UN Women hailed India's passage of the Women’s Reservation Bill on September 18 as a landmark moment for gender equality, especially in terms of women’s political leadership.
Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar city recently hosted a two-day national-level workshop on capacity building for women and gender equity.
New Delhi: Highlighting the lack of female recruits in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), a parliamentary committee urged the Union Home Ministry to form strategies to improve their representation in the services, media reports said.
Guwahati/IBNS: In by-elections for the Sohiong assembly constituency in Meghalaya's East Khasi Hills District Saturday, a significant number of voters turned out to participate in the democratic process.
Women’s Empowerment is not just an issue of social justice, it is also an economic imperative.
Over the past decade, women's labor force participation has dropped by 5.28 percent (ILO). After providing greater advantages and privileges to women, why is the graph of female participation falling?
On this International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, let's step back and look at eleven years of statistics, 2011–2021, which indicate a ninefold, or 87.3 percent, increase in violence against women. According to the annual data released by the National Crime Record Bureau in the past eleven years, the highest percentage of crimes against women reported in 2021 rose by 15.3 per cent.
New Delhi/IBNS: Union Women & Child Development Minister Smriti Irani Thursday said there was a need to look at gender equality differently and break barriers of past assumptions.
Anantnag: South Kashmir’s first Women’s police station commenced its operation from Monday in Anantnag town of the UT.
New Delhi: PM Narendra Modi hosted a delegation of Women Students from Nagaland at his residence in Lok Kalyan Marg earlier on Thursday.
Since childhood, AbhaKumari (21) wanted to study and don the police uniform – making a mark for herself as ‘Lady Dabangg’.
Srinagar/IBNS: In order to help women in distress or facing harassment or any kind of abuse or violence, Police Wednesday inaugurated the Women’s Help Desk at Police Station, Lar.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared a proposal to raise the minimum age of women for marriage from 18 to 21, media reports said.
Kabul/UNI/Sputnik/IBNS: The Afghan government will include women in the future, said Taliban Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid at a harrowing time for the South Asian nation.
New Delhi/UNI: In a first, Selection Board of the Indian Army cleared promotion of five women officers to Colonel rank on time scale basis after they completed 26 years of service in Signals, Electronic and Mechanical Engineers Corps, an official statement said.