Womens rights

Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions

But even with the law on hold, abortion services in Texas may not instantly resume because doctors still fear that they could be sued without a more permanent legal decision. 

published on : 7th October 2021

Police and judiciary need gender sensitivity training: Kerala Women's Commission new chief

P Satheedevi said that vigilant committees would be strengthened at the ward level to make effective interventions at the micro level and a house-centered interference in each locality to be put.

published on : 28th September 2021

Veteran writer Javed Akhtar slams Kabul mayor's decision asking working women to stay at home

This comes as a number of women in Afghanistan have been protesting against the Taliban government, demanding equal rights in all spheres of life.

published on : 20th September 2021

WATCH | Actor Julianne Nicholson gives subtle nod to women in Texas, Afghanistan at Emmys 2021

This is the first Emmy win for Nicholson, who played Lori Ross in 'Mare of Easttown'.

published on : 20th September 2021

Taliban fails to live up to its promises of offering moderate, inclusive leadership: France

French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said France will continue pressing the Taliban not to harbour terrorists, to allow the secure delivery of humanitarian aid and to protect women's rights.

published on : 13th September 2021

Taliban ‘has not changed,’ say women facing subjugation in areas of Afghanistan under its extremist rule

The Taliban ruled all of Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001. Everyone faced restrictions under their conservative interpretation of Islam, but those imposed on women were the most stringent.

published on : 16th August 2021

INTERVIEW| Will work for rights of women: Puducherry minister Chandira Priyanga

The 32-year-old AINRC MLA representing Nedungadu constituency is the first woman Minister from Karaikal and the second in the Union Territory of Puducherry. 

published on : 28th June 2021