- Safe cities not merely about technology, say experts
Jun 15, 2015
According to experts, the idea of a ‘safe city for women’ has to do with the mindset, and not just infrastructure.
[Cities] [Women rights] [Indian women] [Women safety] [South Asia]
- Now, women to get a ‘fair’ share of husband’s property
May 01, 2013
The Indian government is considering an amendment to ensure women get a fair share of their husband’s property post-divorce.
[Women rights] [Indian Government] [South Asia] [Women empowerment]
- India to modernise Anganwadi infrastructure
Jun 25, 2015
The Indian government has joined hands with the private partners for modernizing the Anganwadi infrastructure in rural areas.
[South Asia] [Child rights] [Government of India] [Women rights]
- International Women's Day 2013
Mar 20, 2013
Sushma Kapoor, Deputy Regional Director at UN Women, and Kamla Bhasin, renowned feminist activist and gender trainer in South Asia, talked to OneWorld about the safety of women and their rights so as to bring equality among men and women.
[Women rights] [South Asia] [Kamla Bhasin] [India]
- WEG, Press Council of Pakistan sign MoU on women rights
Jan 21, 2013
Press Council of Pakistan (PCP), and Women’s Empowerment Group (WEG) have signed an accord promoting media ethics on portrayal of women.
[Women rights] [Women's Empowerment Group] [South Asia] [Press Council of Pakistan]
- India: Ahmedabad rising to the beats of the Garba
Feb 21, 2013
In the aftermath of the horrific gang rape of a girl in Delhi, which has spiraled into an uprising against gender violence across India, the young women of Ahmedabad have spoken: They are “ready to rise” to eliminate violence, writes Tanushree Gangopadhyay.
[South Asia] [Women rape] [Women rights] [India] [Women empowerment] [Women participation] [Delhi rape case]
- Women do not need special favours to progress: AVP, HCL Technologies
Mar 20, 2013
Srimathi Shivashankar, Associate Vice President, Diversity & Sustainability, HCL Technologies, urged the corporate world to have zero tolerance for violence against women at the workplace and beyond. Excerpts from Srimathi Shivashankar’s interview with OneWorld South Asia.
[Women enterprises] [Gender Sensitivity] [Gender inequality] [Gender equality] [Women empowerment] [HCL Technologies] [India] [Srimathi Shivashankar] [Women rights] [South Asia] [Women participation] [Gender gap]
- Impact of violence against women is devastating: Nicole Kidman
Jul 16, 2013
The Hollywood actress has travelled across the globe to meet with survivors of sexual violence and raise attention to this human rights violation.
[Women's rights] [Nicole Kidman] [UN Women] [Violence against women] [Rights] [UN] [Women] [Women rights]
- Marriage laws in India set to become women-friendly
Jul 18, 2013
One of the recommendations set to be approved by govt includes provision of sufficient compensation to a woman from her husband’s ancestral property.
[South Asia] [Women rights] [India] [Women empowerment]
- A slow march to progress
Apr 16, 2014
Times are a changing and none is a bigger witness than the Tharu people who live on the Indo-Nepal border.
[Women rights] [Nepal] [South Asia]