रंगों का त्यौहार कही अपनी छटा तो नहीं खो रहा

रंगों का त्यौहार कही अपनी छटा तो नहीं खो रहा

होली का त्यौहार आते ही बाज़ार रंग ,गुलाल और पिचकारियों से सज चुके है। बाज़ारों में काफी चहल-पहल देखने को मिल रही है। हर वर्ग हर आयु के लोगों के लिए बाज़ारों में होली के मौके पर खरीददारी करने के लिए कुछ न कुछ तो जरूर है। होली रंगों, उमंगों और खुशियों का त्यौहार है […]

छोटी सहयोग से आया बड़ा बदलाव

छोटी सहयोग से आया बड़ा बदलाव

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय महिला दिवस के जश्न को मानते हुये दिल्ली के निम्न आय समुदायों से महिला स्वंयसेवकों की उद्यमिता के कार्यक्रम का उद्घाटन करते हुए, सुश्री रश्मि सिंह, सचिव एनडीएमसी ने ऐसी महिलाओं की पहचान करने और उन्हें अपने व्यवसाय को बढ़ाने के लिए उन्हें प्रशिक्षित करने के साथ ही निदान की भूमिका की सराहना की। […]

International Women’s Day a gift by Clara Zetkin

International Women’s Day a gift by Clara Zetkin

International Women’s Day was started more than 100 years ago. Its idea was also of a woman, whose name was Clara Zetkin. Clara was a Marxist thinker and activist, but she was also active on the question of women’s rights. In 1910 an international conference of women was held in Copenhagen. For the first time […]

RISE.RESIST.UNITE!

RISE.RESIST.UNITE!

 Eight years before in 2012 people across the world came together to express their outrage, to strike and RISE in defiance of the injustices women suffer, demanding an end of violence against women. According to a survey 1 in 3 women across the planet are beaten or raped during her lifetime. That’s ONE BILLION WOMEN […]

नज़र

नज़र

वह खुले आसमान के नीचे अपने पसंद का वस्त्र पहन कर निकली थी, चेहरे पर मुस्कान भरी समाज के बीच खडी थी । क्या पता था उस बेचारी को की कोई उसे देख रहा है, समाज मे बैठे हर उम्र के लोग उसे गंदी नज़रो से भाप रहे है । यह कोई कविता नहीं, यह […]

Women’s safety in India: A crumbling illusion

Women’s safety in India: A crumbling illusion

Sir Women in India a better half of Indian society; today they are becoming the most vulnerable section as far as their security is concerned. Reporting cases of sexual assault, molestation, rape, acid attack, violence against women in remote area etc are increasing day by day. What does this indicates? This certainly implies that there […]

Today we’re Celebrating Anglo-Indian Woman Power

Today we’re Celebrating Anglo-Indian Woman Power

On this International women’s day, let’s take a look at some exceptional women! Independent India’s first woman postmistress was Mary Isaacs Rebeiro, who was the chief at the ( Kashmere Gate , Maiden’s Hotel and Mori Gate , from 1940 ) in an all – male Postal environment when less than 1 percent  of India’s […]

If Boys are neglected, Girls can’t be safe!

If Boys are neglected, Girls can’t be safe!

Every day, we hear of horrible atrocities that have taken place against girls and women in India. This is despite the fact that as a country, we can boast of having some of the most progressive policies and civic movements. It is despite the fact that we have the world’s largest pool of elected women […]

Foreign Sadhvi attacked in Varanasi

Foreign Sadhvi attacked in Varanasi

Lucknow: So much for ‘Athithi Devo Bhava’! An Argentinian who leads the life of an ascetic in Varanasi city escaped with bruises on her face and shoulders while fighting off three men on Saturday, her late-evening meditation by the Ganga ending in a nightmare of assault and robbery. The 38-year-old was eventually spared being sexually […]

Why women in South Asia are ‘financially flawed’

Why women in South Asia are ‘financially flawed’

About a month ago (23-24 March) policymakers, private sector actors and civil society representatives from across South Asia, and local and international researchers, came together in Kathmandu to explore ways to use data and evidence-based policy to promote women’s economic empowerment. The four represented nations—Nepal, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan—have had varied experiences in this context. […]

Gandhi ‘bahus’ endorse tax free Pads

Gandhi ‘bahus’  endorse tax free Pads

New Delhi:  Congress President Sonia Gandhi has supported a petition for scrapping of tax on sanitary napkins. It may be mentioned that BJP minister Maneka Gandhi has also supported the idea of removing taxes on the item. Mrs Gandhi recalled that during previous UPA government she had called for providing napkins free to BPL families. […]

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