Is your teen girl acting out? One in four teenagers are at increased risk of depression

Is your teen girl acting out? One in four teenagers are at increased risk of depression

A team of Briton researchers has recently found that one in four adolescent girls, especially poor, are at an increased risk of depression. The researchers from the University of Liverpool and University College London found that a quarter of girls (24%) and one in 10 boys (9%) are depressed at age 14. Lead author Dr Praveetha Patalay said that in the recent years there has been a growing policy focus on children’s mental health. However, there has been a lack of nationally representative estimates of mental health problems for this…

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Couple Paste Stickers On Trucks To Spread Awareness On Girl Education

Couple Paste Stickers On Trucks To Spread Awareness On Girl Education

Indian Revenue Officer and general manager of the government-run Opium Alkaloid plant HN Meena and his lecturer wife Hemlata Meena paste stickers carrying the message on the trucks. (Representational image) NEEMUCH, MADHYA PRADESH:  In a unique initiative for saving girl child and to promoted girl education, a Neemuch-based couple is pasting stickers carrying the message ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ (save girl child, educate girls) on thousands of trucks which travel across the country. Indian Revenue Officer and general manager of the government-run Opium Alkaloid plant HN Meena and his lecturer…

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Rajasthan Girl Found Dead In College Hostel, Teacher Accused Of Rape

Rajasthan Girl Found Dead In College Hostel, Teacher Accused Of Rape

The body of the girl, who was studying to be a teacher, was found in a water tank at the hostel. BIKANER:  A 17-year old girl from Rajasthan was found dead at the hostel of her college in Bikaner on Friday. Her parents have accused the physical education teacher of her college of raping and murdering her. He has been arrested by the police. The body of the girl, who was studying to be a teacher, was found in a water tank at the hostel. Police say her post-mortem report…

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