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. […]

Viral Fever: emotional outburst at Women’s charges against Founder

Viral Fever: emotional outburst at Women’s charges against Founder

Bombay (Mumbai): Facing allegations of sexual harassment against its founder Arunubh Kumar, The Viral Fever  admitted that it should have responded in a better manner rather than reacting ’emotionally and too quickly’. (March 17) In its initial statement, the company said the person behind the blog post will be found and given “severe justice”. This […]

Indian Bosses and Women’s Safety

Indian Bosses and Women’s Safety

While the UN has taken up the matter of unequal pay for women, India’s women are unsafe even at their jobs. Getting a job is tough if you are a woman.Many women are finding out that this is only the beginning of the nightmare. Sexual harassment at work is a serious concern in the country. […]

Parliament approves 26 week Paid Maternity Leave

Parliament approves 26 week Paid Maternity Leave

New Delhi:  Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi  hailed the passage of Maternity Bill, which allows paid maternity leave of 26 weeks, in Parliament, calling it a “historic” decision (March 9). The Lok Sabha passed the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 today. The Bill had already been passed by the Rajya Sabha during the […]

Nari Shakti Award: Women honoured by President

Nari Shakti Award: Women honoured by President

New Delhi: Gender biases have no place in modern India where inclusive development is a key objective, President Pranab Mukherjee said.(March 8) He also lamented the rise in crimes against women and said it was inexcusable that they do not feel as secure and safe as they should in India. His remarks came during a […]

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