Climate change and droughts: Why Indian farmers are taking their own lives?

How droughts can leave people with nowhere to go

Once a thriving farming community, the villages of rural India now faced an alarming crisis. Rising suicide rates among farmers had aroused concern from experts and activists. They acknowledged a worrying link between increasingly severe weather events and the despair gripping India’s agricultural workforce. Effective action was urgently needed to address the risk factors that … Read more

Top 10 countries with the highest suicide rate

Top 10 countries with the highest suicide rate

Ground Report | New Delhi: Top 10 countries with the highest suicide rate; Every year there are about 703,000 suicides in the world, in addition to the people who try to do it, according to data from the World Health Organization (WHO). According to the World Health Organization, every 40 seconds a person commits suicide … Read more

Wives of farmers who committed suicide also joined farmers movement

Hundreds of women, including widows of farmers who allegedly committed suicide, joined the protests against the new agricultural laws of the Modi government on Wednesday, according to news agency Reuters. These women say that because of these new laws, their livelihoods are in danger. Farmers have been protesting for nearly a month over the laws enacted … Read more