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International Women's Day 2014

Indian sitcoms need to revisit portrayal of women: Amala Akkineni

Mar 10, 2014 08:15 PM Popular actor and animal activist Amala Akkineni who is also the founder of Hyderabad based Blue Cross, an organization which works for animal welfare, spoke to OneWorld South Asia on the sidelines of REX awards in New Delhi. Excerpts from the interview.
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EU-UN Women film pays tribute to ‘Inspiring Indian Women’

Mar 10, 2014 04:30 PM ‘Women who Inspire’, a new film produced by the European Union, is comprised of a series of interviews which focus on outstanding individual Indian women.
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Smiling women make a beautiful society, says ace photographer

Mar 09, 2014 05:05 PM Ace photographer Ashok Kochhar featured a mammoth collection of one thousand smiling female faces from all walks of life on the International Women’s Day in New Delhi. He believes that every woman has ample reason to smile everyday and not just on the Women’s Day. He tells us more about his exhibition, titled ‘A Million Smiles’.
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Wipro, HCL recognized for their work on gender equality

Mar 08, 2014 04:45 PM The CEOs from HCL and Wipro from India were amongst the five CEOs that were honoured by UN Women and UN Global Compact.
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India: Women storytellers make learning fun

Mar 08, 2014 03:58 PM As the story telling session turns comical and entertaining, the children also get sensitised to the world of the visually impaired, writes Elsa Mathews.
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Celebrating Women’s Day for a positive change

Mar 08, 2014 02:50 PM At times, we are proud of triumphs achieved by women who feature strong and powerful character in the various sectors, while on the other side, there is complete darkness.
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'Glass ceiling' still daunts women in India Inc: Survey

Mar 06, 2014 08:30 PM The survey was conducted by a team inspired by the book, ‘Lady You’re Not a Man -The Adventures of a Woman at Work’, by Apurva Purohit.
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Only 37% of Indian women at ease with male boss: study

Mar 06, 2014 04:55 PM Women are most offended by not being taken seriously by men in a workplace, says a new research conducted by a team led by the author of the book ‘Lady You’re Not a Man’.
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Mirror, Mirror… the ugly face of the beauty business in India

Mar 04, 2014 04:45 PM Regulatory loopholes result in high quantities of banned metals finding their way into cosmetic products, writes Tripti Nath.

Geeta Sankar of Omashram Old Age Care bags Karmaveer Chakra award

Mar 04, 2014 12:42 PM The awards are given every year on the 26th day of November, our National Social Justice and Citizen Action Day.

Time to recognize domestic work as legitimate work is now: Jayati Ghosh

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.
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Gul takes global report on newborns to mothers in Delhi slums

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.
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Population Foundation of India launches a woman-centric show

Feb 26, 2014 10:50 AM PFI is a national-level NGO which promotes and advocates effective formulation and implementation of gender-sensitive population.
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