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International Womens Day


Dhariwal triggers row with rape comment, says Rajasthan has been a state of men

March 10, 2022 11:12 am

As some MLAs sitting behind him spoke, he turned to them and said, “Rajasthan toh mardon ka pradesh raha hai yaar, ab uska kya karein (Rajasthan has been a state of men, what to do about that),” prompting some ministers and MLAs to burst into laughter.

Celebrating Women’s Day: Play takes audience to state’s sugarcane fields

March 10, 2022 2:50 am

The play unfolds with a newly-wedded couple moving to a shanty with sugarcane workers and finding women advising the bride to undergo hysterectomy.

Rajasthan minister sparks row with rape comment

March 10, 2022 2:11 am

“We are number one in rape, ismein koi do raai nahin (no doubt about that), ab ye rape ke mamle mein kyun hain, kahin na kahin galti hai ye toh s**** (now why we are number one, it is a fault somewhere).”

Women’s Day: Special car rally on March 12

March 10, 2022 9:14 am

The rally will be flagged off at 8am from Jio World Drive BKC in Mumbai. More than 100 cars will participate and will proceed to Taj Gateway, Nashik.

JK Rowling slammed on Twitter for International Women's Day post; netizens call it 'embarrassing'

March 09, 2022 9:28 pm

"As if the transphobia wasn't sh*tty enough," one person wrote

International Women's Day: 'With family support, I dared to dream and achieve my goal'

March 10, 2022 9:37 am

Pune's Dr Jai Kelkar is among female ophthalmologists in Maharashtra to be conferred with FRCOphth.

International Women's Day: Western India Automobile Association to hold car rally

March 09, 2022 1:39 pm

The rally will be flagged off at 8 am from Jio World Drive, BKC and more than 100 cars are expected to take part in it.

Piloting toy train is just one of the many firsts for this woman

March 09, 2022 6:01 am

Bilaspur-born Deepti Moundekar claims to be the first woman driver in Ambala Rail Division and first woman passenger driver on broad gauge

How farmers’ movement gave women a voice

March 09, 2022 6:01 am

In two years, BKU Ugrahan set up women’s wings in 1,000 villages

Women’s Day is a reminder of aspirations of women, realities they are saddled with, and urgent need to close that gap

March 10, 2022 8:41 am

The roots of International Women’s Day lie in the mobilisation of women in the early decades of the 20th century for better pay and voting rights.


An ode to women artists and their works

March 21, 2022 6:29 pm

The exhibition was titled The Power Within, The Power Beyond

Rallies, roadshows and protests mark International Women's Day

March 08, 2022 9:09 pm

While Women’s Day traces its history to feminist movements in Europe and America in the early 1900s, the day became mainstream after it was adopted by the United Nations in 1977.

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

March 08, 2022 10:52 am

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.