Women

Iranian women cut hair, burn scarves in protest: All you need to know

The death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini on September 16 following a mob attack in the capital city of Tehran has triggered protests in Iran, with women taking to the streets and adopting unique methods to bring to the spotlight the repression women face in the Islamic nation.

published on : 21st September 2022

Andhra Pradesh: Over 100 women workers taken ill following a gas leak in garment unit

A toxic gas leak at Atchutapuram Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Anakapalle district, Andhra Pradesh on July 2 left over 100 women workers ill. The workers apparently complained of suffocation after inhaling the toxic gas around 6:45 pm. Immediately, they were evacuated and rushed to the hospital. At least five women are on ventilator support at the Anakapalle Area Hospital. The others are reportedly in stable condition. The accident took place at Seeds Intimate Apparel India Private Limited located at the Brandix India Apparel City. This is the second time a gas leak has been reported in the SEZ in 2022.

published on : 3rd August 2022

ICC Women's World Cup: Can India stop the Australian juggernaut?

With two wins needed in three games, India will be up against the mighty Australians who have steamrolled every opponent so far. Can Mithali Raj and Co. stop the ODI juggernaut and bag a crucial win in their World Cup campaign?

published on : 18th March 2022

"Don't cry, India is proud of you," PM consoles women's hockey team

Hailing the Indian women's hockey team's performance at the #Olympics, #PMModi on August 6th said that Indian team narrowly missed a medal but it reflects the spirit of new India, "where we give our best and scale new frontiers".

published on : 6th August 2021

Born without hands, Jilumol overcame all odds to learn driving

Meet Jilumol Mariet Thomas, 28. Suffering from Thalidomide Syndrome and born without hands, even daily chores appeared insurmountable for her, But then, she is a true fighter...

published on : 8th March 2020

‘I can survive anywhere’: These Army women wear their pride on their sleeves

For Major Sneha Choudhary, the defence uniform denotes discipline, equality and respect. No gender discrimination, she says pointedly. 

published on : 8th March 2020

‘I can survive anywhere’: These Army women wear their pride on their sleeves

"I lead a company of 600-700 men and they respect me as an officer, and follow my orders because I also put in the same physical training as they do,” Major Sneha Choudhary says.

published on : 8th March 2020

Women's Day 2020: Telangana women cops shake a leg to Bollywood music near Charminar

As a part of the Womens Day 2020 celebration, Telangana Police organized a zumba program in Hyderabad on March 6.

published on : 6th March 2020

Mithali Raj's diet secrets revealed!

Indian women's team skipper Mithali Raj gets candid with TNIE on her diet and why she doesn't feel guilty about indulging on ice cream and sweets.

published on : 25th August 2019

Favourite cricketer to success formula: Mithali Raj opens up to TNIE

In an exclusive interview with TNIE, women's cricket captain Mithali Raj answers questions asked by her Twitter followers!

published on : 18th August 2019

In Conversation: Mithali Raj gets candid about her male counterpart Virat Kohli

In an exclusive interview with TNIE, Mithali Raj, captain of the Indian women's cricket team says she admires Virat Kohli.

published on : 18th August 2019

Beaten and abused, Sudan's women bear scars of fight for freedom

Women were a driving force during months of protests against President Omar al-Bashir's 30-year rule but they claim they were beaten and abused in the process. 

published on : 12th July 2019

US agrees to mediation with women's team in pay equity dispute

The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached a tentative agreement for mediation with the women's national team to resolve complaints in a lawsuit over equal pay with the men's team,

published on : 22nd June 2019

Women’s T20 Challenge: All you need to know about the three-team tournament

Three teams with players from around the world will face off in the Women's T20 Challenger spread across five days. Journalist's at TNIE discuss the scope of women's T20 cricket. Have a look!

published on : 6th May 2019

Shakti in politics: Women demand 50% reservation in Lok Sabha

How many women do you see in politics? Shakti is trying to defy the notion that politics is mostly for men!

published on : 12th March 2019

Women's Day: Men speak on periods, pads and more

International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8. This year, TNIE spoke to some men in Chennai to see what they really know about the women in their life. Have a look..

published on : 8th March 2019
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