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Women from disadvantaged social groups at greater risk of gender-based violence: UN in India

In a statement, the UN in India said it is essential that authorities ensure the perpetrators are brought to justice speedily and families are empowered to seek timely justice, social support etc

Published on 5th October 2020
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How Surabhi Yadav is putting the focus on the rural Indian woman using technology and sensibility

Surabhi Yadav started Sajhe Sapne just three months back and about a month back, she started a podcast as well. Her Women in Leisure series is making waves online. We find out more about her goals 

Published on 1st October 2020
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Tripura students launch social media campaign protesting crime against women

Asmira Debbarma, a Political Science student in Tripura University has formed an 'SMS' (Stand against rape) group, has appealed to all sections of people to stand bravely against the incidents of rape

Published on 30th July 2020
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Gujarat Forensic Sciences University calls for stepping up DNA evidence ‘collect & test' in India to combat expected surge in rapes post-lockdown

Taking note of the expected surge in crime after the COVID-19 lockdown, the initiative aims at equipping first-line responders in criminal investigation with a clear understanding of DNA evidence

Published on 2nd June 2020
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Why TikTok's ratings hit an all-time low at 1.3 stars on Play Store and why #BanTikTok is trending

A few days ago, we saw TikTok's ratings were at 3 stars but now the app has witnessed its lowest rating ever — 1.3 stars on the Google Play Store. Read on to find out why

Published on 20th May 2020
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DCW takes cognisance of rise in circulation of offensive content on social media platforms

The Commission has asked for details of protocols/SOPs in place for preventing such posts/content from being uploaded from the platform

Published on 21st May 2020
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Meet the YouTuber twins from Bhopal who are helping young people stay engaged during lockdown 

Navya and Bhavya Singh, who are also authors and popular YouTubers as well, talk about how children can get through the lockdown period and why they need their parents support every step of the way 

Published on 13th April 2020
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92,000 calls on childline, women's helpline numbers during COVID-19 lockdown, abuse on the rise

Some of the other calls received following the lockdown dealt with physical health (11 per cent of calls), child labour (8 per cent), missing and run away children (8 per cent)

Published on 8th April 2020
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This documentary on violence against women by a Pondicherry University student is a real eye-opener. Check out why

Arya P Gopi discusses about the various violence against women in the name of love and the impact she tries to create against it through her film  

Published on 24th March 2020
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1 in 20 girls experience rape between ages of 15 and 19: UN report finds

While there have been remarkable gains for girls in education, little headway has been made to help shape a more equal, less violent environment for them

Published on 5th March 2020
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BHU students perform 'nukkad natak' on campus portraying violence against women for Women's Day

The play meant for celebrating International Women's Day tried to advocate gender sensitisation and help develop the sense among everyone on campus

Published on 29th February 2020
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Who is a child? Anyone who is under 18, says Madurai MP 

The MP S Venkatesan was inaugurating 'Negizhchi', an annual program conducted in the Lady Doak College, Madurai

Published on 20th February 2020
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Delhi's My Safetipin App is telling women which streets are unsafe to be on. Here's how

Founder of My Safetipin app, Dr Kalpana Viswanath tells Edex how the app is making the streets of Indian cities safer for women and what more can be done with it

 

Published on 4th February 2020
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Union Budget 2020: More girls enrolled in school than boys, Beti Bachao massive success, FM says to furore in Parliament

In reaction to the booing, Sitharaman announced that issues related to women and children 'cannot be politicised'  

Published on 1st February 2020
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These Kerala students created a platform to talk about violence, sex ed. Check it out!

This group of college students have created a space where students can speak out about sex and gender crimes that they have dealt with - and are now imparting sex education and self-defence lessons

Published on 31st January 2020

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