India  /  Published 05.11.21

Misogyny charge on student leader

One of the two Indian Union Muslim League student leaders accused by women colleagues of harassment and misogyny has been named in the chargesheet. Kerala police have not explained why they have only...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.11.21

Adiva: Tribal jewellery gets a brand

Tribal jewellery made by adivasi women of Jharkhand will now be sold under the brand name Adiva to be sold via Palash marts, a chain of stores run by the Jharkhand S...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

News  /  Published 01.11.21

Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week 2021 launches #SHEStem Insta-Reels Challenge for students

The theme of the contest is ‘Fast Forward to 2040. As a STEM leader, how are you making the world a better place?’ ...
By Mou Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.21

Initiative to prevent trafficking in tea estates

The Dooars Branch of Indian Tea Association (DBITA) has launched a project in association with the Unicef to prevent human trafficking, especially of women and children, from the Dooars tea belt. The...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Opinion  /  Published 26.10.21

Kashmir: A picture of women's success

Globalization has led to multiple employment opportunities with the potential to alleviate poverty. Yet, women are over-represented among the poor, and the trend is deepening globally. The value ascri...
By Debarati Bhattacharya


News  /  Published 25.10.21

Man arrested for luring women into porn films

A 27-year-old man from Bolpur in West Bengal’s Birbhum district was arrested on Sunday for allegedly forcing aspiring models into pornography by threatening them or promising them roles in web s...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

India  /  Published 24.10.21

BJP leader flags dark side of UP police

A senior BJP leader has warned the women of Uttar Pradesh not to visit police stations after sunset. “Although a woman officer and a (woman) sub-inspector sit (at police stations), you should n...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

News  /  Published 23.10.21

Bikers harass, drag woman on road in New Town

A woman in her twenties who was walking towards a bus stop was allegedly teased and molested by two bike-borne men in New Town's BB Block late on Wednesday.  Raju Majumder, 27, and Shabuj Sh...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Opinion  /  Published 22.10.21

First step: Seats reserved for women

If more women contest the elections, it does not mean that they will all become legislators. But to go by the All India Congress Committee general secretary, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, women’s polit...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 21.10.21

Afghan judges ‘live in fear’

When Nabila was a judge in Afghanistan’s Supreme Court, she granted divorces to women whose husbands were sometimes jailed for assaulting or kidnapping them. Some of the men threatened to kill h...
By David Zucchino in New York


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