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#DontHideItPeriod: These out-of-the-box pads will leave you feeling bloody good

Tho best-friends have come together to raise funds for The Better India & Akaar foundation to build a sanitary pad factory will employ local women to manufacture bio-degradable, low-cost pads

Published on 16th February 2018
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#IAmNotClickBait: Women share what it's like to be stalked and clicked in public places 

In most cases, the crowd remains silent or feigns ignorance. Clearly, that does not help the women who feel violated and threatened 

Published on 30th December 2017
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#MeToo: Here's how you deal with the trauma and demons of sexual harassment

This World Mental Health Day, we look at the trauma faced by young women who deal with sexual harassment and an expert tells you how to deal with it

Published on 10th October 2018
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#ThrowBackToday: Susan B Anthony defied the law to cast her vote so that one day, all woman can legally do so

In today's #TBT, we take you to the United States and introduce you to social reformer and women's rights activist whose role in the women's suffrage movement deserves more attention than ever

Published on 13th March 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: The 'rubble women' who helped rebuild Germany after World War II

In today's #TBT, we ask, if you think rubble rousers are cool, what about those who had to clear the rubble left behind after a war and build back a nation? Meet Trümmerfrau, the women who did this!

Published on 1st June 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: When ragging was declared a "human rights abuse in essence" by the Supreme Court

In today's #TBT, we take you back to the day when a stringent ruling against ragging was made by the Supreme Court of India in 2009. Also, today is International Day of Women and Girls in Science!

Published on 11th February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: When the first lady of the skies earned her permit to fly in 1910 today

In today's #TBT, we don't need to tell you that it's International Women's Day. What we choose to tell you instead is the story of Raymonde de Laroche aka the bird woman and how she touched the sky

Published on 8th March 2021
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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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 This Vellore-based NGO is empowering Dalit women to fight for their land-rights

Thendral Movement helps Dalit women get their own land through training programmes, counselling, documentation and legal support 

Published on 12th May 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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2019, a physically inactive year for Indians: HealthifyMe app's physical activity report

A report shows how Indians have taken fitness lightly last year. 45 percent of Indian women and 37 percent of Indian men were 'inactive' in 2019. Kolkata becomes the least active city

Published on 5th March 2020
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47 million more women, girls will be pushed into poverty in the next decade due to COVID

The pandemic has posed a serious threat to the prospects of eradicating extreme poverty by end of this decade, but the reality is even grimmer as these projections of increased poverty rates for women

Published on 3rd September 2020
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58% of young females have faced online harassment, abuse: Survey

The survey polled 14,000 girls and young women aged 15 to 25 in 22 countries including Brazil, India, Nigeria, Spain, Thailand

Published on 6th October 2020
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60 percent of women say Indian schools have inadequate facilities to dispose sanitary pads: Annual Menstrual Hygiene Survey

In workspaces too, 41 percent women felt their office needed better cleanliness and facilities to change and dispose sanitary pads off in toilets

Published on 27th May 2020
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60-yr-old Mysuru woman eats six idlis in a minute, wins Dasara competition

The competition was held especially for women for the festival of Mysuru Dasara. Mysuru Dasara (Dussehra) is the official state festival of Karnataka celebrated for 10 days

Published on 1st October 2019

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