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Bharatsthali’s Sambalpuri Saree Collection Displays The Essence Of Indian Womanhood

Bharatsthali’s Sambalpuri Saree Collection Displays The Essence Of Indian Womanhood

The stunning Sambalpuri saree is woven on a hand-linger and is well-known throughout India. It also mirrors a unique style of art known as baandha. Baandha depicts flora and fauna of the geometrical area that comprises delineated pictures of blossoms and...

16 May 2022
A Woman's Intimate World

A Woman's Intimate World

Geetanjali Shree's 'Ret Samadhi', translated into English by Daisy Rockwell as 'Tomb of Sand', becomes the first Indian novel to win the International Booker...

27 May 2022

'Turning Red': How Pixar Film's Misses Hit All The Right Notes

The world of Turning Red is unabashedly women’s. Its central characters — all women and girls — overthrow the prescribed script of norms that robs women...

Dr. Shamoly Khera On Why We Need More Women In The Media

Dr. Shamoly Khera On Why We Need More Women In The Media

Indian culture in general isn’t too encouraging towards women when it comes to speaking up or sharing their opinion. This is one of the prime reasons why Dr....

08 April 2022

A New Girl Superhero 'Dabung Girl' Is Fighting For Gender Equality In India

Dabung Girl's comic books address difficult themes such as child protection as well as essential topics of encouraging girls to participate in sports and...

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26 March 2022
Taliban’s New Diktat, Bars Women To Board Flight Without Male Guardian

Taliban’s New Diktat, Bars Women To Board Flight Without Male Guardian

Afghanistan: Dozens of women who arrived at Kabul's international airport Friday to board domestic and international flights were told by Taliban they couldn't...


20 March 2022
Poem: 'The Lordly Rape'

Poem: 'The Lordly Rape'

A sexual assault, visceral and violent, makes the victim determined to suffer it silently, in a society that prides itself on being ‘civilised’.


18 March 2022
Goa: Flesh Trade Racket Busted; TV Actress Among 3 Women Rescued

Goa: Flesh Trade Racket Busted; TV Actress Among 3 Women Rescued

A press release issued by the Crime Branch said two of the rescued women, including the TV actress, are from Virar near Mumbai, while the third one hails from...


09 March 2022
Women's Day: Need For Cervical Cancer Screening In India

Women's Day: Need For Cervical Cancer Screening In India

Cervical cancer involves the abnormal growth of cervical cells. The cervix is the lower end of the uterus at the top of the vagina.


08 March 2022
Marriage Age For Women Likely To Be Raised To 21 Years: Report

Marriage Age For Women Likely To Be Raised To 21 Years: Report

To bring parity between girls and boys, the government is thinking of raising the age for women to marry to 21 years from 18 now, says PM Modi.


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08 March 2022
'Women In Contemporary India' – A Portrayal Of The Evolution Of Women

'Women In Contemporary India' – A Portrayal Of The Evolution Of Women

Education is a foundation stone for the empowerment of women and is the dominant tool to change women’s position in the world. Women education in India has...


08 March 2022
Women Redefining Leadership

Women Redefining Leadership

A tribute to all the trailblazers spearheading various domains of the professional world on the occasion of International Women's Day.


07 March 2022
8 Women Entrepreneurs Who Believed In Themselves

8 Women Entrepreneurs Who Believed In Themselves

Here are 8 women entrepreneurs from different walks of life who believed in themselves and took the plunge even when everyone around them thought they could...


08 March 2022
International Women's Day: Nuxalbari Is A Rare Tea Estate Run By A Woman Planter

International Women's Day: Nuxalbari Is A Rare Tea Estate Run By A Woman Planter

Go on a tea tour in this little known tea estate located in the Himalayan foothills of West Bengal


07 March 2022
International Women's Day: 7 Travel Companies Run by Women

International Women's Day: 7 Travel Companies Run by Women

Are you a solo female traveller? Do you enjoy women-only group tours? Here is a list of women-run travel agencies who are ready to curate your trip and take...


03 March 2022
International Women's Day: More Women Investing But Fixed Returns Products Remain First Choice, Finds Survey

International Women's Day: More Women Investing But Fixed Returns Products Remain First Choice, Finds Survey

A ScripBox study on investing trends among women finds that one in five women started investing during the pandemic, and planning for retirement and emergency...


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25 February 2022
Mahesh Manjrekar's Relief From Arrest Plea Dismissed By Bombay High Court

Mahesh Manjrekar's Relief From Arrest Plea Dismissed By Bombay High Court

A Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) complaint had been filed against filmmaker and actor Mahesh Manjrekar for portraying children in an...


24 February 2022
Delhi Govt Raises Monthly Honorarium & Allowance Of Anganwadi Workers

Delhi Govt Raises Monthly Honorarium & Allowance Of Anganwadi Workers

Till now, Anganwadi workers were paid Rs 9,678 as honorarium and Rs 200 as communication allowance for maintaining mobile phones. 


25 February 2022
Hijab Row: How Artists Are Celebrating Women As Political Agents

Hijab Row: How Artists Are Celebrating Women As Political Agents

The ‘Haq’ campaign by the Fearless Collective founded by artist Shilo Shiv Suleman is extending solidarity to all Muslim women fighting for their right to...


04 February 2022
Statues Of Women In India And The Male Gaze

Statues Of Women In India And The Male Gaze

Can public art in India, depicting admirable women from history and mythology, shed the male gaze?


29 January 2022
Her Vote, Her Story: The Women Voters In UP Elections 2022

Her Vote, Her Story: The Women Voters In UP Elections 2022

Women have emerged as a major constituency in Uttar Pradesh and all parties are wooing them with gusto


14 January 2022
I, Me, Myself: Indian Women Pushing Back Against Social Narratives To Be Single

I, Me, Myself: Indian Women Pushing Back Against Social Narratives To Be Single

Why does patriarchy, as upheld by men and women, insist that 'our' women must ultimately find their fulfilment through marriage and motherhood?


07 January 2022
NCW Summons Hairstylist Jawed Habib For ‘Spitting’ On Woman’s Head

NCW Summons Hairstylist Jawed Habib For ‘Spitting’ On Woman’s Head

NCW (National Commission for Women) also asked Uttar Pradesh police to probe the veracity of a purported video, which shows hairstylist Jawed Habib spitting on...


03 January 2022
Shiv Sena MP Wants Larger Women Representation In Marriage Amendment Bill Panel

Shiv Sena MP Wants Larger Women Representation In Marriage Amendment Bill Panel

According to the members' list of the parliamentary standing committee, led by senior BJP leader Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, available on the Rajya Sabha website, TMC...


26 December 2021
Uttar Pradesh: Congress Girl Marathon Disallowed, Administration Cites ‘Omicron Covid-19 Curbs'

Uttar Pradesh: Congress Girl Marathon Disallowed, Administration Cites ‘Omicron Covid-19 Curbs'

Uttar Pradesh: The women in large numbers had turned up for the marathon in Jhansi and Lucknow on Sunday, under Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi’s...


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