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Smriti Irani Assures Telangana Of More ‘One Stop Centres’ To Support Women

Smriti Irani Assures Telangana Of More ‘One Stop Centres’ To Support Women

Union Minister Smriti Irani said experience sharing by the beneficiaries has shown that policies when implemented in collaboration by the Centre and state can bring about positive change in lives of women.

04 July 2022
Her Story, Unfiltered: A Photo Essay

Her Story, Unfiltered: A Photo Essay

These are the stories of Manjus and Kuntis. In stark images that speak a thousand words.

05 July 2022

Book Excerpt: Why Are Women Missing From Public Spaces?

When the public space is hostile, women have no choice but to accept the misogynistic definition of a woman’s rightful place in society.

Five Fearless Women Who Have Crafted Unique Success Stories In The Film Industry

Five Fearless Women Who Have Crafted Unique Success Stories In The Film Industry

Shonali Bose, Sona Mohapatra, Taapsee Pannu, Guneet Monga and Shefali Shah chose unconventional routes to make it big and have never regretted their choices.

24 June 2022

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: As Govt Turns A Blind Eye, Nari Adalats Struggle To Survive In UP

Until recently, Nari Adalats across rural belts in Uttar Pradesh offered women suffering from domestic abuse a support system. Then the government folded up...

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24 June 2022
Sex In Marriage: Criminalising Marital Rape Will Save Institution Of Marriage

Sex In Marriage: Criminalising Marital Rape Will Save Institution Of Marriage

The recent split verdict from a division bench of the Delhi high court has once again brought to light an age-old debate in India with regard to the role of...


12 June 2022
China: 9 Arrested After Violent Attack On Women In Country’s Hebei Province

China: 9 Arrested After Violent Attack On Women In Country’s Hebei Province

China: Footage taken from outside the restaurant also showed the attackers dragging the woman who had initially rebuffed the man's advances out of the...


04 June 2022
Women In The Workplace: They Broke The Glass Ceiling But Now Walk On The Shards

Women In The Workplace: They Broke The Glass Ceiling But Now Walk On The Shards

And that most niggling question of all, from young women: has the status of women in the workplace really improved, or will we still face gender barriers and...


16 May 2022
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...


27 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...


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09 April 2022
'Turning Red': How Pixar Film's Misses Hit All The Right Notes

'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...


08 April 2022
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....


28 March 2022
A New Girl Superhero 'Dabung Girl' Is Fighting For Gender Equality In India

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...


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...


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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.


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...


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...


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