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Women

Confront sexism to keep women safe

Social media played a key role in the Mumbai case, with the video of the Korean woman’s molestation swiftly tweeted to the police, resulting in the men’s arrest.

published on : 10th December 2022

Malayalam actor Swasika draws flak for her statements #MeToo, Women in Cinema collective

"I don't think anyone will be forcefully raped in this industry. I don't think we need organisations like WCC," the actor said in a recent interaction with a media outlet.

published on : 9th December 2022

Women sue Musk's Twitter alleging discriminatory layoffs

The discrimination lawsuit is the latest in a series of legal challenges over Musk's decimation of Twitter's workforce through mass layoffs and firings.

published on : 9th December 2022

MCD polls: Among BJP winners, are three former women mayors 

Bhagat, who won from Geeta Colony ward said, “I am very happy, and there is a celebratory mood in our area.

published on : 8th December 2022

Finance Minister Sitharaman, 5 other Indians among Forbes' World's 100 Most Powerful Women

Ranked at number 36, the Finance minister has made it to the list for the fourth time in a row.

published on : 7th December 2022

Women’s empowerment helps end gender discrimination: Dalit Sthree Sakthi

DSS coordinator Bhagya Lakshmi and others were also present.

published on : 7th December 2022

Women's cricket: BCCI transfers head coach Powar to NCA; Kanitkar appointed batting coach

With the BCCI naming the new Cricket Advisory Committee earlier this month, it remains to be seen if the head coach will be appointed anytime soon.

published on : 6th December 2022

Boxing powerhouse Cuba lets women boxers compete, ends decades of restrictions

Cuban officials announced Monday that women boxers would be able to compete officially after decades of restrictions.

published on : 6th December 2022

Navy to open all wings to women from ’23

It has already begun training women candidates inducted under the government’s Agniveer scheme.

published on : 5th December 2022

MCD polls: Women voters flag sanitation woes, parks, gender bias over car parking

Women also rued about the poor upkeep of parks in their area and demanded that the party that comes to power should address the issue.

published on : 5th December 2022

Chhattisgarh's ‘Dai-Didi Clinic’, an all female- staff is run exclusively for women

Through all-women clinic with only female doctor-paramedical staff, rural women are realising the power of ‘Right to Health’, Ejaz Kaiser writes

published on : 4th December 2022

Muslim groups: Withdraw Kudumbashree pledge on property rights for women

The content of the pledge cannot be accepted because it is against the civil laws of Muslims, a press release issued by the Markazudawa secretariat said.

published on : 4th December 2022

BJP protests over women’s safety in Odisha

The protesters alleged that the information shared in the Assembly has indicated a rise in crimes against women like cyber offences, rape, kidnapping, acid attacks, and others.

published on : 4th December 2022

Giving HIV+ mothers a lifeline

The nearest bus stop from the remote village is two kilometers and Bhuvaneshwari stepped in with a sponsor to deliver nutritious food for a five-month pregnant Selvi.

published on : 4th December 2022

'Sisterhood economy: Of, by and for Women' by Shaili Chopra: Lamentations of Indian women

In revisiting these issues, the author argues that India can become a superpower only if it treats its women better, helping them become more visible and heard.

published on : 4th December 2022

Ensure safety or face action, Top cop tells aggregators

Special Commissioner (Traffic) MA Saleem along with other senior IPS officers were present during the meeting.

published on : 4th December 2022

'Make In Odisha': Naveen announces industrial parks, revolving funds for women SHGs

Speaking about the government’s decision to provide interest-free loans of up to Rs 5 lakh to Mission Shakti women, he said lakhs of mothers of Odisha will be benefited from it. 

published on : 3rd December 2022

Chandigarh Diary: Women officers calling shots in districts

Now women officers call the shots in Punjab. A 2013 batch IPS officer Kanwardeep Kaur is the new SSP of Ferozepur.

published on : 3rd December 2022

ED conducts searches at NRI and Akkineni hospitals

After a case was registered based on a complaint from the office, Mangalagiri police found that the amount was divided and diverted to the accounts of directors of NRI Hospital.

published on : 3rd December 2022

Sunni leader comes out against pledge to give equal property rights to women

In a Facebook post, he said the Kerala government had envisaged various programmes for the gender campaign launched by Rural Development Ministry.

published on : 3rd December 2022
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