Tag: awareness

Poetry’s Role in Raising Awareness about Mental Health

Aristotle (384 BCE-322 BCE) was a philosopher and polymath from Greece. He began our journey into ‘Poetics’, the science of poetry, as what we know today. Poetics and the science of poetry has been the central document in the study of aesthetics and literature for centuries, especially during the Renaissance; and in today’s scholarly circles […]

Beyond Entertainment: The Science Behind Captivating Visuals in Children’s Storytelling

Storytelling has always been the core essence of sparking imagination, and there has never been a more immersive way to experience it than through childhood stories. Remember those cherished moments of bedtime stories? The gentle glow of a bedside lamp, the cosy embrace of a blanket, and the soothing voice weaving tales of wonder—these memories […]

How Social Media Impacts Women’s Mental Health

Social media has become an integral part of our daily lives, influencing the way we communicate, share, and connect with the world. Despite its undeniable advantages, it’s imperative to acknowledge the profound influence it wields over our mental well-being. Within this intricate landscape, the impact of social media on women’s mental health emerges as an issue of escalating concern. The Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) on Social Media & Digital Detox […]

Warm Meals, Brighter Futures

How does providing one square meal affect an entire generation? Turns out that it can go beyond. A study published in Nature magazine found that while there were demonstrated benefits of India’s school mid-day meal program on student attendance, learning and nutrition levels, it was also likely to have carry over benefits to children of mothers who […]

National Month of Nutrition

The NDA Government led by the Honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi initiated September month to be celebrated as National Nutrition Month or Rashtriya Poshan Maah in 2018. The aim is to spread awareness among the people on issues pertaining to malnutrition, anaemia and other health issues. The government bodies under the Honorable Women and Child Development Ministry and the Honorable Ministry of Rural […]

Is Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace Real?

Tania Zarak, a former Netflix Manager, who only had praises to hear about her work from the executives, was fired from her job. The reason; she was pregnant. Once she told her supervisor that she was expecting, his behaviour towards her changed. He eliminated her from the information loop and excluded her from the meetings […]

Empowering Change: Celebrating Women’s Equality Day

In a world that has long been marred by the shadows of gender-based violence and inequality, the significance of Women’s Equality Day cannot be overstated. As a steadfast advocate for the rights and safety of women, our not-for-profit organisation Sakshi takes immense pride in commemorating this day, reflecting on our journey, in the prevention of […]

Young India as the catalysts for social change

Shruti Swaroop, Founder of Embrace Consultancy talks about the potential of Young India in driving growth and effecting social change. Every generation brings a new wave of change with it. Young India’s approach, awareness and willingness to challenge ingrained norms has the potential to not only drive growth but also bring about social change. Often at the forefront of […]

Empowering Women

Gender discrimination brings cultural, social, economic, and educational differences in the nation that pushes the country backwards. Enabling women to exercise their right to equality, as stated in the Constitution of India, stands as the most potent approach to eradicating such vices. By placing a strong emphasis on gender equality, women’s empowerment has been advanced throughout India. It should be […]

Breaking the Stigma: Understanding the Power of Neuromodulation in Mental Health Treatment

Mental health has long been plagued by misconceptions, stereotypes, and stigmatization. The prevailing notion that mental health conditions are untreatable or indicate personal weakness has prevented countless individuals from seeking the help they need. However, advancements in medical science, particularly in the field of neuromodulation, are paving the way for a new era of mental health treatment that challenges these misconceptions. In this article, we […]

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