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Women's Day 2019: After years of being kept out of key roles, Indian women in military have new paths to forge with permanent commission
India

Women's Day 2019: After years of being kept out of key roles, Indian women in military have new paths to forge with permanent commission

Women in the military are now no longer an object of awe, they form an integral part of regiments and could well lead men into the lines. While one can argue that the time for women to disguise themselves as men in order to fight on the front lines is gone, it also remains to be seen whether the time has come yet for decisive, battlefront roles to be given to women at last.

Unemployment at all-time high: More than 80% women worried about financial future amidst falling economic growth
Business

Unemployment at all-time high: More than 80% women worried about financial future amidst falling economic growth

An official report by the NSSO, which is yet to be accepted by the government, has said umemployment rate had touched a 46-year high in 2018

Air India says Happy Women's Day with all-women crew on 12 international and 40 domestic flights
Business

Air India says Happy Women's Day with all-women crew on 12 international and 40 domestic flights

Air India will be deploying its B787 Dreamliners and B777s aircraft to operate the flights

Google Doodle celebrates International Women's Day 2019 with feminist quotes, designs
World

Google Doodle celebrates International Women's Day 2019 with feminist quotes, designs

On the International Women's Day 2019, Google dedicated its doodle to celebrate female power with inspirational quotes and designs from across the world by women, for women.

Women's employment plunges to 26% in 2018 from 36.7% in 2005; lack of quality education, digital divide to blame
Business

Women's employment plunges to 26% in 2018 from 36.7% in 2005; lack of quality education, digital divide to blame

Employment ratio of women remains low despite the increasing focus on reskilling and upskilling of workforc

On International Women's Day, take this quiz on female heroes whose hard work is inspiration to many
India

On International Women's Day, take this quiz on female heroes whose hard work is inspiration to many

On International Women's Day, take this quiz on women from across the world whose hard work has become an inspiration to many

International Women’s Day 2019: Decoding an obvious 'women’s film' versus a not-so-obvious one
Entertainment

International Women’s Day 2019: Decoding an obvious 'women’s film' versus a not-so-obvious one

Deniz Gamze Ergüven’s Mustang (Turkish, 2015) is a typical "women's film" with tropes that include empowering women, and helping them break free of oppresive structures. But what about the not-so-obvious "women's film" like Agnès Varda’s Le Bonheur (French, 1965)?

India celebrates International Women's Day: Nation vows to close gender gap
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India celebrates International Women's Day: Nation vows to close gender gap

With vows to close the gender gap, International Women's Day, a day to celebrate and refresh commitments towards social and economic emancipation of nearly half of the world population, was celebrated with great fanfare across India

Women's Day: In Rajasthan, Narendra Modi calls female foeticide matter of deep shame, says daughters not a burden
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Women's Day: In Rajasthan, Narendra Modi calls female foeticide matter of deep shame, says daughters not a burden

Narendra Modi inaugurated the National Nutrition Mission in Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu and also launched the expansion of the coverage of the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao programme

Mayanti Langer on International Women’s Day: 'Length of my hemlines is not going to affect the result of a cricket match'
Sports

Mayanti Langer on International Women’s Day: 'Length of my hemlines is not going to affect the result of a cricket match'

Firstpost spoke to Langer in an exclusive interview about her journey in the industry, the challenges that she has faced as a woman and her strong beliefs on owning and flaunting her femininity.

International Women's Day: Narendra Modi, Smriti Irani, Rajyavardhan Rathore join #SheInspiresMe campaign
India

International Women's Day: Narendra Modi, Smriti Irani, Rajyavardhan Rathore join #SheInspiresMe campaign

On Women's Day, prime minister Narendra Modi started the hash tag #SheInspires me while recognising the impact of certain women. Several other notable personalities followed suit

International Women's Day: Bollywood needs more female filmmakers to make way for engaging, inclusive cinema
Entertainment

International Women's Day: Bollywood needs more female filmmakers to make way for engaging, inclusive cinema

It’s not easy for women to become directors in India. And the key roadblock seems to be perception, not always opportunity.

International Women's Day 2018: Saluting the whistleblowers of sexual harassment
Life

International Women's Day 2018: Saluting the whistleblowers of sexual harassment

On International Women's Day 2018, we're looking at the 'whistleblowers' — women who are blowing the lid off sexual harassment, forcing society to recognise that a problem exists, where too many have been previously content to pretend otherwise.

International Women's Day 2018: Years before #MeToo, Urdu feminist poet Kishwar Naheed spoke about oppression
Life

International Women's Day 2018: Years before #MeToo, Urdu feminist poet Kishwar Naheed spoke about oppression

We often look to the West when we think of feminist thinkers and writers, but Kishwar Naheed's work shows that writers from the subcontinent, too, were challenging the patriarchy | #FirstCulture

Women's Day: Narendra Modi remembers Chhattisgarh's late Kunwar Bai, says #SheInspiresMe
India

Women's Day: Narendra Modi remembers Chhattisgarh's late Kunwar Bai, says #SheInspiresMe

Narendra Modi said several women had left an "indelible mark in the history of mankind" through their "exemplary deeds" and paid tribute to Kunwar Bai.

International Women's Day: Instead of #MeToo, daughters should be taught #HowTo in 21st Century India
India

International Women's Day: Instead of #MeToo, daughters should be taught #HowTo in 21st Century India

International Women's Day: If my daughter is one among three Indian women who is hit by her husband, I will tell her to think twice before getting a divorce. Where will she go?

International Women's Day: Patriarchy, market-driven economy undermine crucial role of women in Indian agriculture
India

International Women's Day: Patriarchy, market-driven economy undermine crucial role of women in Indian agriculture

While roles are now changing, women have always played a significant and critical role in agriculture.

International Women's Day 2018: Narendra Modi's address in Jhunjhunu to be telecast live in all Rajasthan schools
India

International Women's Day 2018: Narendra Modi's address in Jhunjhunu to be telecast live in all Rajasthan schools

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on International Women's Day on Thursday will have to be telecast live across all schools in Rajasthan, a state government decree has said.

International Women's Day: NITI Aayog to launch entrepreneurship platform for women
Business

International Women's Day: NITI Aayog to launch entrepreneurship platform for women

The Women Entrepreneurship Platform will provide opportunities to women realize their entrepreneurial aspirations, scale-up innovative initiatives and chalk-out sustainable, long-term strategies for their businesses.