Girl Child
India  /  Published 10.06.21

Keep girls off phones: Women’s panel member

In controversial remarks, a member of the Uttar Pradesh women's commission has suggested that girls should be kept off mobile phones by families who don't want them "running away" wi...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Aligarh

India  /  Published 24.01.21

National Girl Child Day: PM highlights achievements

The central government has undertaken many initiatives that focus on empowering the girl child including access to education, better healthcare and improving gender sensitivity, Prime Minister Narendr...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.10.20

Devotees flock to Bokaro Durga temple with a wish for daughter

In a country beset with the problem of foeticide, the Durga temple at Chakuliya village in Bokaro’s Chas block is a study in contrast. Devotees have been visiting the temple for the past 170 yea...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

India  /  Published 11.10.20

Delhi woman 'becomes' British High Commissioner for a day!

"My day was full of diverse experiences which have really broadened my perspective on the role of women and their representation in fields of media, policing and STEM. I am now more determined th...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 11.10.20

Music video celebrates girls' voices

A song that speaks of equal opportunities for girls will be part of the playlist at several Puja pandals in Calcutta. The song is part of a music video that was launched by the West Bengal Commission...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 05.10.20

Tribal girls lead the path to knowledge

Both the girls are a part of Medhavini, a tribal girl education project initiated by Jamshedpur based organisation Kalamandir CCAF and supported by the Tata Steel Downstream Products Ltd. The Medhavi...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.03.20

4 Gumla girls saved in Delhi

Four minor girls from Gumla who were being taken to Delhi from Ranchi by the Garib Rath were rescued from the clutches of their traffickers by volunteers of Delhi-based voluntary organisation Justice ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.19

Institutionalized gender discrimination in technical education

Sir — The 20-year-old engineering student, Monjita Baruah, was recently given the opportunity to head the British diplomatic mission in Calcutta for a day. This was part of an initiative by the Bri...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 24.01.20

National Girl Child Day on Twitter

In the early ‘80s, music enthusiasts in Calcutta were introduced to a sparkly Cyndi Lauper and her feminist anthem Girls just wanna have fun. The original track by Robert Hazard was far from fe...

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.09.19

Baby stolen from MGM hospital in Jamshedpur

MGM Medical College and Hospital— the biggest government heal hub in Kolhan — is in the news once again for the theft of a newborn.A baby girl born to Horo and Pangela Purty from Chaibasa in West ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


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