• over 1 000 women plan to storm shani shingnapur temple in

    Over 1,000 women plan to storm Shani Shingnapur temple in chopper

    India | January 26, 2016 16:50 IST

    Ahmednagar (Maharashtra): In an attempt to break the age-old tradition that prohibits women from  entering the Shani Shingnapur temple, around 1,000 to 1,500 women, have planned to enter the famous temple in Ahmednagar district of

  • women s rights are human rights says angela markel

    Women's rights are human rights, says Angela Markel

    World | September 28, 2015 12:10 IST

    United Nations: Women's rights are human rights, German Chancellor  said at global leaders' meeting on gender equality and women empowerment."Isn't it a disgrace for humanity that we still need to underline this," Xinhua quoted Merkel

  • after selfie with daughter haryana village to raise

    After 'selfie with daughter',Haryana village to raise awareness on women's rights

    India | September 02, 2015 7:25 IST

    Jind (Haryana): Bibipur village panchayat, which was in news recently for its ‘selfie with daughter' contest, has again come up with a novel way to raise awareness among women about their rights and to help

  • women s rights must be respected president

    Women's rights must be respected: President

    India | September 01, 2015 6:35 IST

    New Delhi:  President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said India "must respect as sacred the rights of women to equal opportunities and dignified living", as given an opportunity, the women can rise and excel in any

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    'Enough of Talaq, Talaq, Talaq'

    India | August 22, 2015 12:33 IST

    New Delhi:  A fascinating study by the Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan and its dynamic leader Zakia Soman has basically confirmed what every Muslim woman knows: they want the triple talaq to be abolished.But it needed

  • musharraf slams pakistan government over women s rights

    Musharraf slams Pakistan government over women's rights

    World | March 09, 2015 9:29 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf on Sunday said that the ones calling him dictator have deprived the women of their rights in the country, media reported.The former president was addressing a ceremony organised by

  • govt proposes amendments to ncw act to ensure more

    Govt proposes amendments to NCW Act to ensure more transparency in its functioning

    India | July 28, 2014 11:15 IST

    New Delhi: In a bid to ensure more transparency in the functioning of the National Commission for Women (NCW) and keep it free from political interferences, the Central government has made proposals to amend the

  • du students youth pitch for women rights

    DU students, youth pitch for women rights

    India | April 16, 2014 8:46 IST

    New Delhi : Delhi University students and youths from nine urban settlements in the capital Tuesday released a charter of demands for India's policy makers, demanding safety, security for women, framing rights for the girl

  • women can protect themselves if they have rights rahul

    Women can protect themselves if they have rights: Rahul Gandhi

    Politics | January 21, 2014 10:40 IST

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi today sought the views of women from diverse groups for the Congress manifesto and said empowering the fair sex is a "big battle" that the party will have to fight and

  • abortion is the right of women if carried out under mtp act

    'Abortion is the right of women if carried out under MTP Act'

    India | July 12, 2012 21:53 IST

     Mumbai, Jul 12:  Maharashtra Health Minister Suresh Shetty today told the Legislative Council that abortion is the “right of women” provided it is exercised as per the provisions of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP)