women

Despite strides made in empowering women, we still do most of the heavy lifting in household work

All women are expected to take responsibility for home and hearth, irrespective of whether they have a job or not.

published on : 17th January 2021

13-year-old abducted, gang-raped by 9 men in MP's Umaria district, 7 held

The incident happened at a time when the state government is running ‘Samman,’ a fortnight-long public awareness drive on crime against women across the state.

published on : 16th January 2021

Minor girl raped in UP village

The 23-year-old man had lured the minor to a secluded spot by offering her Rs 10.

published on : 16th January 2021

Looking forward to test our preparations before Olympics: Indian women's hockey team skipper Rani Rampal

Rani Rampal said that the Argentina series is a crucial tour for the side to test themselves before the Tokyo Olympics.

published on : 16th January 2021

UP woman officer accuses man of raping, blackmailing her 

Acting on the complaint, the police on Friday arrested the accused belonging to Basantpur in Shahjahanpur district, Station House Officer Ram Adhar said.

published on : 16th January 2021

111 Telugu women pen stories, create record

The book titled Kathakeli will be formally launched on Sunday at Tyagaraya Ganasabha between 3 to 5 pm.

published on : 16th January 2021

Kerala Budget 2021: Crime mapping to take care of women’s safety

The inclusion of women's safety in the budget was by and large welcomed by social activists in the state.

published on : 16th January 2021

Two including auto driver held for trying to rape college student in Hisar

They nabbed the accused identified as Vinod of Shiv Nagar and Naveen, a resident of village Bhaini Amirpur here, said the police.

published on : 15th January 2021

Rare conviction of South Sudan soldiers for rape raises hope

What sets these assaults in South Sudan apart from many other rapes by soldiers in the troubled country is this: The women brought the men to court and won.

published on : 15th January 2021

Two Egyptian women to stand new trial over TikTok dance videos

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief the media.

published on : 15th January 2021

Women's share in urban labour force just at 10.3 per cent, reveals study

The report suggested that around 90 per cent of the women who are aged 15 or more in urban India are not employed, neither are they actively seeking employment.

published on : 15th January 2021

Major fire at Kolkata slum leaves hundreds homeless, blaze under control after four hours

Twenty-seven fire tenders took around four hours to control the blaze that broke out around 6.55 pm in the Hazari Bustee on Kshirode Vidyavinode Avenue beside the Bagbazar Women's College.

published on : 14th January 2021

14-year-girl gang-raped by three including relative in Gwalior

Police said a case has been registered against the three accused and a search operation is on to nab them. 

published on : 14th January 2021

This economical auto service with women drivers looks to fix Bengaluru Metro's last mile connectivity issues 

This app-based electric auto service with women drivers made its debut at the Yelachenahalli Metro station a fortnight ago and plans to soon cover Konanakunte Cross Metro station.

published on : 14th January 2021

'When girls can reproduce at 15 years, why raise their marriageable age from 18': Ex-MP minister kicks up a storm

On Monday, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan had called for national debate on raising marriageable age for girls from 18 to 21 years.

published on : 13th January 2021
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