MDG3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
Mar 04, 2014 12:17 PM
Domestic work is a crucial livelihood option for millions of women in the country, said Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics at the Jawaharlal Nehru University.
[Domestic Workers] [Indian women] [South Asia]
Mar 04, 2014 09:00 AM
Actor, activist and former Miss India Gul Panag also interacted with about 100 mothers and women in the slum about Save the Children’s global report.
[India] [Indian women] [South Asia] [Child Rights]
Feb 26, 2014 10:50 AM
PFI is a national-level NGO which promotes and advocates effective formulation and implementation of gender-sensitive population.
[Gender equality] [South Asia] [Gender empowerment] [Indian women]
Feb 01, 2014 09:00 AM
New vote banks and unconventional aspirants are already changing the dynamics of politics in India, writes Anuradha Dutt.
[Gender Empowerment] [India] [Sex workers] [Gender Sensitivity]
Jan 23, 2014 12:54 PM In a tiny anganwadi centre in Muthialpet at the border of Puducherry and Tamil Nadu, the anganwadi worker, Saraswati, has a tiffin box filled with curd rice. She proceeds to take turns to feed the young children, who are sitting on the floor.
Jan 21, 2014 07:35 PM
The Shashi Tharoor, Sunanda episode has once again highlighted the challenges for single women in the society, writes Prateeksha Saba Sharma.
[Indian women] [Gender Empowerment] [Gender sensitisation] [South Asia]
Jan 09, 2014 02:55 PM
Unbreakable, the autobiography of champion female boxer Mary Kom, is an exhilarating tale of a woman who faced impossible odds in a man’s world.
[Women] [India] [South Asia] [Gender Empowerment] [Gender Inequality]
Jan 06, 2014 05:30 PM
Kapil Sharma, a stand-up Indian comedian, Comedy Nights With Kapil, in an interview with OneWorld South Asia, said that people who pass lewd comments on women should be put behind bars. Sharma was in New Delhi for the launch of a nation-wide campaign, ‘Honour Our Women’.
[Gender sensitisation] [South Asia] [Indian Girls] [Gender inequality] [Sexual Harassment] [Sexual Violence] [Indian women]
Dec 18, 2013 01:22 PM
Bringing a balance in gender relations can really impact the way in which communities deal with climate change, writes Mehru Jaffer.
[Gender Empowerment] [Indian Farmers] [Indian women] [Gender Sensitivity] [Agriculture]
Dec 17, 2013 12:40 PM
Launching the campaign, ‘Honour Our Women’, Anurag Singh Thakur said that tough laws and policing alone cannot stop crimes against women.
[Gender Empowerment] [Delhi gang rape case] [South Asia] [Women safety] [Indian women] [Gender Sensitivity] [Sexual violence]
Dec 16, 2013 11:20 AM
It was on 16th December last year, the physiotherapist student was brutally raped in front of her male friend by six people.
[Delhi gangrape victim] [Rape law] [South Asia] [Delhi rape case] [Gender empowerment]
Dec 13, 2013 11:10 AM
Several women’s organizations criticised India’s ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) for sitting on the Women’s Bill and its buck passing tactics.
[Gender equality] [Indian women] [Women empowerment] [South Asia] [India Parliament] [Gender Sensitivity]
Dec 11, 2013 09:56 AM
Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Dy Chairman, Planning Commission of India, released the IBFAN report on breastfeeding in New Delhi on Tuesday.
[Breastfeeding India] [Health] [South Asia]
Dec 08, 2013 08:00 AM
The new law, Criminal law Amendment 2013, (CLA 2013), is a departure from the earlier patriarchal framing that had restricted rape to peno-vaginal penetration, writes Vrinda Grover.
[India] [Delhi gang rape case] [Gender Empowerment] [Gender Inequality] [South Asia] [Gender Sensitivity]
Dec 05, 2013 04:10 PM
The rape survivor had to literally fight not just the system but the society with its cultural stigmas and taboos, writes Rakhi Ghosh..
[Gender Empowerment] [Women] [Gender Inequality] [India] [Rape trials] [Rape] [South Asia]
Dec 01, 2013 09:00 AM
Ever since climate change has become a reality for mountain communities in Uttarakhand, affecting agricultural output, their primary income source, women are being forced to count every paisa, writes Aditi Bishnoi.
[Climate Change] [Himalayas] [India] [South Asia]