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The women who built CR Park, Delhi’s ‘mini Bengal’

March 11, 2019 8:39 am

The South Delhi neighbourhood was established in 1964 to accommodate those who had moved to Delhi from East Pakistan during the Partition.

‘There is no challenge that a woman cannot overcome’

March 10, 2019 9:18 am

The panel was organised by Indian Medical Association (IMA), in association with Chaitanya Hospital at IMA complex in Sector 35, Saturday.

Dependency on someone to go to school acts as biggest disabler for girls: Study

March 08, 2019 7:47 pm

The study found that dependency on someone to go to school is the biggest disabler for girls in attending educational institutions and 90 per cent of girls are impacted by it

'Shoulder to shoulder, always': Mumbai Police's latest post on Women's Day is winning hearts online

March 08, 2019 4:59 pm

The post that read "Shoulder to shoulder, always" drove home the point that women and men should be equally treated in all spheres of life. 

Watch: Arjun Rampal shares tips on how to raise confident girls

April 25, 2019 11:05 am

"I think what's most important is friendship. Have a really solid friendship with your daughters so that they can talk to you about anything and everything," says Arjun Rampal.

Enjoy these 10 family movies with your daughter

March 09, 2019 4:16 pm

International Women's Day 2019: Snuggle up and check out this list of 10 great films that feature strong, independent women who believe in breaking rules and carving their own path. It's sure to inspire your kids!

Women’s Day 2019: Five inspiring stories of women icons for kids

March 08, 2019 11:25 am

International Women's Day 2019: Naomi Kundu and Ishita Jain, who authored and illustrated The Girl who went to the Stars and Other Extraordinary Lives, pick their top 5 women icons for growing girls.

How a mother, who grew up in an abusive household, is teaching her son about gender equality

March 11, 2019 11:18 am

"At an age when children should play and have fun, we as a family were dealing with abuse at home. My father, who was very dominating and abusive, wanted everything to be done as per his wish. He abused my mother and us."

Number of women borrowers grows faster than men: Credit data

March 08, 2019 7:29 am

A good credit score can help consumers gain access to better credit offers faster, and lenders typically consider a credit score above 750 ideal.

In a life riddled with adversity, two sisters defy odds to create their own destiny

March 08, 2019 7:27 am

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, which falls on March 8, the sisters tell The Indian Express how important it is to remain positive through the many curveballs of life.


International Women's Day: Poonam drives an e-rickshaw in Delhi to help her kid fly

March 08, 2018 4:49 pm

Two years ago it was her family's responsibility that compelled 54-years-old Poonam to set out on the road and drive an e-rickshaw through the streets of Delhi to make her ends meet. Today, she is a confident driver who cherishes the joy of driving and the continuous chatter of her passengers. On the occasion of International Women's Day, Indian Express photographer Renuka Puri takes us through her struggles.

Women in Parliament: Left, Right and Centre

March 08, 2018 12:24 pm

On the occasion of International Women's Day, we photographed 12 strong women who are currently part of the Indian Parliament, which currently has the highest number of women Parliamentarians, albeit even that number isn't that much. But then, we also have India's first ever woman full Defence Minister leading the charge.

International Women's Day: "I had no choice but to be firm and fight back!" North India's first woman autorickshaw driver

March 08, 2018 5:41 pm

International Women's Day: Today at the age of 40, Sunita Choudhary stands dressed in a white tailored suit and brown boots driving her own auto-rickshaw along the streets of South Delhi. She came to the Capital broke escaping an abusive marriage with no place to live.

International Women's Day, 2018: 10 inspiring quotes by female authors on women that will reinforce their importance

March 08, 2018 10:08 am

Every year on March 8 International Women's Day is celebrated to recognise and celebrate womanhood. This year, the theme is #PressforProgress and on this occasion we bring to you 10 powerful quotes by women on women.

Top Frames: Mahashivaratri, International Women's Day around the world

March 13, 2016 12:22 pm

Holy men from Nepal and India come to Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu to take part in the Maha Shivaratri festival; Activists participate in a march to mark International Women's Day in San Salvador.

International Women's Day — Indra Nooyi, Oprah, Chanda Kochhar: 15 leadership quotes by inspirational women

March 08, 2017 10:39 am

These female role models have inspired countless women — and men — with their approach to leadership. Read on for some nuggets of leadership wisdom.

Places you can visit for a more eventful and meaningful International Women's Day

March 08, 2016 3:34 pm

Events to attend this International Women's Day if you live in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Pune.

On International Women's Day, plan a solo trip, ladies!

February 27, 2015 1:50 pm

On the occasion of International Women’s day (March 8), online accommodation- booking website lists top solo travel destinations.

India celebrates International Women's Day

March 08, 2014 4:35 pm

International Women's Day is marked on March 8.