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MDG3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women

MDG3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
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Indian govt honours 54 women achievers in sericulture

Sep 17, 2014 05:26 PM Sericulture has been providing gainful livelihood opportunities to rural women.

'Roof of the world' beckons passionate Indian girls

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.
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Floating clinics proposed for flood hit Srinagar in J-K

Sep 15, 2014 01:14 PM The Indian health minister has advised for running a constant information campaign to prevent disease outbreak.
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Journalists work amidst grave dangers: Indian Minister

Sep 14, 2014 04:00 PM Journalists do commendable work under adverse conditions, said Najma Heptullah, the Indian Minister for Minority Affairs.
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More than 800,000 people commit suicide every yr globally

Sep 11, 2014 02:55 PM Some 75 per cent of suicides occur in low- and middle-income countries.

Ebola: UN headquarters to scale-up crisis response

Sep 10, 2014 03:22 PM The WHO said that as of 6 September, 4,269 cases and 2,288 deaths have been reported in the current outbreak of Ebola virus disease.
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Best news for Jharkhand women: A toilet at home!

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.
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Standing up to violence against women in India

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.
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Odisha floods: Monsoon rains pour miseries on women

Sep 05, 2014 03:00 PM By rotation, floods, droughts and cyclones afflict the east Indian state of Odisha each year leaving millions to pick up the pieces, writes Sarada Lahangir.
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Now, doctor just a call away at India's premier hospital

Sep 05, 2014 09:00 AM This is the first ever facility of its kind to be started in a Government sector hospital in India.
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Pakistan: Kalash festival ends, girls’ miseries continue

Sep 04, 2014 02:24 PM Kalash is a remote area bordering Aghanistan and is notorious for not having any girls’ school or college.
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IDSP tracking 864 passengers for Ebola virus in India

Sep 04, 2014 12:01 PM During past 24 hours, 155 passengers from the affected countries have arrived at seven major airports in India.
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Toilets for all campaign launched in India

Sep 03, 2014 01:00 PM Lack of toilets not only puts women and girls at risk of assaults, but open defecation also leads to spread of infections and diseases. Indian NGO Sulabh International has stepped in to rectify the situation.
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India launches new strategy for 'Kala Azar' eradication

Sep 03, 2014 11:15 AM The new strategy involves carrying out active searches for people with symptoms of the disease in the 54 affected districts of the four states
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Rural marathon held to promote girls' education in India

Sep 02, 2014 02:30 PM The marathon Aao Sath Chale (Come, let us walk together), saw participation of more than 1000 sports loving and spirited people.
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Eradicate gender bias from its root: Indian minister

Sep 01, 2014 05:50 PM The minister was speaking at 54th Foundation day of NCERT, a premier academic body.

India: All single women stand up for your rights

Sep 01, 2014 01:25 PM Every year, single women from different parts of Rajasthan come together to celebrate womanhood, writes Abha Sharma.

CGHS clinics now open to all senior citizens in Delhi

Sep 01, 2014 11:45 AM The clinics will be thrown open to all citizens above 65 years of age, signaling an end to the exclusivity of the Central Government Health Services.
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New health policy to cater to young Indian women: govt

Aug 29, 2014 12:53 PM The new national health policy would address reproductive health, anaemia and numerous other non-communicable diseases.
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Biofuel initiatives should enhance food security: ICRISAT

Aug 28, 2014 09:00 AM Experts have urged for policy and strategy convergence for food security and biofuel development.
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