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Plush period: This Chennai start-up’s hygiene products for women are all about sustainability and sensibility

Ketan Munoth and Prince Kapoor are two Loyola College graduates who decided to launch a feminine hygiene brand called Plush. We find out how they’re different

Published on 4th August 2021
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This documentary is a powerful account of Indian women who are fighting and surviving violence against them

The documentary celebrates ordinary women who’ve shown extraordinary courage to rise above their limitations and challenge deeply entrenched gender norms

Published on 4th August 2021
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292 COVID orphans registered on portal under PM CARES scheme, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani says in Lok Sabha

The scheme provides support for education and health and will create a corpus of Rs 10 lakh for each child when he or she reaches 18 years of age

Published on 30th July 2021
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Research finds that women and minorities are under-represented in tech workforce

The report showed that only 16 per cent of women and ethnic-minority tech employees believe that they are well represented in tech teams

Published on 23rd July 2021
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Around 84 per cent women in South India want to take up gaming as their career: Study

In South India, gaming has emerged as a career option with 83 per cent of respondents considering gaming as a viable career option

Published on 23rd July 2021
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Nari Shakti in Modi Cabinet: Why are India's number still so low?

Only 21 per cent of government ministers across the world are women and only 14 countries have 50 per cent or more women in their cabinets

Published on 20th July 2021
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IIM-S kicks off a new batch with nearly 50 per cent female students for third consecutive year

Earlier, female students were reluctant to take admission in IIM-S. The institute took a policy decision to relax cut-off marks for admissions for female students

Published on 20th July 2021
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Kerala police launches 'Pink Protection' for safety of women

The 'Pink Protection' project aims to prevent dowry-related issues, cyberbullying and humiliation in public places

Published on 19th July 2021
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COVID-19: Odisha begins vaccinating pregnant women with the help of ASHA, Anganwadi workers

Around 4.5 lakh pregnant women are expected to get their first jab of COVID-19 vaccine

Published on 16th July 2021
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Addressing social needs may reduce distress, improve the health of women with cancer, finds a new study

The new study was published by Wiley early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society

Published on 12th July 2021
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Six young Assamese women are engaging fishing communities to make yoga mats from water hyacinth. Check it out!

Called Moorhen yoga mat, with the help of DST, NECTAR and designers, this biodegradable and compostable is handmade by fishing communities around Deepor Beel in Assam

Published on 9th July 2021
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World Press Freedom Index 2020: Pakistan unsafe for women journalists, ranks 145th out of 180 countries

The women who speak against the incumbent government and its handling of the pandemic are severely targeted as revealed by women journalists who signed a petition against the government last year

Published on 8th July 2021
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One in 10 women in India ran out of food during the lockdown, finds a new report

The pandemic exacerbated women's nutritional challenges, as an additional 3.2 crore reported being worried about food sufficiency in their households

Published on 5th July 2021
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All-women team from IIT Delhi develop 'antifungal strategy' to treat fungal eye infections

In their research study, the scientists found that "conjugate drug penetration was 5-fold higher than Natamycin in rabbits, thus enabling lowering of the dosage frequency"

Published on 3rd July 2021
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Women’s role in leading scientific research sees a 3 per cent drop, says government report

The data shows that 83 per cent of Co-Principal Investigators or Co-PIs were male while only 17 per cent of them were female

Published on 3rd July 2021

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