Gender Park event

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Govt Should Facilitate Finance Entrepreneurship Initiatives: ICGE-II

The final day of the second edition of the International Conference on Gender Equality focused on the "challenging gendered power structures in sustainable entrepreneurship and social business." The conference held at the Gender Park Campus in Kerala's Kozhikode highlighted the government's roles in facilitating the finances related to sustainable entrepreneurship initiatives and businesses. Moreover, it emphasized how government policies,… read-more

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 - 08:02 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Brifly Exclusive, Brifly News, Kerala, International Conference on Gender Equality, ICGE, KK Shailaja

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Kerala's First Human Milk Bank To Become Operational From Feb 5

Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja on February 5 will inaugurate the state's first-ever human milk bank at Ernakulam General Hospital. The bank, christened 'Nectar of Life', has been installed by Rotary Club of Cochin Global to guarantee breast milk for newborns who cannot avail it over many reasons including maternal death among others. The Rs 35-lakh bank consists a pasteurisation unit, refrigerators, deep freezers, hospital-grade breast… read-more

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 12:59 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: KK Shailaja, Health Minister, human milk bank, maternal deaths

A transgender woman.

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Kerala Govt To Include Transgender Option In All Departmental Forms

To ensure proper representation of the community, the Kerala government will introduce 'transgender' option in all application forms. The state Health Minister KK Shailaja stated, "This will help in the upliftment of the transgender community". Adhering to the Transgender Personnel Protection of Rights Act, 2019, constitution of a District-level Transgender Board to issue identity cards is also being planned. Kerala was the first state to… read-more

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 11:17 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Kerala, KK Shailaja, CPI(M), transgender community

Courtesy: Deccan Herald