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Now Sex Workers Recognised as Informal Workers: National Human Rights Commission

Finally, after years of negligence, India’s sex workers have been recognised as the ‘Women at Work’. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued an 11-page ‘Human Rights Advisory on Rights of Women in Context of COVID-19’ in which it… Continue Reading →

Jharkhand – Activists Fast against Stan Swamy’s arrest in Bhima Koregaon Case

Attack on Birsa Munda’s legacy, says demonstrators Animesh Bisoee   |   Jamshedpur   |   Published 13.10.20, 01:43 AM Over 60 representatives of public organisations and tribal activists staged a hunger strike near tribal icon Birsa Munda’s memorial in Ranchi on Monday to protest against the arrest… Continue Reading →

India – If Hathras doesn’t make us think again, Nothing Will

    by- Avay Shukla The voters of this country (or at least 37% of them) have given Mr. Modi and his party a long rope. They have kept the faith and have even tolerated the wholesale reneging on his… Continue Reading →

Bihar: Dalit Woman Gang-Raped, Thrown Into River With 5-Yr-Old Son, Baby Dies

POSTED ON OCTOBER 12, 2020 A Dalit woman was allegedly gang-raped in Bihar’s Buxar district. Her five-year-old child died by drowning after being attacked and thrown into a canal, along with the survivor. One of the seven accused men has… Continue Reading →

‘Bittersweet’ highlights a shocking truth about women in Beed

Ananth Mahadevan is off to the Busan International Film Festival with his new film, and he has shared what compelled him to make his latest. Titled “Bittersweet”, Mahadevan’s new film has been nominated in the Competition section of the prestigious… Continue Reading →

World Mental Health Day: These artists are talking about depression, anxiety through comics

TOP NEWS World Mental Health Day 2020: Challenging the popular notion that comic books are only for fun and are not meant to be taken seriously, several artists have been using the medium to spread awareness and educate people about… Continue Reading →

Rajasthan temple priest set on fire over land dispute, main accused arrested

The deceased’s family has sought action against the SHO, a probe by a deputy rank official, compensation and government job to a family member. By: Express News Service | Jaipur | Updated: October 9, 2020 7:39:26 pmXAccording to the police, the five accused… Continue Reading →

Punjab: Woman gang-raped by 3 men in Amritsar, thrown out from moving vehicle

Police said they are checking the records and the CCTV footage of the hotel where the victim was taken and raped. The victim said she did not reveal the crime to anyone on that day due to fear. Agencies Amritsar… Continue Reading →

How HUL is dealing with sexual harassment and ensuring women are safe at the workplace and beyond

Women employees are encouraged to complain about any sexual harassment without fear of retaliation. To prevent harassment and ensure their safety, women are encouraged to avoid late working hours. When one does work late, her line manager gets an automated… Continue Reading →

India -Online classes spell end of education for rural girls

With boys getting preference to use the single multimedia phone at home, girls from poor rural households have discontinued studies, resigning themselves to an early marriage Jigyasa Mishra Oct 09, 2020 Shravasti, Uttar Pradesh With her brother using the single… Continue Reading →

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