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Making waves with news- Khabar Lahariya #womenempowerment

MEENA MENON, The Hindu BREAKING INTO A MAN’S DOMAIN:The newspaper is empowering women.PHOTO: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT. For a newspaper that’s ten-years-old, Khabar Lahariya (News Waves) has certainly made waves, as its name suggests. It won the Laadli Media Award in December… Continue Reading →

#India – Sunderban women trapped in depression

SHARMISTHA CHOWDHURY, The Hindu Women with psychiatric disorders adopt superstition. Women are particularly affected. Photo: Women’s Feature Service A recent survey in the Sunderbans region of West Bengal reveals an alarming trend of rising mental health problem among women Everyday,… Continue Reading →

‘The concept of progress now is illusory’ #mustread

Published: Thursday, Aug 9, 2012, 11:20 IST By Subir Ghosh | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA   The genial, lanky man who opens the door to greet you hardly looks like one who should be in the thick of a controversy. But… Continue Reading →

Snapshots- May 3, World Press Freedom Day 2012

Theme 2012: New Voices: Media Freedom Helping to Transform Societies World Press Freedom Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, following the recommendation of UNESCO’s General Conference. Since then, 3 May, the anniversary of the Declaration of… Continue Reading →

In journalist murders, Brazil, Pakistan, India fail crucial test

Posted: 04/16/2012 5:48 pm,HuffingtonPost  By Elisabeth Witchel/CPJ Consultant  Brazil, Pakistan, and India–three nations with high numbers of unsolved journalist murders–failed an important test last month in fighting the scourge of impunity. Delegates from the three countries took the lead in raising objections… Continue Reading →

UNESCO: Launch of World Atlas of Gender Equality in Education

To mark International Women’s Day, UNESCO and the UIS have jointly released the World Atlas of Gender Equality in Education, which includes over 120 maps, charts and tables featuring a wide range of sex-disaggregated indicators. The vivid presentation of information… Continue Reading →

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