and turned towards solar power to save the Earth. So here are some new green ideas for your wardrobe. Eco-friendly fashion is in. Designer Sarah Jacob explains, “When you make clothes, a lot of chemical processes are involved. When we speak about eco friendly fashion we take care that the fabric is not chemically run over. It can be recycled.”
When you opt for an eco friendly outfit, you actually help save the environment from the usage of pesticides.
Date26.06.2012 | 16:20