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International Womens Day


Rajasthan: 21 women achievers receive AIPC honours

March 10, 2021 12:51 pm

Women and Child Development minister Mamta Bhupesh, who was the Chief Guest for the occasion, said, “We’re proud of our Sheroes, who are leading the way forward for a more developed India.

Inside Bollywood sets and studios: Of male entitlement, casual sexism and mansplaining

March 08, 2021 7:04 pm

On International Women’s Day, we speak to storytellers working in the Hindi film industry who want Bollywood to let them be creators, who are women. Not despite of.

International Women's Day: Eight common women's health issues to know about

March 08, 2021 1:12 pm

Women need to prioritise their own physical and mental health, and well-being

‘We didn’t look at each other as men and women, but as colleagues and officers’: Lt Gen Dr Madhuri Kanitkar

March 09, 2021 8:45 am

On Women’s Day today, as National Geographic premieres a new film, Women of Honour: Destination Army, we look at three women — a young officer who’s the film’s protagonist, the seniormost woman officer in the Indian Army, and a woman who is e-coaching defence aspirants

Zimbabwe’s women battle gender discrimination amid pandemic

March 08, 2021 3:09 pm

As International Women's Day is marked around the world Monday, Zimbabwe's women celebrate the progress they have made in tackling discrimination in the workplace and acknowledge more effort is necessary.

A day in the life of an imperfect woman

March 08, 2021 1:34 pm

Being a psychologist mom, the expectations run high. But, I make sure I stay human and realistic with my parenting goals. 'To err is human, to forgive divine'. This Alexander Pope saying is my go-to mantra for every parenting glitch; although I think he was talking about forgiving others, I use it mostly for myself

On International Women's Day, 11 Indian films and web shows that you can revisit

March 08, 2021 1:09 pm

Here's a list of some handpicked Hindi movies and web series about female bonding that can be revisited this International Women's Day,

This International Women’s Day, let’s break the burnout cycle

March 08, 2021 10:32 am

Whilst organisations and society at large can play a significant role, here are six ways in which women themselves can both manage ‘burnout’ as well as take care of their well-being whilst still pursuing their life goals -- whether personal or professional

Women’s Day Special — How Pune entrepreneurs run enterprises powered by conviction

March 08, 2021 11:58 am

Aditi Bhosale Walunj of Repos Energy, Application Ally's Arya Diwase and Anushka Desai, Shayari Uke of TGFco - The Gourmet Food Co., The Daftar's Sunanda Verma Bhatta and Mauji and TraWork's Vandita Kedia Purohit speak up about their respective entrepreneurial journeys.

Women’s Day 2021 Live Updates: A celebration of empowering stories, pouring in of heartfelt wishes

March 09, 2021 2:21 pm

Happy Women's Day 2021 Wishes Images, Quotes Live Updates: The theme for this year's International Women's Day is #ChooseToChallenge. It indicates that a "challenged world is an alert world, and from challenge comes change"


Women's Day: Powerful women athletes who dominate their sport

March 08, 2021 7:40 pm

The world of sports has largely been dominated by men in India, which indirectly implies that the nation’s sporting heroes were dominated by a gender. Not anymore.

Varun, Anushka, Sunny Leone, Sara Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor celebrate International Women’s Day 2021

March 08, 2021 8:26 pm

International Women's Day 2021: have a look at how Bollywood celebs including Rhea Chakraborty, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sunny Leone, Amitabh Bachchan, Virat Kohli, Mahesh babu, Disha Patani, are celebrating Women's Day.

In pictures: 'Mera Jism Meri Marzi', a look at Pakistan's Aurat March on Women's Day

March 09, 2020 8:09 pm

On March 8, when allies got together to celebrate International Women's Day, men, women, the transgender community, people who identify as non-binary, and others, came together for the interesting and refreshingly-audacious 'Aurat March' in Pakistan.

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.