Problems we address
India has a 71 % mortality rate. Nagpur has the 3rd highest prevalence of breast cancer and the 2nd highest of cervical cancer in the country.
For Indian women, low economic and social status, abuse and violence, as well as limited legal and social protection increase their vulnerability to HIV/AIDS.
Women with mental health disorders in India are invisible - vulnerable to malnutrition, disease and rape. Others are institutionalised against their will, living in insanitary conditions and exposed to sexual abuse.
60% of global new cases detected every year continue to be in India despite a declaration in 2005 that leprosy was eradicated (1 cases per 10,000 population).