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Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate police launches Enlight 2.0 to provide educational support to underprivileged girls

Aide et Action, VIEWS and Capgemini partner with the police department to implement the initiative, which focuses on 200 girls from economically underprivileged backgrounds

Published on 13th March 2023

Teacher suspended for mercilessly beating 70 girls in Odisha's RCM Upper Primary School

The school management allegedly treated the sick students inside the hostel instead of taking them to the hospital. A video clip of the incident went viral on social media

Published on 13th March 2023

Establish grievance redressal cells to curb student suicides, Girls Islamic Organisation requests Telangana Minister

GIO members also urged the minister to ensure existing cells be restructured to include elected student representatives, making them more approachable and student-friendly

Published on 11th March 2023

UNESCO calls for investigations into potential poisoning of schoolgirls in Iran

Iran's Interior Ministry meanwhile announced arrests in six provinces linked to the suspected poisonings

Published on 9th March 2023

Girls' school poisonings in Iran: Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei calls attacks 'unforgivable crime'

Videos of upset parents and schoolgirls in emergency rooms with IVs in their arms have flooded social media and more than 50 attacks have been reported since November

Published on 7th March 2023

Wave of poisonings hit over 50 schools in Iran, targetting girls' education

Attacks on women have happened in the past in Iran, most recently with a wave of acid attacks in 2014

Published on 6th March 2023

SC to set up bench to hear plea for Muslim girls' right to wear hijab during exams in Karnataka government schools

The students are at risk of losing another academic year as government schools' exam rules prohibit girls from wearing headscarves

Published on 3rd March 2023

Hyderabad: Accommodation shortage forces Osmania dental college students to vacate hostel

The college administration has asked them to vacate the rooms immediately to accommodate newly arrived first-year students

Published on 18th February 2023

Outrage and protests erupt as two class IX girls attempt suicide due to teacher's caste slurs in Dindigul

The two female students from a government-aided school attempted suicide by consuming toilet cleaners and were rushed to Dindigul government medical college

Published on 17th February 2023
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Empowering young girls in STEM: IIT Delhi launches second batch of mentorship programme

On February 11, IIT Delhi celebrated the mentorship programme, under which, high school students will spend a week at IIT Delhi 

Published on 11th February 2023

Gov’t school girls in Tamil Nadu to get self-defence training

The classes should also include how daily-use objects like key chains, dupattas, bags, pens, pencils and notebooks can be used for self-defence

Published on 4th February 2023

President Murmu says dropout rate of schoolgirls has declined; lauds gov't schemes

She especially praised the construction of separate toilets and a scheme related to sanitary pads for the decrease in the number of dropouts

Published on 31st January 2023

Uttar Pradesh: Aarohini Programme launched to sensitise schoolgirls on safety

According to a government press release, the campaign is being started to make girls from underprivileged sections self-reliant

Published on 30th January 2023

Mai Bhago Armed Forces Preparatory Institute, Punjab, helps rural girls fulfill their dream of joining Indian Army

The seven-year-old institute in Mohali throws stiff competition every year selecting only 25 girls out of nearly 1,200 to 1,400 who appear for the entrance examination 

Published on 26th January 2023

UNESCO dedicates International Day of Education 2023 to Afghan girls and women

According to UNESCO, 80% of school-aged Afghan girls and young women are currently out of school under Taliban rule

Published on 25th January 2023

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