MDG3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
Oct 14, 2014 11:55 AM Newer medical technologies are increasingly being used for gender selection, said Dr Harsh Vardhan, the Indian Health Minister.
Oct 10, 2014 06:30 PM
The South Asian duo has been awarded for their unrelenting efforts against the suppression of children and young people.
[Child Abuse] [Child lobour] [Child protection] [Child Rights] [Malala Yousafzai] [Nobel Peace Prize]
Oct 08, 2014 06:49 PM While on a visit to the Mental Health Hospital in Agra, Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan announced that October 10 would be observed as the National Mental Health Day.
Oct 01, 2014 06:20 PM
Training of young girls in martial arts seems a practical solution for reducing their vulnerability against sexual crimes, says the Dalai Lama.
[South Asia] [Gender Inequality] [Indian Girls] [Gender Empowerment] [Indian women] [Dalai Lama]
Sep 29, 2014 07:30 PM
Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor has urged the media to act responsibly and put an end to objectification of women.
[Indian women] [Indian Girls] [Sonam Kapoor] [Gender empowerment] [South Asia] [Gender inequality]
Sep 25, 2014 03:55 PM Medical experts and women’s rights organisations demand a rights-based legal framework to regulate surrogacy in India.
Sep 24, 2014 04:30 PM
Releasing its fourth annual sustainability report in New Delhi on Wednesday, Vodafone India highlighted its social initiatives.
[Indian Girls] [ICTs] [Sustainable development] [South Asia] [Girl education]
Sep 22, 2014 11:55 AM The consignment of gloves worth Rs 5 million will be distributed among medical workers in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Nigeria.
Sep 17, 2014 05:26 PM Sericulture has been providing gainful livelihood opportunities to rural women.
Sep 16, 2014 01:10 PM
A seven-member team of Indian women led by the legendary Bachendri Pal is all set for an expedition to Kharta Valley in Tibet also known as the roof of the world.
[Gender Equality] [Indian Girls] [Gender empowerment] [South Asia]
Sep 11, 2014 02:55 PM Some 75 per cent of suicides occur in low- and middle-income countries.
Sep 09, 2014 12:05 PM
Open defecation is a huge challenge for Jharkhand women, as only 7.7 per cent of households in rural areas have toilets, writes Dilnaz Boga.
[Toilets] [Girls] [South Asia] [Sanitation]
Sep 05, 2014 07:52 PM
The Nirbhaya case, has brought about a change in the way the Indian society is tackling violence against women, writes Kamayani Bali Mahabal.
[South Asia] [Sexual harassment India] [Delhi gangrape victim] [Delhi gang rape case]