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May 25, 2017
Female Genital Mutilation: Report recommends separate law, sensitisation to eradicate practice in IndiaA report titled ‘A Guide to Eliminating FGM in India’ prepared by Speak Out On FGM, a group of FGM survivors, and Lawyers Collective, a human rights NGO, calls for the need for a separate law to address the issue.
May 22, 2017
Melania Trump hails 'empowerment of women' at Saudi company visitMelania Trump praised the "empowerment of women" at a General Electric all-female service centre in the Saudi capital on Sunday, saying the women should work together and educate their children well.
May 11, 2017
Triple talaq hearing: SC says it will determine whether the practice is fundamental to IslamThe Supreme Court on Thursday commenced its historic hearing on a clutch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the practice of triple talaq and nikah halala among Muslims.
May 10, 2017
Triple talaq: SC likely to examine constitutional validity of Muslim laws as hearing commences on 11 MayThe Supreme Court will commence hearing from 11 May on a batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of 'triple talaq', 'nikah halala' and polygamy practices among Muslims.
May 07, 2017
Narendra Modi's stance on triple talaq 'communal', says Sitaram YechuryTerming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's stand on 'triple talaq' as "communal campaign" CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury on Sunday questioned his alleged silence on impediments to widows' remarriage in other religions.
May 03, 2017
Donald Trump administration sets up task force to tackle rising hate crimes in USThe Trump administration has made fighting violent crime one of its top priorities and set up a task force to look into the recent surge in hate crimes in the US, including those against the Hindu and Sikh communities.
Apr 30, 2017
Sri Lankan coast guards seizes Indian vessel with Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim refugeesSri Lankan coastguards have seized an Indian fishing boat and detained two Indians and 30 Rohingya refugees, including 14 children after the vessel illegally entered the country's territorial waters, authorities said on Sunday.
Apr 22, 2017
Assam takes to text messages to save lives even as state records highest maternal deathsOn a sunny, winter afternoon here on India’s eastern edge, in a land where mothers die in the highest proportion nationwide, a few men, children, and about 40 women–either pregnant or cradling infants–listened to a robust, articulate woman talk in the local Sadri dialect about a text message that could save their lives.
Apr 16, 2017
Dangal, Pink, Piku to Queen: How does Hindi cinema fare on the Bechdel Test?Perhaps it’s a good time to refine the metrics we use to classify “good” cinema, and how they represent people.
Mar 30, 2017
Africans attacked in India: This photographer trained his lens on racism against communityMahesh Shantaram has trained his lens on African students living in India. His objective: to highlight the racism that the community faces.