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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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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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Andhra Pradesh State Women Commission member tells girls to keep off FB, WhatsApp and love

Speaking at the same meeting in Srikakulam, District Child Protection Officer K V Ramana said that they have rescued about 800 children in the district since 2014

Published on 1st December 2018
BHU

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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Chinmayanand case: Will the system be just to the law student rape survivor?

We talk to experts on women and legal issues about why the former minister's arrest needs to be sctutinised in detail

Published on 21st September 2019
Girl Abuse

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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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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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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How Gaysi Family changed queer representation in India by creating a safe space for LGBTQIA stories

The founder of the Gaysi Family talks about the importance of queer representation and how it has evolved over the years

Published on 15th December 2018
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How Rothna Begum is fighting against ISIS and patriarchy while liberating women

A lawyer and human rights activist, Rothna Begum has been working to improve the life of women in the Middle East and North Africa for the past 10 years

Published on 5th March 2018
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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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If there aren't enough jobs, there will soon be bloodshed, warns  R Sarathkumar

AISMK President R Sarathkumar talks about how FDI, a more modern education system and stricter laws are the only way to ensure the youth of today don't end up revolting when the jobs dry up

Published on 16th March 2017
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Meet the man who has been telling stories with his puppets to empower kids and adults alike

In his four-decade-long career, for Ramlal Bhatt, puppeteering is more than a source of entertainment rather it is a tool for him to spread social awareness and enlightening people around him

Published on 31st October 2018
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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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OPINION: The 'like-my-daughter' reasoning is stale. Here's why safety and freedom go hand in hand for women in the BHU campus

AIPWA secretary Kavita Krishnan believes that the BHU example shows, the more protectionist the campus, the more willing it is to protect sexual harassers and silence complainants. Do you agree?

Published on 2nd October 2017

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