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Taliban: Women can study in gender-segregated universities

September 12, 2021 2:01 pm

The minister, Abdul Baqi Haqqani, laid out the new policies at a news conference, several days after Afghanistan’s new rulers formed an all-male government.

India must push for women’s rights in land ownership

August 18, 2021 4:54 pm

Bina Agarwal writes: Despite significant advancement in inheritance laws, only a small percentage of women own land in rural landowning households

Taliban say committed to Afghan peace talks, want 'genuine Islamic system'

June 20, 2021 1:10 pm

Officials have raised concerns over the stalling negotiations and have said the Taliban has not yet submitted a written peace proposal that could be used as a starting point for substantive talks.

UN report: Many women in poor nations can't say, "No sex"

April 15, 2021 9:57 am

But the findings "paint an alarming picture of the state of bodily autonomy for millions of women and girls" who don't have the power to make choices about their bodies and their futures without fear or violence, it said.

Biriyaani and Holy Rights, recently given the National Award, show the many wrongs women endure for a right

April 04, 2021 12:15 pm

While Farha Khatun faced criticism for her documentary Holy Rights on women qazis, a handful of Kerala theatres refused to screen Sajin Baabu's Kani Kusruti-starrer feature Biriyaani

The Hindutva Challenge To Women’s Rights

February 28, 2021 5:54 pm

It presents an educated and articulate woman to contest women’s freedom.

Becoming well-known at a young age was challenging: Malala Yousafzai

September 30, 2020 2:08 pm

At #TweakSummit, Malala Yousafzai spoke about overcoming hardships, time management, and risking it all to take a stand.

90% of men and women are biased against women, finds UN study

March 07, 2020 10:11 am

Surprisingly, 28 per cent of men and women also feel men are justified in beating their wives.

Woh mujhe judge karte hain: How a female rock band from UP is singing about women, their issues

January 10, 2020 3:00 pm

The songs of Meri Zindagi focus on issues like girl child education, women health, breastfeeding, and so on. They have also been part of government campaigns.

Golden Globes 2020: Michelle Williams gives powerful speech about women's choice

January 06, 2020 11:40 am

Williams, who took home the Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television award, for Fosse/Verdon, took the opportunity to speak about women's rights.