Latest News on Women In India
Showing of 0 - 10 from 56 results
Women In India - Total results - 56
Nov 29, 2017
GES Hyderabad 2017: Highlight of Ivanka Trump's visit should be India's burgeoning gender gap in workforce, not biryaniIt is heartening to see the amount of interest generated in India over the visit of Ivanka Trump for the three-day Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad.
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 18, 2017
Men's participation in social media wave #MeToo highlights need for men to own up to their privilegeIf you were on social media yesterday I'd be surprised if your Twitter and Facebook timelines were not flooded with #MeToo and brutal stories from women of all ages about what they've faced.
Aug 24, 2017
Triple talaq verdict: Need for stringent law for financial security of divorced women says Shah Bano's daughterThe Supreme Court's verdict on triple talaq will help the poor and illiterate women, but a stringent law is needed for the financial security of the community's divorced women, says Siddiqua Begum
Aug 07, 2017
Haryana stalking case: BJP's silence, dysfunctional law and order machinery make victim's fight necessaryThe cowardice of the cops in dealing with the Vikas Barala in alleged stalking case because of his links to BJP and the public shaming of the victim are the reasons why the victim's fight is important
May 13, 2017
Triple talaq: Salman Khurshid's regressive solution for instant divorce is irrational and sinfulSenior Congress leader Salman Khurshid has rightly diagnosed triple talaq as a man-made sin that cannot be condoned by Islam.
Mar 29, 2017
Anti-rape law: Concerns that women will misuse 'draconian' law is why our legal system so murkyThe petition puts forward a pretty skewed representation of the anti-rape law, by projecting the idea that rape cases are easy to win, when, in fact, rape convictions were at a five-year low last year.
Nov 26, 2016
Dealing with crimes against women in reality has become a matter of 'jugaad'Citing a new survey by ActionAid, an international women and child rights NGO, a report in The Times of India said that 41 percent of women in India have been subjected to sexual harassment or violence before the age of 19.
Nov 22, 2016
Triple talaq: AIMPLB's decision to establish a women's wing is just a token gestureThe recent decision of the AIMPLB to establish a separate 'women's wing' will not bring about any change in the status of Muslim women within the family.
Jun 13, 2016
One woman dies every five minutes during pregnancy in India, says WHO reportEvery five minutes, at least one Indian woman dies during pregnancy and child birth, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Sunday.