Woman Empowerment
India  /  Published 11.08.21

Cheer PM, don’t seek help

Prime Minister Narendra Modi stuck to the script and appeared to ignore a woman’s plea for release of payments held up due to the lockdown, during an online interaction on Tuesday where moments ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 19.07.21

Odisha plan to boost women income

The Odisha government will provide business worth Rs 5,000 crore in five years to women self-help groups in the state through Mission Shakti to enhance their economic power and strengthen their source...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.21

India remembers Kadambini Ganguly

"Remembering #KadambiniGanguly ji on her birth anniversary. In a male-dominated society, Kadambini Ganguly fought all restrictions & prejudices to study medicine. She actively campaigned for ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 06.07.21

The new woman of Mamata’s Bengal

Linen has been around since the Egyptians and the Mesopotamians used the fabric. No one gave much thought about how and where to wash attire until a Frenchman by the name of Napoleon Bonaparte objecte...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.06.21

Single mom fights her way into police force

By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


West Bengal  /  Published 08.04.21

Bengal: women hold the key

By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.03.21

Jharkhand activist to speak at international webinar

Ranchi-based tribal and women’s rights activist Aloka Kujur will represent India as a speaker at a webinar as part of the Israel Apartheid Week campaign of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 25.03.21

A day in the life of women in Uttar Pradesh: harassed, 'raped', killed

By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Calcutta  /  Published 21.11.20

US consulate launches course for NE women

A woman from Assam counsels those in need of mental health support and provides them with a “non-judgemental platform” to share their stories and challenges. A woman from Arunachal Prades...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.08.20

Need women leaders to change lives

Modern High School alumna Anita Bhatia, the UN Women deputy executive director, stressed the need for women leaders in decision-making roles, influencing policy and changing lives while spea...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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