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Aug 13, 2018
Narendra Modi asserts reservation 'is here to stay'; PM accuses Congress of playing politics over NRCCountering the picture projected by Opposition of a gloomy economic situation and claims of rising unemployment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that more than one crore jobs have been created in the last one year, hence, the campaign of lack of jobs needs to stop now.
Jul 31, 2018
Centre has agreed to allocate Rs 5,439 lakh to scheme for empowerment of rural women: WCD MoS Virendra KumarThe Centre has approved Rs 5,439.14 lakh for a new scheme aimed to empower rural women through community participation Virendra Kumar said, Women and Child Development, Minister of State.
Jul 12, 2018
Financially-empowered women are 'bulwark against societal evils', says Narendra Modi to women working with self-help groupsFinancially empowered women are a "bulwark against societal evils", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday while interacting with more than one crore women associated with various self-help groups across the country.
Jun 28, 2018
No country for women: What the furore over Thomson Reuters Foundation's findings on India missesThe point is not to merely be better than Saudi, Syria and Pakistan; if we were fourth worst or fifteenth worst on the Thomson Reuters Foundation's survey, could we still look around and feel happy at where we are?
Jun 20, 2018
Journalism's #MeToo moment: A guide for media organisations on tackling sexism and misogyny at the workplaceHere are 14 principles and recommendations for the global news publishing community to use when auditing their efforts on gender equality, and on diversity more broadly
Jun 06, 2018
French Curiosity Club: A group that organises meet-ups for women to learn and collaborate comes to MumbaiThe French Curiosity Club organises a 'girls night out' where women can meet and collaborate with other women who are successful in different fields
Jun 05, 2018
Documentary Veil Done shows three women's struggle to be fit against domestic duties and lack of supportHealth or fitness can be an elusive pursuit for so many of us, but for the three women in Veil Done, it involves a fight to win their right to exercise
May 31, 2018
Batik Boutique is opening up new avenues of sustainable income for Malaysian women living in poor, urban conditionsFor Kak Noor, a mother of seven, her living standards have improved since working at Batik Boutique. She says, “Now that I have a job, I have my own income...I am able to help the family.”
May 28, 2018
International Menstrual Hygiene Day: To progress, India must end culture of shame and silence, writes Shabana AzmiOn International Menstrual Hygiene Day, Shabana Azmi writes about the dire need to destigmatise periods and raise awareness about the importance of hygiene
May 13, 2018
UN lauds removal of stamp duty on property registered in name of women in Jammu and KashmirHailing Jammu and Kashmir government's decision to abolish stamp duty on the sale of property owned by women in the state, a United Nations agency has termed it as a big step towards women empowerment