MDG3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
Oct 29, 2014 01:09 PM
Activists feel that instead of controlling human trafficking in India, the proposed legislation will provide a legal framework to embolden it.
[Women Safety] [Gender inequality] [Gender sensitisation]
Oct 27, 2014 05:38 PM The annual number of polio cases has fallen from 350,000 in 1988, to 416 in 2013, and 243 so far this year – an extraordinary drop of more than 99 percent.
Oct 27, 2014 04:01 PM Pakistan today accounts for 85 percent of the world’s polio cases today.
Oct 26, 2014 08:00 AM “Two years without malaria cases is a huge achievement,” said Dr Richard Feachem, Director of the Global Health Group (GHG).
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]