Posts by: Aishwarya Upadhyay

Aishwarya Upadhyay

Countdown To Swachh Bharat: Access To Toilets And Role Of Women, A Case Study Of Chakkarpur Slum In Open Defecation Free Haryana

Countdown To Swachh Bharat: Access To Toilets And Role Of Women, A Case Study Of Chakkarpur Slum In Open Defecation Free Haryana
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A look at how the urban slum of Chakkarpur dealt with the lack of access to toilets and washrooms with women taking the lead to give up open defecation
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Demeaning, Illegal, Lethal Yet Prevalent: Manual Scavenging Continues Despite Being Banned 25 Years Ago

Demeaning, Illegal, Lethal Yet Prevalent: Manual Scavenging Continues Despite Being Banned 25 Years Ago
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The practice of manual scavenging has been outlawed since 1993 but despite the 25 year ban, the manual scavengers still exist in large numbers, here’s how the practice fares as of today
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Gurugram Is The Most Polluted City In The World, 15 Of The Top 20 Polluted Cities Are Indian: Greenpeace Study

Gurugram Is The Most Polluted City In The World, 15 Of The Top 20 Polluted Cities Are Indian: Greenpeace Study
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A recent study by Greenpeace and IQAir AirVisual says that Gurugram and Ghaziabad are the most polluted cities in the world followed by Faridabad, Bhiwadi and Noida
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Swachh Survekshan 2019: From Rank 1 to 2, Jharkhand’s Journey As One Of The Cleanest States In India

Swachh Survekshan 2019: From Rank 1 to 2, Jharkhand’s Journey As One Of The Cleanest States In India
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Owing to the waste management practices and the efforts to sustain the ODF tags, Jharkhand was declared as the second best performing state at Swachh Survekshan 2019 after Chhattisgarh is ranked number 1
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Swachh Survekshan 2019:  Karnataka’s Mysuru Is The Third Cleanest City Of India, Leapfrogs From Rank 8 

Swachh Survekshan 2019:  Karnataka’s Mysuru Is The Third Cleanest City Of India, Leapfrogs From Rank 8 
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Mysuru has had a mixed run in Swachh Survekshan so far, from being number 1 in 2016 to number 5 in 2017 and number 8 in 2018, the city has managed to score third rank in Swachh Survekshan 2019
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Swachh Survekshan 2019: Indore is India’s Cleanest City Again, Top 10 Highlights

Swachh Survekshan 2019: Indore is India’s Cleanest City Again, Top 10 Highlights
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Swachh Survekshan 2019, which was the first pan Indian exercise to assess cleanliness in urban India, surveyed 4,237 cities from January 4 to 31
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Period. End Of Sentence’: “It’s Been A Revolution”, Says The Oscar Winning Producer Guneet Monga In An Interview From Los Angeles

Period. End Of Sentence’: “It’s Been A Revolution”, Says The Oscar Winning Producer Guneet Monga In An Interview From Los Angeles
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The short film, ‘Period. End Of Sentence.’ backed by Indian producer Guneet Monga's Sikhya Entertainment, is the story of women of Uttar Pradesh’s Kathikera village who fight against all odds to ensure menstrual equality, meaning access to menstrual hygiene for all, in their village
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Period. End Of Sentence. : Uttar Pradesh’s Kathikera Village Celebrates The Victory Of ‘Daughters’ At The Academy Awards

Period. End Of Sentence. : Uttar Pradesh’s Kathikera Village Celebrates The Victory Of ‘Daughters’ At The Academy Awards
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The 26-minute Oscar award winning documentary is produced by Guneet Monga and follows a group of women in Hapur, Uttar Pradesh who lead a quiet revolution as they fight against the stigma of menstruation
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India-Set Documentary About Menstruation, ‘Period. End Of Sentence.’ Grabs An Oscar At The 91st Academy Awards

India-Set Documentary About Menstruation, ‘Period. End Of Sentence.’ Grabs An Oscar At The 91st Academy Awards
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The short film, ‘Period. End Of Sentence.’ backed by Indian producer Guneet Monga's Sikhya Entertainment, is the story of women of UP’s Kathikera village who produce sanitary napkins in a community where the stigma associated with menstruation runs high
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Air Pollution: Delhi Air Quality Improves To Moderate As National Capital Region Witnesses Rain

Air Pollution: Delhi Air Quality Improves To Moderate As National Capital Region Witnesses Rain
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Owing to the rainfall in the region, citizens of the national capital region breathed a sigh of relief as they experienced an air quality between ‘moderate’ and ‘satisfactory’
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'Period. End Of Sentence.' Oscar Nominated Documentary Shows Rural India’s Culture Surrounding Menstruation

'Period. End Of Sentence.' Oscar Nominated Documentary Shows Rural India’s Culture Surrounding Menstruation
The film, ‘Period. End Of Sentence’ shows the women of UP’s Kathikera village produce ‘Fly’ sanitary napkins despite the stigma and challenges associated with menstruation
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#BeatPlasticPollution: India Paves The Way To Combat Marine Pollution With Latest Partnerships

#BeatPlasticPollution: India Paves The Way To Combat Marine Pollution With Latest Partnerships
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The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has announced two major collaborations with developed countries like Norway and Germany to help combat marine pollution
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Andhra Pradesh Aims For 10 Lakh Electric Vehicles By 2024, Amaravati To Stop Registrations Of Petrol And Diesel Cars

Andhra Pradesh Aims For 10 Lakh Electric Vehicles By 2024, Amaravati To Stop Registrations Of Petrol And Diesel Cars
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The Chandrababu Naidu-led government announced its new electric mobility policy with its aims to have one lakh slow and fast EV charging stations installed throughout the state in addition to ten lakh EVs by 2024
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West Bengal’s Nadia Is Educating School Students About Menstrual Hygiene Management With One Of A Kind Initiative

West Bengal’s Nadia Is Educating School Students About Menstrual Hygiene Management With One Of A Kind Initiative
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Pink Flag movement in Nadia, West Bengal, teaches adolescent girls about menstruation through interactive activities like quiz, storytelling, essay competitions among others
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