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We are back again with this week’s news snippets-

  1. The devastating impact of plastic pollution: microplastics found for the first time in placentas of pregnant women

          https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/microplastic-pregnant-women-placenta-b1777703.html

2. At an age where we are still figuring out our career goals, a 21-year-old student, Arya Rajendran has been elected as the Mayor of the state capital Thiruvananthapuram.

https://www.ndtv.com/kerala-news/arya-rajendran-21-set-to-be-next-mayor-of-kerala-capital-thiruvananthapuram-2344197

3. Sports Update: Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami made it to the ODI Team of the Decade, while Harmanpreet Kaur and Poonam Yadav found their spot in the T20I Team.

https://sports.ndtv.com/cricket/icc-awards-mithali-raj-harmanpreet-kaur-among-4-indians-in-iccs-womens-teams-of-the-decade-2344241

4. Tracking the Toppers: Fewer women travel abroad, many cite family considerations as a reason for the same.  

https://indianexpress.com/article/express-exclusive/board-toppers-gender-gap-career-growth-for-women-express-investigation-7122606/

5. More power to women: The strength of women in state and Union Territories Police Forces recorded a major 16% increase in a year.

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/number-of-women-cops-in-states/uts-up-16-in-a-year/articleshow/80018888.cms

 

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