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NFHS 5: Every fourth woman aged 20-24 fell prey to child marriage even as percentage drops

The percentage of women who ever experienced spousal violence was highest in Tamil Nadu (38.1 per cent), followed by Uttar Pradesh (34.8 per cent), Jharkhand (31.5 per cent), Odisha (30.6 per cent)

Published on 25th November 2021
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What happened on November 19: Weary is the head that wears the crown

Three Indian women who wowed the world in various capacities and have left an indelible mark on history
 

Published on 19th November 2021
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A month of protest later, Kolkata's Aliah University allows UG students to retain their rooms if they return for PG

The core demand of the protesting students is an increase in the number of hostels. The university only has three hostels, two are for women and all three are unevenly divided between two campuses

Published on 18th November 2021
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Will speak to CM about turning OU College for Women into women's university, says Telangana's Education Minister

Minister of Education, Government of Telangana, P Sabitha Indra Reddy was speaking during Osmania University College for Women's (OCUW) convocation 

 

Published on 18th November 2021
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Bihar to give Rs 1 lakh to all women candidates who clear UPSC and BPSC prelims, to prep for finals

The move comes as an encouragement to women aspirants studying for the main examination and interview rounds

Published on 15th November 2021
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Principal who hushed up sexual assault of 17-year-old student was arrested in Bengaluru  

All-Women Police (West) arrested Physics teacher Mithun Chakravarthy, who assaulted the girl, under sections 306 of IPC and sections 9(l) and 10 of the POCSO Act

Published on 15th November 2021
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Menstruation in a muttuthurai: Why young women in these Tamil Nadu villages dread getting their period every month

Imagine being asked to move into an isolated room where every other woman in your village is forced to stay for the length of their period. That's what it feels like for women in these villages

Published on 13th November 2021
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All-women team at the helm of the HRDC training centre at OU, first time since inception

It is the first time in the history of the 104-year-old university that a major centre is headed by a team of women faculty

Published on 12th November 2021
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Delhi University NCWEB's second cut-off list is out. Here's what you need to know

The Non-Collegiate Women’s Education Board (NCWEB) list is out and candidates can access it via the official website

Published on 9th November 2021
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Are schools in Afghanistan actually calling back girl students to class? Here's the truth 

At least 26 schools for girls above grade 6 have reopened in Herat city, families said. So far, none are known to have reopened elsewhere in the province, also called Herat

Published on 9th November 2021
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What it takes to get a job at Google: Lessons from a 22-year-old woman who recently joined the tech giant

What may come as a surprise to many is that India is better off than a country like the United Kingdom in terms of careers for women in tech, according to research by UK’s Open University

Published on 8th November 2021
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High schools for girls in most Afghan provinces remain closed: UNICEF Representative in Afghanistan

UNICEF calls for opening schools, community-based education classes and universities to all girls and young women

Published on 30th October 2021
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It is important that we localise the SDGs: Permanent Representative to the UN TS Tirumurti

The Ambassador was attending the UN Day Fest conducted by MOP Vaishnav College for Women

Published on 25th October 2021
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Priyanka Gandhi promises smartphones, scooty to female students if Congress wins UP elections

The Congress leader had already announced that her party will give tickets to 40 per cent of women in the coming assembly elections in UP to make them a full-fledged partner in power

Published on 21st October 2021
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Why gender equality in freedom of expression remains a distant goal even after Nobel Peace Prize to female journalist

Irene Khan, the special investigator on the promotion and protection of freedom of opinion and expression, said that "women's voices are being suppressed by laws, policies of the state and society"

Published on 19th October 2021

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