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#WomComMatters: Meet the woman who's trying to get the Telangana State Women's Commission up and running

Spurthi Kolipaka from Hyderabad and her team is campaigning for the Telangana State Women's Commission to get a chairperson and start to take up the responsibilities that they have been allotted 

Published on 9th April 2020
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19-year-old Hyderabad girl selected to visit US for women's leadership programme 

Hasna Hasan is going to the US for a five-week programme for a programme that will be funded by the US Department of State

Published on 7th March 2018
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80 per cent of women seek permission to prioritise their career, according to OKCupid study

The digital video throws spotlight on benefactors in a woman's life who think they are allowing them the 'privilege' of getting an education, having a successful career or financially independent

Published on 5th March 2021
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Abused women can get legal, police aid through 24x7 TN Govt helpline 181

Women who face any kind of trouble in public places, their homes or workplace, can dial the number to get legal or police aid and medical services

Published on 11th December 2018
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Admissions see increase at the PU college in Udupi where hijab row began; 40 Muslim girls enroll  

A member of the teaching staff in this college shared that after the hijab row, staff and students had felt let down. But the good student admission rate has put them in high esteem

Published on 6th June 2022
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All Nigerian students kidnapped from their boarding school in Zamfara have been released

Local police said on Friday that a total of 317 students were abducted by gunmen from the all-girls secondary school in Zamfara

Published on 2nd March 2021
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Andhra CM spreads awareness on women's safety application

The application called Disha has been launched to provide better security and protection to citizens, mainly women

Published on 29th June 2021
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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
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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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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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Bomb hurled at former Kerala college principal's house after she spoke against Women's Wall

On January 2, Pushpaja had given an interview to Janam TV opposing the Women's Wall. The retired teacher was harrassed earlier as well when abusive pamphlets targetting her were distributed

Published on 7th January 2019
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Centre issues fresh advisory to states on women safety; says police must adhere to laid down norms

The detailed three-page advisory of the Union Home Ministry came days after the alleged gangrape and murder of a women at Hathras in Uttar Pradesh sparked nationwide outrage

Published on 10th October 2020
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Committee set up to deliberate on minimum marriage age of women: PM Narendra Modi

On the economic empowerment of women, PM Modi said 22 crores of the 40 crore Jan Dhan accounts are of women and about Rs 30,000 crore have been deposited in their accounts amid the pandemic

Published on 15th August 2020
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Delhi Government to launch new scheme to empower women, offer larger role in the economy

The survey showed that before the pandemic, unemployment among women was 26 per cent in February last year and it rose to 40 per cent in February 2021

Published on 9th March 2021
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Despite brain surgeries and a lost voice, Pranitha Timothy has helped thousands of bonded labourers and kin of convicts

Pranitha is the founder of Justice and Hope, a Chennai-based organisation established in 2013. The ordeal that she went through personally to get there is quite a stirring tale of hope

Published on 7th March 2018

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