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Maharashtra: Man arrested for raping minor girl in Palghar

Aug 30, 2016

Maharashtra: Man arrested for raping minor girl in Palghar

A 25-year-old man was arrested in Palghar for allegedly abducting and raping a minor girl, police said on Tuesday. #India #NewsTracker #Crime #Rape #Women #Maharashtra #Crimes against women #girl #Palghar #minor
Women, girls across the world spend 200 million hours every day collecting water: Unicef

Aug 30, 2016

Women, girls across the world spend 200 million hours every day collecting water: Unicef

Women and girls across the world collectively spend about 200 million hours every day collecting water, said Unicef. #World #Life #India #United Nations #NewsTracker #Africa #Women #water #Unicef #girls #Shareworthy
A deeper reflection on the Haji Ali case: Is Sufism disappearing from the Indian Dargahs?

Aug 28, 2016

A deeper reflection on the Haji Ali case: Is Sufism disappearing from the Indian Dargahs?

Is Sufism dying out even at the Dargahs and Khanqahs (Sufi shrines), which imbibed an egalitarian tradition of inclusiveness? #Feminism #India #Religion #Islam #ConnectTheDots #Bombay High Court #Women #Haji Ali Dargah #Muslims #Sufism #sanctum sanctorum
Why hair along with most of our body, is constantly policed

Aug 26, 2016

Why hair along with most of our body, is constantly policed

As a woman your hair, along with most of your body, is constantly policed. Your hair is too long. Too short. Too bushy. Too curly. Too shampooed. Too oily. #Kerala #Hair #CriticalPoint #Gender #Women #Sexuality
Haji Ali Dargah judgment: Muslim women reclaim their original right to pray

Aug 26, 2016

Haji Ali Dargah judgment: Muslim women reclaim their original right to pray

After a spirited campaign that ultimately culminating in Friday's judgment, the Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan has reclaimed what was always the right of women devotees of the dargah. #CriticalPoint #Women #discrimination #Haji Ali Dargah #Women's rights #Haji Ali Dargah trustees #Right to pray #Haji Ali Dargah Trust
Jigisha murder case: Delhi court orders death penalty for two convicts, life sentence for one

Aug 22, 2016

Jigisha murder case: Delhi court orders death penalty for two convicts, life sentence for one

A court in New Delhi on Monday awarded death sentence to two out of three persons convicted for murdering and robbing IT executive Jigisha Ghosh in 2009. #India #Delhi #NewsTracker #Death sentence #Crime #Women #Delhi court #Crimes against women #Life imprisonment #Jigisha Ghosh murder case #IT executive
Rio Olympics 2016: From Sakshi Malik to Simone Biles, the Games were groundbreaking for women

Aug 22, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016: From Sakshi Malik to Simone Biles, the Games were groundbreaking for women

From gymnast Simone Biles to Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik, to silver-medal winning shuttler PV Sindhu – Rio Olympics proved a groundbreaking Games for women. #Olympics #Women #PV Sindhu #Olympics 2016 #Sakshi Malik #Rio Olympics 2016 #gender gap #Simone Biles #Ibtihaj Muhammad #Kariman Abuljadayel #Sara Ahmed
Three Indian-American women in race to make history in US November polls

Aug 19, 2016

Three Indian-American women in race to make history in US November polls

As Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton targets to break the "highest glass ceiling" in the US, three Indian-Americans figure in a list of 19 women who could make history if elected to the US Congress in November. #Obama #Congress #NewsTracker #Hillary Clinton #Women #democratic
Manipur should take the struggle over from Irom Sharmila instead of abandoning her

Aug 10, 2016

Manipur should take the struggle over from Irom Sharmila instead of abandoning her

Shame on the people of Manipur who made Irom Sharmila feel dejected by preventing her from entering Kaisampat area of Imphal town. #Politics #Feminism #India #CriticalPoint #Hunger strike #Manipur #Women #Gender equality #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #fast #Human Rights #Kaisampat