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'I never knew where my next meal was coming from': Roller skater who travelled 3,900 miles without money

Hong Kong born and US-bred Yanise Ho talks about her 3900-mile long journey from the East Coast to West Coast of the United States without carrying any money.

Forwarded as Received: How Other Half Lives

WhatsApp Uncle imagines what it is to be a woman


Young and single: Why many women are not thinking marriage

Rather than seeing the unmarried single status as a rebellious or revolutionary act against marriage, experts term it as part of evolution.

Threads of Tradition

Project Nala Wali attempts to revive the traditional craft of weaving azarband by involving unemployed women and reaching out to designers around the country.

Antibiotic use may up heart attack, stroke risk in women

The possible reason why antibiotic use is linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease is because antibiotics alter the balance of the micro-environment in the gut, researchers said.

‘Fat’, ‘Dog’, ‘No Longer a 10’. How Trump talks about women

Here are some of the president’s most remarkable attacks on women over the years.


In a first, Indian Railways magazine goes pink, dedicates May issue to women

The magazine, which costs Rs 10, turns the spotlight on women ticket checkers, testimonials from them on working with the national transporter and carries a ready reckoner on the special privileges that women passengers are provided.

Indian Railways to place ladies coaches in centre, paint in different colour

The committee has also decided to build infrastructure facilities at railway stations and trains which will include separate toilets and changing room for women.

Government asks judiciary, states to monitor disbursal of maintenance money to women

The law minister also urged the judiciary to advise district courts to monitor timely disbursal of maintenance and speedy execution of warrants awarded by the court in collaboration with state police forces.

Woman spend more time doing unpaid work than men

According to the research, not only more women engage in unpaid work as compared to men, they spend two to ten times more time on unpaid work. In addition to their paid activities, this creates a double burden for them.

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India celebrates International Women's Day

International Women's Day is marked on March 8.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There is a dip in the population of working women across India. But the northeastern states have a prominent presence. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i

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

From Red Fort, Narendra Modi pitches to women voters; condemns rape, promises permanent commission for women and triple talaq bill. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i

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

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.