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Around 4,000-6,000 refugees from Myanmar have sought safety in India: UN report

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said that in Myanmar, as of last week, approximately 60,700 children, women and men have been internally displaced

Published on 20th May 2021
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Kerala police to introduce exclusive kiosks for women to lodge complaints during emergencies

Detailing its functioning, the DGP said the complaints received through kiosks would be resolved with the help of respective police stations and the complainant would be informed about the progress 

Published on 10th May 2021
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Mother's Day 2021: Doctor moms share their personal experiences and challenges amid pandemic

Amid the pandemic, there are women doctors who have been working and pacifying their patients ushering a new life into this world amidst the chaos

Published on 8th May 2021
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India-UK partnership to strengthen role of women in STEMM at schools, universities: DST

The two sides will work to create an enabling environment for equal participation of women in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicines) disciplines

Published on 7th May 2021
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Stalin to be sworn in as Tamil Nadu CM along with 33 ministers on Friday

According to Raj Bhavan, Stalin had sent a list of persons to be appointed as Ministers along with their portfolios on Thursday. Stalin's Cabinet will have two women

Published on 6th May 2021
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Listen to my Case: Justice K Chandru’s new book looks back at 20 landmark judgements made when women approached the courts  

Former Madras High Court Judgel’s new book gives the account of twenty important cases involving women and their struggle for justice

 

Published on 3rd May 2021
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Haryana government announces that all colleges will be closed until May 31

All anganwadi centres and creches being run by the Women and Child Development Department will be closed during this period. Any person found violating the order will liable to be punished

Published on 30th April 2021
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These two DU students are helping COVID-positive, quarantined students do their assignments pro bono

Ramsha Rizwan and Aaliyia Malik are journalism students of Lady Sri Ram College for Women. Here's their story

Published on 26th April 2021
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Study finds that businesses owned by women entrepreneurs in India may grow faster

According to the study, around 80 per cent of women, from semi urban and rural India, feel a significant improvement in their socio-economic and cultural status after starting an enterprise

Published on 16th April 2021
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Sony India software to award scholarships for women students at IISc

The goal of the fellowships is to encourage more women candidates to pursue higher studies at IISc, especially in engineering and technology, in order to address the gender inequality in these areas

Published on 12th April 2021
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Women in Punjab will now get to travel free of cost in government-run buses

The scheme will benefit over 1.31 crore women and girls across the state. As per Census 2011, Punjab has a population of 2.77 crore, comprising 1,46,39,465 men and 1,31,03,873 women

Published on 31st March 2021
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Gayathri Mohan is trying to raise awareness about entrepreneurship among women across industries

Gayathri S Mohan has contributed to almost every industry and sector in the country. Here's how she manages to inspire and be inspired through a range of initiatives

Published on 31st March 2021
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With her start-up PinThread, here's how this 16-year-old is helping rural women in UP become financially independent

Sameera Jalan set up PinThread in June last year. She spoke to us about what they do and how they are helping rural women in UP to earn a living

Published on 31st March 2021
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India slips 28 places to rank 140 among 156 countries in Global Gender Gap Report

Most of the decline occurred on the political empowerment subindex, where India regressed 13.5 percentage points, with a significant decline in the number of women ministers

Published on 31st March 2021
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This start-up helps women locate and use the nearest hygienic restroom. What a blessing! 

Woloo is a mobile application that aims at offering hygiene and sanitation facilities to women across economic backgrounds

Published on 30th March 2021

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