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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
Indian Institute of Science

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
Women risk their lives by travelling on the footboard of the bus

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
PinThread

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
Woloo

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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Women in rural areas of Karnataka will soon learn self-defence at their village temples

If everything goes according to plan, girls and young women in rural areas will be learning self-defence and other courses at their village temples

Published on 30th March 2021
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There's already a kind of self-censorship among Indian filmmakers: Bombay Begums Director Alankrita Srivastava

Director of Bombay Begums and well-known for her previous works Made in Heaven, Lipstick Under My Burqa, Alankrita Srivastava spoke about women in films, male domination in cinema and a lot more

Published on 29th March 2021
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Year after lockdown, NCW still gets over 2,000 complaints every month on crimes against women 

According to the NCW data, 25,886 complaints of crime against women have been received from April, 2020 till now which includes 5,865 complaints of domestic violence

Published on 25th March 2021
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Half is Us. Half is Ours: Why everyone should watch this short film ahead of the Tamil Nadu elections

The film talks about the lack of representation of women in the parliament and demands that women be seen and heard

Published on 23rd March 2021
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What the FAQ: What is the Istanbul Convention that Turkey withdrew from on March 20?

We try to understand why Turkey, after whose cultural capital the convention is named, decided to withdraw suddenly from the convention that aims to end violence against women

Published on 22nd March 2021
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Women more powerful than men, but do not understand and are fooled by them: Rahul Gandhi to students 

Interacting with students at St Teresa's College for women, the 50-year-old leader also helped the students learn a basic lesson from a martial art on how to gather inner strength 

Published on 22nd March 2021

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