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Oct 14, 2018
Tavleen Singh dubbing MeToo in India 'imitative of West' exposes her disconnect; realities for women are same worldwide#MeToo is hugely relevant because 55 percent of nearly 1.3 billion Indians are under 25 years of age. This movement is relevant more to them than to us and our ancestors
Sep 22, 2018
Ayzh founder Zubaida Bai on the 'birth kits' helping women in rural India have hygienic deliveriesZubaida Bai says that very often, when maternal healthcare products are designed, the biggest stakeholder — women — and their needs are not taken into consideration
Sep 02, 2018
Venkaiah Naidu seeks unity among MPs on issues of national importance, calls for end to discrimination against womenVenkaiah Naidu said that the election petitions and criminal cases against political leaders needed to be disposed of within a reasonable time frame by constituting.
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