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Mumbai – ‘Slum-dwelling women face greater risk to safety and security’ #WomensDay

Mumbai | 8th March, 2018: A public meeting organised by Ghar Bachao Ghar Banao Andolan on the occasion of International Women’s Day revealed how even in Mumbai, known for being the country’s most women friendly city, women’s safety and well-being depends on… Continue Reading →

Holding Up Half the Sky: From the Son Valley to a Cockpit #WomensDay

CHAITANYA KALBAG In the summer of 1982, I travelled to Sidhi district in Madhya Pradesh to report on a fascinating archaeological expedition for India Today. An Indo-US team excavating in the Son Valley was sifting through stone artefacts from the Upper… Continue Reading →

#WomensDay- Eight must-see documentaries about remarkable women

From India’s lady cops to Hip Hop Hijabis – Al Jazeera’s documentary picks for International Women’s Day, and every day. To mark International Women’s Day, we’ve compiled a list of our must-see documentaries featuring brave and determined women from all… Continue Reading →

Dreams, Songs, Laughter and Roses , but also Bread #WomensDay

March 8 seems like Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and a religious festival rolled into one. But where does that leave most women? asks Anchita Ghatak As we come marching, marching, we bring the Greater Days — The rising of the women… Continue Reading →

Breastfeeding intrinsic to life, don’t ‘milk’ it for politics #Womensday

 | LAXMI MURTHY Many women experience breastfeeding as exhausting and sometimes downright boring, when done several times a day for months on end.  For representation only. Offense factories across the country work overtime these days, churning out seemingly endless topics for… Continue Reading →

Do you know 15 women helped to draft the Constitution of India ? #WomensDay

On  Women’s day, it will interesting to know of contribution of women to the Constitution of India. Ammu Swaminathan Ammu Swaminathan, a prominent figure in the Indian Independence Movement, she was a social worker and a political activist. Swaminathan was an ardent… Continue Reading →

India – Linking #Aadhaar to legal entitlements will affect women, children #womensday

Asad Ashraf | New Delhi Representational image (Photo: Getty Images) The recent announcement by the Human Resource Development Ministry to link Aadhaar card with various government programmes has caused much ire among activists working on legal entitlements. Such activists working… Continue Reading →

#Womensday – Protecting today’s girls and tomorrow’s women

  Global March releases Resource Manual on Child Domestic Labour     To mark the International Women’s Day (March 8), Global March Against Child Labour is focussing on child domestic labour, an issue rife with exploitation of girls, and is… Continue Reading →

A third of women in the EU have faced sexual or physical violence #Womensday

Denmark, Sweden and Finland had the highest rates of violence against women, despite the countries’ reputation for promoting gender equality. Why? by Sophie McBain Published 5 March, 2014   A woman walks past a mural commemorating the 107 women killed by men… Continue Reading →

Delhi Women get ready to take back the city bus #Womensday

NEW DENEW DELHI: After creating the most lauded campaign, ‘Bell Bajao’ (ring the bell – a recipient of the Cannes Silver Lion) and one that’s inspired millions of men in India to take a stand against domestic violence, Breakthrough (a… Continue Reading →

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