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Educating girls upto intermediate level can reduce child marriages: CSD Study

The incidence of child marriage is high in the poorest and poorer wealth quintiles across the states and at the national level

Published on 4th January 2023

Education at stake, Afghan students waiting for Indian visa feel hopeless

Applications for the e-Emergency X-Misc Visa have been cancelled and they were not allowed to speak with members of the embassy, complained students from Afghanistan

Published on 26th December 2022

Cervical cancer vaccine drive to be carried out in schools: Centre to states/UTs

States have been directed to collate the number of girls in the age group nine to 14 years in the school and bulk upload the same in U-WIN App

Published on 22nd December 2022

Afghanistan: Taliban's ban on women in universities condemned by US

"This decision will come with consequences," says US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, adding the Taliban cannot hope to be a legitimate member of the international community

Published on 21st December 2022

Girls banned from universities in Afghanistan by Taliban gov't

The announcement was made after a government meeting and comes just days after girl students gave their high school graduation exams

Published on 21st December 2022

Girls chase and thrash headmaster with brooms and sticks; claim he had been sexually assaulting them for years

According to police, the accused, who was given charge of the girls' hostel, visited the facility every evening and used to harass them after calling them to his room

Published on 15th December 2022

Number of girls dropping out from school declined since 2014: Union Health Minister

Clean toilets have played an important role in curbing the dropout rate of girls in schools, said Union Health Minister

Published on 15th December 2022

Why only girls, women need to be controlled or locked in at night: HC on Kerala hostel curfew

The women petitioners have contended that the 2019 government order was only being implemented in their hostel and not that of the men's

Published on 8th December 2022

Kottayam college girls chop off hair to protest moral policing incident 

The assault lasted for nearly 10 minutes before police officers arrived at the spot and arrested those in connection with the incident

Published on 1st December 2022

Colleges for Muslim girls not yet discussed at all levels of gov't: Karnataka CM Bommai

The CM said the proposal was introduced by the Waqf board and reflected the Board's 'personal views'. News of the colleges had irked several Hindu organisations in the state

Published on 1st December 2022

Karnataka plans to build 10 colleges for Muslim girls after hijab ban

However, Hindu organisations in the state have warned of protests against these colleges, claiming they are against the principles of secularism and the Constitution

Published on 1st December 2022

Application window for CBSE's Single Girl Child Scholarship 2022 closes today, November 30

The scholarship shall be renewed after a period of one year, that is, on the successful completion of Class XI

Published on 30th November 2022

Hostel or prison? Kerala High Court asks state gov't to explain 9:30 pm curfew for girl students

Students of the Kozhikode Medical College (KMC) have been conducting a movement called 'Azadi: Break The Curfew', demanding removal of the 9:30 pm curfew

Published on 29th November 2022

SC seeks response from Centre on PIL seeking free sanitary pads for schoolgirls

A Bench comprising Chief Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice PS Narasimha took note of the plea and issued notices

Published on 28th November 2022

Chennai police arrests school Correspondent accused of sexually harassing Class XII girls

The accused was absconding after parents and students sat in protest at the school demanding his arrest, angered by the inaction of the management in the matter

Published on 25th November 2022

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