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Will Aadhaar prevent you from getting an abortion? #MyBodyMyRights

Jasmine George  Digital campaign with its strong emphasis on digitisation of public records, have seen a companion in Aadhar. From basic amenities like getting ration, getting medical services or opening a bank account, Aadhar is being made as mandatory requirement…. Continue Reading →

Indian factories endangering seamstresses’ health with illegal pills

Anuradha Nagaraj CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Sudha seldom thought about the pills she took to ease her period pains during 10-hour shifts as a seamstress in southern India. She could not afford to let anything interrupt her work… Continue Reading →

Karnataka- Vulnerable young women pushed into hysterectomy

Vulnerable young women pushed into hysterectomy Anitha Pailoor Devaki distinctly remembers the day when her family had to make a choice — between her mother and the land. “The doctor warned that there were chances of developing cancer if the… Continue Reading →

Bihar- 2 women assaulted, tonsured for resisting rape bid by councillor

in Bihar He said that half a dozen people barged into the victims’ house and attempted to rape the daughter. After the mother tried to rescue her daughter, the accused physically assaulted the two women. Avinash Kumar Hindustan Times, Patna… Continue Reading →

मॉब लिंचिंग से पीड़ित मुस्लिम महिलाओं की फिक्र क्यों नहीं सरकार को, तीन तलाक पर ही ज़ोर क्यों?

राम पुनियानी का लेख: दरअसल, मोदी सरकार की मुस्लिम महिलाओं के बारे में चिंता, मगरमच्छी आसुंओं के सिवा कुछ नहीं है। ‘मुस्लिम बहनों’ की मुख्य समस्याएं क्या हैं? उनकी मुख्य समस्या यह है कि बीफ खाने, उसका व्यापार करने या… Continue Reading →

‘Unacceptable workplace behaviors’ at UNICEF, leaked report summary says

By Amy Lieberman // 21 June 2019ID UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Children’s Fund’s workplace is not living up to the organization’s values of empowering children and families, according to UNICEF’s internal summary of a forthcoming independent task force report. “While the draft ITF [independent task… Continue Reading →

Jimmy Kimmel Takes Swipe At Alabama’s Anti-Abortion Law

Comes Up With ‘Handmaid’s Tale’-Style Idea During his opening monologue Thursday, Jimmy Kimmel trashed President Trump’s supporters as well as the “strict anti-choice laws” in southern states such as Alabama. After weighing in on President Trump’s re-election kickoff, Kimmel unveiled a… Continue Reading →

Kolkata Policeman Suspended After Ex-Miss India Alleges Inefficiency

The sub-inspector of Charu Market police station has been suspended. Two other police officers have been show caused. Ushoshi Sengupta claimed the accused tried to break her phone and delete the videoKOLKATA:  The sub-inspector of a Kolkata police station was… Continue Reading →

Sexual Harassment case- Students demand resignation of Mithibai College Principal

Students and supporters of the youth wing of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), the Nationalist Student Congress, and the Prahar Student Organisation staged a protest at Mithibai College, Vile Parle on Tuesday. Mumbai: Students and supporters of the youth wing of… Continue Reading →

Value of women’s ‘unpaid’ labour in India 40% vs global 13%, can add 27% to GDP

By Sheshu Babu In analyzing economic data, various sectors like industry, agriculture, services, etc. are taken into account. But domestic work done by women is rarely ‘measured’ by analysts. A woman getting up early to make ready food for working… Continue Reading →

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