Thursday, 11 August, 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

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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