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Mar 08, 2019
On International Women's Day, take this quiz on female heroes whose hard work is inspiration to manyOn International Women's Day, take this quiz on women from across the world whose hard work has become an inspiration to many
Jan 28, 2018
'Indian women are taking rapid strides in all fields': Full-text of Narendra Modi's 40th 'Mann Ki Baat'In the first 'Mann ki Baat' of 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the achievements of women in various fields, saying that nothing is impossible for women if they have a strong will. Following is the full text of Modi's 40th edition of the monthly radio address:
Jan 26, 2018
The Handmaid's Tale: Indian premiere of Hulu show to follow multi-city campaign about women rightsA multi-city campaign questioning women's right and the freedom granted to them is underway as a build up to the Indian premiere of award-winning show The Handmaid's Tale.
Jan 15, 2018
Triple talaq bill not enough: Marital rape, anti-dowry legislation among 5 criminal laws Indian women need just as urgentlyIn its urgency to push through the Triple Talaq Bill, govt appears to have overlooked five criminal laws relating to women that need immediate attention.
Dec 12, 2017
Crimes against women up 83%, but conviction rate hits 10-year low; Delhi reports highest crime rate in IndiaAs many as 39 crimes against women were reported every hour in India, up from 21 in 2007, according to Crime in India 2016 report by the NCRB.
Nov 29, 2017
India's growing affluence doesn't promise its women more rights, safety; ranks 131 of 153 in global indexA nation's economic well-being does not necessarily ensure gender parity or women safety, a new index concluded. India is an example of this disparity.
Nov 17, 2017
SC sets up medical panel in case of woman seeking nod to abort 28-week-old foetus with cardiac disorderThe Supreme Court on Friday set up a medical board comprising doctors from the AIIMS to ascertain the health condition of a 28-week-old foetus and the pregnant woman who wanted to abort it on the ground of abnormality.
Oct 28, 2017
Raya Sarkar faces death, rape threats after sexual predators' list takes academia by stormJust two days after putting up the list on Facebook, Raya Sarkar posted about getting death and rape threats for standing up for victims of sexual harassment.
Aug 21, 2017
Swaraj at 70 Part 6: People's aspirations are no longer limited by age and class, says Ashni BiyaniFirstpost spoke to Ashni Biyani, who has developed a nuanced understanding of the multi-dimensional shifts unfolding in the Indian society.
Aug 07, 2017
'I am a feminist, I support one day period leave': Menstruation is healthy, debate ghettoises womenArguing for period cramps to be a reason for “medical leave” is precisely what ghettoises women by associating medical illness with something as healthy as menstruation