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Oct 21, 2017
Poll ranks Delhi as worst megacity for sexual abuse: It's difficult to link perception with actual crime ratesWhat if you live in a place where ‘women’s safety’ perceptions are just as heated as they are about Delhi?
Oct 17, 2017
#MeToo: Women share their experiences of sexual assault, start social media movementMillions of women across the world have been sharing their experiences of sexual harassment and abuse in an online campaign using the hashtag #MeToo.
Oct 11, 2017
Supreme Court rules sex with minor wife between 15 and 18 years as rape, sets right historic wrongThe Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that sexual intercourse with wives between 15 and 18 years of age will be considered to be rape.
Oct 08, 2017
Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband issues fatwa banning Muslim women from grooming eyebrowsThe Darul Uloom Deoband in Uttar Pradesh, the largest seminary in India, issued a bizzare fatwa on Saturday which bans women from grooming their eyebrows and cutting hair.
Sep 30, 2017
Bihar: 'Vikas purush' Nitish Kumar all set to wage war against social evils like dowry, child marriageCome 2 October, Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary, and you will see Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar in a new avatar.
Sep 26, 2017
NCW asks BHU vice-chancellor Girish Chandra Tripathi to ensure women's safety on campusThe National Commission for Women (NCW) on Tuesday said the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) vice-chancellor should ensure safety and dignity of women on the campus.
Sep 24, 2017
Saudi Arabia celebrates 87th National Day with pomp, allows women inside sport stadium for first timeSaudi Arabia held a grand show at the King Fahd Stadium in Riyad to mark its 87th National Day and for the first time allowed women inside the previously male-only venue.
Sep 21, 2017
Sonia Gandhi writes to Narendra Modi, urges to pass Women's Reservation Bill in Lok SabhaCongress president Sonia Gandhi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to get the women's reservation bill passed in the Lok Sabha.
Sep 19, 2017
UN General Assembly: Ivanka Trump meets 'charismatic' Sushma Swaraj, calls her an 'accomplished' personalityUS President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump today met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on the sidelines of the annual UN General Assembly session in New York.
Sep 07, 2017
Mithali Raj getting trolled for her dress shows India is yet to shed its regressive, medieval mindsetMithali found herself at the centre of undue attention again when on Wednesday an innocuous selfie posted in Twitter had the moral police up in arms.