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Tuesday, May 17, 2022



Employed women more likely to use modern contraception: National Family Health Survey report

May 06, 2022 4:54 pm

Findings show that contraceptive usage increases in communities, regions that have seen more socio-economic progress.

Sweden, Spain, France clinch spots in 2023 Women's World Cup

April 13, 2022 11:45 am

Ten teams have qualified in an expanded field of 32 for soccer's premier event scheduled for July 20Aug 20 next year.

42-year-old woman held for allegedly thrashing, sexually assaulting minor boy in Dwarka

March 23, 2022 11:38 am

A case under sections of hurt, unnatural offences, POCSO Act, and JJ Act was registered at Sector 23 police station,” said a police officer.

NDA gearing up to admit first batch of 19 girl cadets, training in 'gender neutral' manner

March 22, 2022 6:43 pm

The NDA said that majority of training activities shall be conducted jointly keeping their employability in mind, wherein the women officers are required to command the troops of men.

'I don't multitask anymore': Maria Goretti pens powerful note on the need to 'slow down'

March 10, 2022 12:40 pm

In a note dedicated to women, Maria Goretti wrote, "I have stopped the chase, the run to embrace the finish line... Everything does not have to be perfect"

‘50% of women not financially independent’

March 10, 2022 2:28 am

About 33 per cent of the women finds “cost of living” as one of the challenges or barriers for being financially independent, the survey by SBI General insurance said.

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

If women are not empowered, the economy loses

March 09, 2022 9:24 am

Only by creating a level playing field can we see the true potential of women as well as that of the nation

Book by Iceland's First Lady Eliza Reid chronicles how Icelandic women are carrying forward the battle for equality

March 05, 2022 4:05 pm

Secrets of the Sprakkar: Iceland’s Extraordinary Women and How They are Changing the World makes a case for gender parity through stories of women who have achieved unlikely victories

China fires officials over mom abuse scandal that shocked nation

February 23, 2022 5:52 pm

Jiangsu authorities vowed to “severely crack down on crimes related to trafficking women and children, as well as those who purchase trafficked women and children”.


Exhibition pays ode to women artists' contribution to Indian modernism

March 07, 2022 5:15 pm

The exhibition, A Place in The Sun: Women Artists from 20th Century India, features works by 10 women artists from 20th century India

India celebrates International Women's Day

March 08, 2014 4:35 pm

International Women's Day is marked on March 8.


Chhattisgarh elections: Congress and BJP manifestos focus on farmers, cows and women

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

Both Congress and the BJP are fighting a tough battle in Chhattisgarh this year. As the second phase on voting state in underway, we look at what both parties are promising, to woo the voters.

Sabarimala gates opened for women but protesters deny them entry

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

The gates of the Sabarimala temple were opened to women of all ages on Wednesday, but protesters blocked the devotees from entering the shrine and warned them of consequences.

Republicans and their strained relationship with women

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

The Republicans on the US Senate Judiciary Committee are all men. Their remarks during the heated Supreme Court confirmation fight over Justice Brett Kavanaugh renewed attention to the party’s fraught relationship with women.

Gender politics: Teaching refugees about sex and consent

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

Refugees who are settling in Sweden are learning how to become members of Swedish society. For many newcomers from the Middle East, that means a shift in thinking about sex and relationships.

What Indu Malhotra, the only judge who disagreed on the Sabarimala verdict, said

June 22, 2020 6:15 pm

Justice Indu Malhotra said that it is not for courts to determine which religious practices are to be struck down.

What is stopping women in India from accessing mobile phone: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

Apart from economic constraints, social barriers like the level of education, marital status and the lack of empowerment prevent women’s access to mobile technology in India, suggests a study by the Harvard Kennedy School.

Six female politicians tells us the hate and judgment they have to deal with

June 22, 2020 6:17 pm

The number of women running for office is increasing. But for many, harassment and discrimination is a persistent reality. We spoke with six female candidates about how they have persevered.

There has been a significant dip in the population of India’s working women: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:18 pm

There is a dip in the population of working women across India. But the northeastern states have a prominent presence. See more:

From condemning rape to promising Triple Talaq Bill, Narendra Modi makes a pitch to women voters in I-day speech

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

From Red Fort, Narendra Modi pitches to women voters; condemns rape, promises permanent commission for women and triple talaq bill. See more:

How many Fortune 500 companies have women as CEOs: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

The more we look at gender gap, the more we find that it is everywhere. How are Fortune 500 companies doing in terms of women in leadership roles? A look at the disparity in today’s News in Numbers.