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The UN Security Council has called for women to be more involved in conflict resolution.
An estimated 53% of India’s women in the reproductive age group are said to suffer from anaemia, according to the latest National Family Health Survey.
While loudly denying anorexia exists in Indian modelling scene, many agree that misconceptions around being thin affect today's younger generation.
Raya Sarkar’s list began a conversation that must be continued. But the conversation must be on sexual harassment and not the lists.
Government accepts EC recommendation to extend voting rights to husbands and children of women in forces, posted out of home.
A new study says that there are few women judges in the lower judiciary, despite reservations in some states.
Around the world, through the ages, there have been norms for how women should conduct themselves.
While the BMMA welcomed the passage of the bill and expressed concern only about the ‘cognisable offence’ provision, Bebaak Collective called it a ‘black day’. New Delhi: As the Centre’s ambitious bill that proposes to criminalise instant triple talaq was passed in the Lok Sabha Thursday, victory was declared on behalf of Indian Muslim women. But Muslim women’s groups are a divided lot. While Zakia Soman of the Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Aandolan (BMMA) welcomed the developments in Parliament and called it a “historic day”, she added that the BMMA is not entirely comfortable with the offence being non-cognisable in nature. “Only the wife should have the right to accuse her husband of triple talaq,” she said. “This is not a money bill. The Rajya Sabha window is still open, we hope that the matter is sent to a select committee in the Rajya Sabha.” However, the BMMA has struggled for a law for Muslim...
Only three women and a handful of Muslim members of Parliament spoke in the debate on the triple talaq bill in the Lok Sabha Thursday.
Terror outfit operates in the guise of ‘peace committee’ in FATA region, bans cultural activities, women’s movement outside their homes.