Author: Ravneet Kaur

Friendship is Forever – Story 1

For Poonam Das, Lead Storyteller at OHM, real friendship is “One who breaks you out of jail, not puts you in one.” Friendship for her is much more than love and affection. It is about loyalty. Let’s read to the story behind her unique definition of friendship. My best friend’s name is Aditi Jain. We have been friends since class 7th. We were good friends before that, but we became best friends when I started going for tuitions at her place. Her mother was my tuition teacher. For me, friendship is a relationship of trust and loyalty. A person...

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Father’s Day Special: 5 Reasons You Need Paternity Benefits at the Workplace

Two decades ago, a brand-new baby would have toppled the responsibility scale in favor of the mother. The father’s role then, would have been largely limited to raking money into the bank and putting food on the table. Over the years, a cultural evolution has paved the way for more even-handed parenting, with both parents pulling equal weight in the parenting department. New-age penguin dads, here’s looking at you. 5 Reasons Workplace Paternity Benefits Should be Non-Negotiable Recently, India was spotlighted by UNICEF for being one among over ninety countries without paid paternity leave. Startling, considering the staggering Indian...

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Sustainable Menstruation – Looking Forward to “Happy Periods”

Last week, Lalitha Subbarao Nanjundayya Memorial Trust (LSN Trust) conducted a ‘Happy Periods’ awareness session at St. Vincent’s Church, Cooke Town, Bangalore. The session was conducted for young girls and underprivileged women. Gynecologist and Sustainable Menstruation activist – Dr. Meenakshi Bharath was invited as the chief guest and speaker for the event. The engagement with the participants focused on topics like – women’s reproductive health. One of the most crucial topics discussed under this was “menstrual hygiene and taking charge of their own body.” The ultimate aim of the campaign was to highlight the three benefits – no rash,...

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ASRTU Pledges to Conserve the Environment

On June 5th, 2018 the team from Association of State Road Transport Undertakings (ASRTU) celebrated this World Environment Day differently. The team took a pledge to protect the environment and conserve nature. Eminent personalities highlighted issues pertaining to the changing environment and measures that can help combat impact. At an awareness session conducted by OurHealthMate, there was a clear message communicated about damage to the environment, its effect on human life and health. The session was addressed by two leading professionals in their respective fields – Ms. Shefali Bakshi, an environmental expert and Dr. Shaili Tomar, a renowned nutritionist....

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