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Feb 20, 2018
Women's rights activists plan hunger strike in protest against Ram Gopal Varma's God, Sex and TruthWomen's rights activists from Progressive Organisation of Women (POW), AIDWA and Mahila Samakhya have sought the arrest of Ram Gopal Varma over his short film God, Sex and Truth.
Feb 19, 2018
Lakshadweep, Meghalaya best among 35 states, UTs at providing land rights to women; Punjab, West Bengal worstLakshadweep & Meghalaya are the best among all 35 states and union territories at providing land rights to women, while Punjab & West Bengal are the worst.
Feb 17, 2018
Black Panther empowers its women to go beyond token feminism but falls short of revolutionBlack Panther does have more women in casually powerful and influential roles than most superhero movies, but this was supposed to be 'the revolution'.
Feb 13, 2018
13-year-old girl molested in Chhattisgarh, hair chopped off by community members as part of 'purification ritual'A 13-year-old girl's hair was cut by people from her community as part of a "purification ritual" after she was allegedly molested by a man in Chhattisgarh.
Feb 07, 2018
UN chief Antonio Guterres says 68 million girls may face genital mutilation by 2030UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres is warning that without accelerated action 68 million girls could be subjected to female genital mutilation by 2030.
Feb 03, 2018
Model nikahnama to be modified to deter Muslims from triple talaq practice: AIMPLBTo deter the practice of triple talaq, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) is all set to introduce a new provision in its model nikahnama.
Jan 29, 2018
Ahead of Budget Session, govt says it will 'leave no stone unturned' to pass triple talaq bill in Lok SabhaThe government on Sunday said it would "leave no stone unturned" to ensure the passage of the triple talaq bill in the Budget session of Parliament starting tomorrow, and asserted that it would talk to various parties for a consensus on the issue.
Jan 28, 2018
'Indian women are taking rapid strides in all fields': Full-text of Narendra Modi's 40th 'Mann Ki Baat'In the first 'Mann ki Baat' of 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the achievements of women in various fields, saying that nothing is impossible for women if they have a strong will. Following is the full text of Modi's 40th edition of the monthly radio address:
Jan 26, 2018
The Handmaid's Tale: Indian premiere of Hulu show to follow multi-city campaign about women rightsA multi-city campaign questioning women's right and the freedom granted to them is underway as a build up to the Indian premiere of award-winning show The Handmaid's Tale.
Jan 24, 2018
India remains #MeToo resistant: Fewer men care about consent and safe sex, shows surveyAs the #MeToo movement against sexual violence gains global momentum, in India—the world’s second-most populous country—positive attitudes about consent and safe sex among men declined by seven percentage points in the decade ending 2016, showed an IndiaSpend analysis of National Family Health Survey, 2015-16 (NFHS-4) and 2005-06 (NFHS-3) data.