Woman Empowerment
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

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.12.19

NCC cadets pedal for a cause

Pedalling 4,700km, National Cadet Corps (NCC) cadets created an awareness on women’s education, cleanliness and why the youth must say no to drugs. The the concluding ceremony of Bihar Jharkhand Re...
By The Telegraph in Ranchi

Entertainment  /  Published 15.12.19

Rani Mukerji’s advice to students of St. Xavier’s College

She walked into the college auditorium to huge claps and cheers, striding on to stage to not only promote her latest film Mardaani 2...
By Priyanka Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.20

Discussion on women issues and remedies

Pratichi (India) Trust on Friday began a two-day discussion in which around 250 participants shared their experiences about the crisis women in India face and the ways to combat it.Pratichi (India) Tr...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan


India  /  Published 17.02.20

Govt: Women weaker, have to care for kids

The following are some of the reasons the Centre cited in court in defence of discrimination against women officers:Women officers, unlike men in the same arm or service, are not employed in hazardous...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 28.01.20

Women at forefront

By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.19

Empowering women, a stitch at a time

At 80, Maya Dutta still travels from her home in Bansdroni to Jodhpur Park every day, changing autos and buses, to teach tailoring to women at the 75-year-old organisation where she herself had learnt...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 08.03.20

Women should be aware of where they stand financially

In India, there are enough reasons to believe that women are good at planning, arranging and executing things, especially which are long-term in nature. The very practice of saving from the funds give...
By Neha Pathak

West Bengal  /  Published 08.12.19

Stage set for sharing home truths & putting up a fight

A number of women who have faced violence at home are reaching out to women in their neighbourhoods and making them aware of their rights through plays. The theatre group has performed in the city’s...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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