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Nov 03, 2017
First-ever Gender Vulnerability Index will give activists tangible parameters to tackle discrimination against Indian womenThe first ever Gender Vulnerability Index (GVI), developed by Plan India, a non-governmental organisation, indicates that Goa is the safest for women and girls while Bihar ranked the lowest for their safety and security.
Oct 27, 2017
SC directs Doordarshan to prepare 10 minute programme on perils of Blue Whale gameThe apex court said the visual medium is most effective and asked Doordarshan to prepare a programme in consultation with the Ministries of WCD and HRD.
Oct 24, 2017
India's forgotten widows: Govt must move beyond laws and actions plans, focus on social security and rehabilitationThe Supreme Court, this week, while dealing with the disconcerting issue of the deplorable conditions that widows in Vrindavan and other areas face, asked a very pertinent question : Do state commissions for women really exist?
Oct 15, 2017
SC terms sex with minor wife as rape: Govt will have to fight entrenched mindsets to implement rulingActivists believe that the new SC ruling terming non-consensual sex with a minor wife as rape will act as a deterrent against child marriage but implementing it will be a challenge
Sep 27, 2017
Mahmood Farooqui acquitted of rape: India urgently needs a Sex Offenders Registry to curb crimes against womenUnion minister Maneka Gandhi pointed out that the listing of names of sexual offenders and placing it in the public domain would definitely act as a deterrent.
Sep 16, 2017
Supreme Court says prisoners too have a right to live with dignity, calls for reforms in jailovercrowding of prisons, gross inadequacy of staff, and the staff manning the jail are some of the issues the SC has highlighted
Sep 03, 2017
Cabinet reshuffle: Virendra Kumar's elevation aims to bring caste balance in Madhya Pradesh ahead of Assembly pollsVirendra Kumar's elevation as a minister of state in the Cabinet reshuffle aims to bring a caste and regional balance in the Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh ahead of 2018 Assembly polls
Aug 22, 2017
Womens' groups petition NCW, alleges dilution of Section 498A of IPC on domestic violenceA group of women's organisations petitioned National Commission for Women on alleged dilution of Section 498A that deals with domestic violence by SC and the government
Aug 17, 2017
Set up hotline or web portal to receive Blue Whale tip-offs: NasscomBlue Whale game has administrators assigning dangerous tasks to players, including self-inflicting wounds on the body during a 50-day period.
Aug 07, 2017
Sexual harassment data begins to come out of top Indian corporate closetsTop Indian companies have started making public some data on sexual harassment at the workplace, and the disclosed numbers show a disturbing uptick