- Stay-homes for Indian women to come under Umbrella Scheme
Jul 23, 2014
Shelter based schemes for women to come under ‘Umbrella Scheme for Protection and Development of Women.’
[Women's Safety] [Women] [Women empowerment] [Women and children] [Women Safety] [Poverty] [Indian women]
- India: Mixed city spaces are safe city spaces
Sep 23, 2013
Women in public spaces reported feeling safer when there were “eyes on the road”, when there were people around, writes Suneeta Dhar.
[Sexual Harassment] [Women Safety] [India] [Gender Empowerment] [South Asia]
- The Imperial organises workshop on women safety
Jan 18, 2013
With an undoubted need for the security of women in the existing social scenario, The Imperial with Delhi Police initiated an exclusive 15-day workshop to train women associates techniques to ensure their safety in the hour of need.
[The Imperial] [Women Safety] [Delhi Police]
- Legalisation of prostitution will boost trafficking: activists
Oct 29, 2014
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]
- Society loves to imagine the worst: Shovna Narayan
Jul 04, 2016
Urging women to surge ahead with their inner strength, Kathak exponent and danseuse Padamshree Shovana Narayan exhorts women for not getting perturbed about the negative vibes from the society. Excerpts from an exclusive interview to Ashok Kumar of OneWorld South Asia:
[Women's Rights] [Shovna Narayan] [Women participation] [Women Safety] [Classical Dance]
- Celebrating Women’s Day for a positive change
Mar 08, 2014
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.
[South Asia] [Women Safety] [Indian women] [Women empowerment] [Women rape]
- Women’s participation sought for shaping global future
Mar 08, 2014
To commemorate Women’s Day, top international leaders called for full realization of women’s rights in the 21st century.
[Women participation] [Women Safety] [Indian women] [Women empowerment] [Gender Inequality] [Gender Empowerment] [UN]
- Women trafficking: Google Earth being used to spot targets, says NGO
Jul 12, 2013
Indian NGO, Mankind in Action for Rural Growth (MARG), screened a riveting documentary depicting the ugly picture of trafficking in rural India.
[Women Safety] [South Asia] [Women] [Trafficking] [Civil society] [India]
- UN expert to visit India to assess abuse of women
Apr 22, 2013
The United Nations is sending its special envoy to India to investigate the rising cases of violence against women, four months after the fatal gang rape of a student sparked public outrage over the treatment of females in the country.
[South Asia] [United Nations] [Women Safety] [India]