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The mothers’ depression also affected those closest to them, the study said.(Unsplash)

Depressed rural moms may face greater health issues

Washington | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2020 12:44 PM IST
The study stated that women are twice as likely to have depression as men, and people in poverty are three times more likely to experience it.
Research has shown that inadequate access to developmentally appropriate inputs and environment during the “early years” not only affects children’s ability to cope with school but can also have lifelong implications(Getty Images)
Research has shown that inadequate access to developmentally appropriate inputs and environment during the “early years” not only affects children’s ability to cope with school but can also have lifelong implications(Getty Images)

The importance of learning in the early years

By Wilima Wadhwa
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2019 08:16 PM IST
If children enter school without requisite competencies, learning gaps develop early and grow over time
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