Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicInternational Women's Day

Topic: International Women's Day

Jeans to salwars—all welcome to demand rights at Aurat March. But some Pakistanis can’t digest it

Aurat March put out slogans like 'Mera jism, meri marzi' among its many demands. And Mahira Khan, Sheema Kermani have come out in support.

A walk to reclaim the night — women go on Delhi trail of roads named after other women

'Women Walk at Midnight' is a group that organises walks for women across the city to give them a chance to feel safe in public spaces at night.

‘Locked up our homes to protest’ — Women farmers take over Tikri site on Women’s Day

Wrapped in yellow dupattas, nearly 50,000 women arrived at Tikri border to register their support for the ongoing farmers protests’. They intend to stay a week.

Women farmers hold protest marches, deliver speeches at Singhu, Tikri, Ghazipur borders

On the occasion of International Women's Day, organisers laid out plans to let women farmers manage the stage and share tales of their struggles on the occasion.

Maharashtra sets up vaccination centres in each district for women on Women’s Day

Women willing to take the vaccine can go to these centres, which will be operational only for the day, a health official said.

India takes pride in the many accomplishments of women: PM Modi on International Women’s Day

Modi said his govt is working towards furthering women empowerment in India across a wide range of sectors.

Jal Jeevan Mission empowers India’s rural women, increases their participation: MoS Kataria

On this International Women’s Day, let us celebrate the women in India's villages who have endured immense social and physical hardships just to secure drinking water for their families.

When men celebrate women’s day, and ‘interrupted’ TV signal

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

8-year-old activist Licypriya accused of ‘faking’ achievements, denies all allegations

Climate activist Licypriya Kangujam had turned down PM Modi's invitation to be honoured on Women's Day, and says she is being targeted because of that.

10 questions Indian employers need to stop asking women during job interviews

Indian HR managers have no business asking unacceptable questions such as 'do you live alone?' and 'will you be able to handle work and family responsibilities?'.

On Camera

YourTurn

Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.