Working women

Caution: Women at work

Women have always worked. Physical and manual: in farms and kitchens, going into labour and rearing kids, keeping rotis round and husbands interested.

published on : 3rd July 2022

Government mulling over operationalising 50 working women hostels on rental model: Officials

The existing scheme of Working Women Hostels (WWH) has been renamed 'Sakhi Niwas' and it will be expanded geographically as well as in terms of users.

published on : 2nd July 2022

Sushmita Sen bags International Association of Working Women Award

The former Miss Universe has left a strong impression with her performance in Aarya 2, scoring global recognition by winning the award.

published on : 20th January 2022

Toy story of Jharkhand: How women are working their way towards livelihood

Shobha Kumari learnt the art of toy making around 12 years back as an avocation during her stay in Rajasthan’s Kota.

published on : 11th November 2021

Fighting stigma: With three decades' experience, Parameshwari is among Tiruchy's oldest Desludging Operators

She says that she started going herself for cleaning as the men she employed would ask her money for alcohol.

published on : 29th October 2021

71% Hyderabad women faced bias at work over health issues

About 71 per cent women in Hyderabad said they faced a hostile workplace in terms of reactions to their health issues, and this was likely leading to many of their female colleagues to quit work.

published on : 8th September 2021

91% of Bengaluru women face conflict of interest while balancing personal, professional lives: Study

The study also revealed that about half the women surveyed were not comfortable talking about one or more women’s health issues due to the prevalent societal taboos and the stigma associated with them

published on : 7th September 2021