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IIT-Madras launches mentorship initiative to tackle underrepresentation of women in research

April 27, 2021 9:26 pm

Intending to drive change, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, has launched the STEM women scholars' and researchers' development (STEWARD) initiative focussed on mentoring women PhD research scholars at all levels.

World Health Day: Here's what women need to know about managing urinary leak

April 06, 2021 9:40 pm

It mostly happens from the weakness of the muscles which support the uterus and urinary bladder, known as the pelvic floor muscles

‘Karti Dharti’ tells stories of women integral to ongoing farmers’ protests

April 05, 2021 3:44 am

The four-page, A3-sized newsletter in Punjabi and Shahmukhi, founded and edited by social activist Sangeet Toor, is the collective and conscious effort of a team of women and was launched a couple of weeks back.

Know the causes of late ovulation and how to enhance chances of conceiving

March 27, 2021 11:33 am

Dr Preeti Mahawar speaks of the various reasons many women have late ovulation and she also mentions how the chances of conceiving can increase.

Women more powerful than men, but do not understand and are fooled by them: Rahul to students

March 22, 2021 6:25 pm

Interacting with students at St Teresa's College for women, an autonomous institution here, the 50-year-old leader also helped the students learn a basic lesson from a martial art on how to gather inner strength while being pushed aside.

'I cannot be intimidated': Time magazine cover features women leading India's farmers' protests

March 05, 2021 12:29 pm

Per the story, the women stated they were disappointed that they were considered to be "mere care workers providing cooking and cleaning services at these sites", and not "equal stakeholders"

In Haryana’s ‘khapland’, a welcome upset: women lead rail roko agitation

February 19, 2021 11:08 am

The participation of women was especially impressive in Jind district, which is dominated by khap panchayats.

WeHub creates a ramp for Telangana's women entrepreneurs to take off

January 27, 2021 6:31 pm

At WeHub, enabling women as entrepreneurs has also led to the creation of solutions for problems specific to women.

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: Why it is important to get a PAP test done

January 25, 2021 3:06 pm

Sexually-active women between the ages of 21-65 years should get it done once every year for three years, and then every three years, suggests Dr Karamjit Kaur of Fortis La Femme Hospital, Bengaluru

In 2021, here's what middle-aged women should do for their health

January 11, 2021 5:14 pm

These basic tips will go a long way in securing your health -- find out what they are


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.