Maternal Health and taboos
Indian Women blog (@indianwomenblog) curated Safecity’s Twitter handle @pinthecreep from 5 August to 10 August with the theme ‘Maternal health and taboos’.
On 5th August, the discussion revolved around ‘Building crèches on Construction sites: Grassroot Empowerment’. The curator shared excerpts from their conversation with the Aajeevika Bureau, wherein they discussed the lives of women laborers involved in the construction industry and the measures that can be undertaken to empower them.
On 6th August, the topic of discussion was ‘On Safe Working Spaces for Domestic Workers & Their Maternal Rights‘. This tweetchat was conducted by Nandita Bhatt (@nanditapb) from Martha Farrell Foundation. She compared domestic workers’ rights with the rights that people enjoy in the formal sector.
On 7th August, Mahak Agrawal (@mahakagrawal25) discussed ‘Urban Infrastructure : How it Can Support Maternal health‘. She emphasized on building infrastructure that serves all genders equally.
On 8th August, Neha Misra (@MisraNeha), a childbirth educator conducted a tweetchat about ‘Respectful Maternity Care: Designing #BabyFriendlyHospitals’. She educated the participants on every aspect of a baby-friendly hospital.
On 9th August, ‘Surrogacy Bill 2019: Is the Bill Feminist In Nature?’ was discussed by Gita Aravamudan (@GitaGitadan), the author of Baby Makers: The story of Indian Surrogacy’. She discussed the recent Surrogacy Bill passed by Lok Sabha and commented on the future of Surrogacy in India.
On 10th August, C3 India (@c3_india) conducted a tweetchat about ‘Respectful Maternity Care: #RoadMapToMidwifery’. They discussed various issues that affect the lives of midwives in India.
Tweetchats by Indian Women Blog –
Building crèches on Construction sites: Grassroot Empowerment – https://wke.lt/w/s/oNfWYX
On Safe Working Spaces for Domestic Workers & Their Maternal Rights – https://wke.lt/w/s/NDSiaW
Urban Infrastructure: How it Can Support Maternal health – https://wke.lt/w/s/JXbmsM
Respectful Maternity Care: Designing #BabyFriendlyHospitals – https://wke.lt/w/s/fvQNVQ
Surrogacy Bill 2019: Is the Bill Feminist In Nature? – https://wke.lt/w/s/LfBIT8
Respectful Maternity Care: #RoadMapToMidwifery’ – https://wke.lt/w/s/Shxnd6