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India among five countries that account for half the number of child brides in the world: UNICEF

Worldwide, an estimated 650 million girls and women alive today were married in childhood, with about half of those occurring in Bangladesh, Brazil, Ethiopia, India and Nigeria

Published on 8th March 2021
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Women's Day: MHA says Rs 200 cr given to states to set up women help desks in police stations

Later, in a statement, the home ministry said to enhance safety and security of women in the country, it has taken several initiatives which are funded by the Nirbhaya Fund

Published on 8th March 2021
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United Nations seeks leading role for Afghan women in peace

This is also an opportunity to showcase the strengths of Afghanistan's women leaders in all their diversity, the world body said

Published on 8th March 2021
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Wheelchair taxi start-up Ezy Mov in talks with investors to raise funds for expansion 

The startup is contemplating to support the 'Accessible India' campaign by making its services available through its recently launched mobile app, 'Sugamya Bharat'

Published on 8th March 2021
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Meet Sahana Ramdas, one of India's fewest Animal Rights lawyers, who is standing up for nature's furry friends

Sahana Ramdas talks about how she decided to pursue animal rights law even though it isn’t a popular area of law 

Published on 6th March 2021
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Sports education gets major boost in India as XEBS launches new program

India's first IndoFrench business, Xavier Emlyon Business School (XEBS) has launched its Dual Degree Master's Program in Sports Industry Management to further enhance sports education.

Published on 6th March 2021
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Police seeks permission to use NCC, NSS into polling centres to manage surveillance 

A letter to seek permission to use them in the premises polling centres was sent to DGP office, sources added

Published on 5th March 2021
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Of Wonder and Woman: Here's how we can not only respect but also encourage the women in our lives

Today is Women’s Day and The Coach tells us how we can not only respect but also encourage the women in our lives, every day 

Published on 5th March 2021
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What the FAQ: What is the Ease of Living Index for Indian cities all about?

The index examined the outcomes that lead to existing living conditions through pillars of Quality of Life, Economic Ability, Sustainability, spanning across 13 categories  

Published on 5th March 2021
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Indian Women Rising and Educate Girls USA to raise funds to educate cast of the film Bittu

The collaboration also received the support of Global icon Priyanka Chopra Jonas who gave a shout-out to the fundraiser event, standing in solidarity with the right to education for the young girls

Published on 5th March 2021
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No Lockdown on Caste Atrocities: This book documents the crimes that even a social distanced pandemic could not prevent

The Dalit Human Rights Defenders Network has documented 60 of these crimes in a book titled ‘No Lockdown on Caste Atrocities: Stories of Caste Crimes during the COVID-19 Pandemic’

Published on 3rd March 2021
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Study suggests digital apps can help chronic pain sufferers manage pain

The study used the app called 'Manage My Pain' and saw clinically significant reductions in key areas that drive increased medical needs, potential abuse of prescription opioids and pain

Published on 5th March 2021
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Here's what Indian women are talking about on Twitter

Current affairs, celebratory moments, communities and social change featured in the top five conversation themes among women on Twitter

Published on 5th March 2021
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How these young mental health workers are helping Chennai's government school kids get the help they need to keep depression, anger at bay 

Firefly Mental Health is a community support group started in 2019 by two mental health workers V Priyanka and Shriya Srivatsan and they're doing a great job with some severely affected children 

Published on 4th March 2021
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Expanding its workforce across Canada, Infosys plans to create 500 jobs in Calgary

In the last two years, Infosys has created 2,000 jobs across Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa, and Montreal, with plans for further expansion across the country

Published on 4th March 2021

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