Friday, 27 May, 2022
TopicWomen rights

Topic: Women rights

Today is the last day Afghan women can take flights alone, its Virtue and Vice Ministry has ruled

Last week, the Taliban went back on its promise to allow secondary and high school girl students to continue formal education.

Eminent women’s rights activist Kamla Bhasin passes away at 75

Bhasin was a prominent voice in the women's movement in India and other South Asian countries.

A global demand for one’s place under the sun, Women’s Day is a fight not a celebration

From the women’s wall outside Sabarimala to the 'Dignity March' that cut across 24 states, a look at the women-led resistance campaigns of the past year.

Sabarimala temple, Gujarat college or PMS jokes: How Indians loathe menstruating women

Women from a college run by followers of Swaminarayan Temple in Gujarat's Bhuj were ‘paraded’ to washrooms so teachers could check if they were bleeding from their vagina.

Political parties think women are ‘weak’ candidates, but data doesn’t say so

On Women’s Political Empowerment Day, ThePrint looks at women candidature in Lok Sabha polls and what existing data tells us about their representation.

Not just a bar at Sabarimala, menstruation has got women ostracised & labelled witches

It may not be the primary argument, but the age bar at Sabarimala has often been justified as an attempt to keep out ‘impure’ menstruating women.

Global Pulse: Europe’s plan to thwart the next migrant crisis, execution for Iran’s mystic

European leaders may have found a way to thwart the next big African crisis.

On Camera

YourTurn

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and former PM Imran Khan | Photos from Facebook

Jinnah said Pakistan would be a ‘laboratory’. Experiments by Imran, Shehbaz prove him so right

If Yasin Malik’s sentence is a call for condemnation, then why is the establishment forgetting Hafiz Saeed? But neither Shehbaz nor Imran Khan would take note.

RBI sets aside more money for rainy day, payout drops

The central bank approved the transfer of 303.1 billion rupees to the government from its surplus funds, a third of the 991.2 billion rupees it had given last year.

Defence

NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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