केन्द्रीय कैबिनेट ने दी तीन तलाक पर अध्यादेश कि मंजूरी

केन्द्रीय कैबिनेट ने दी तीन तलाक पर अध्यादेश कि मंजूरी

केंद्रीय कैबिनेट ने बुधवार 19 सितंबर को तीन तलाक अध्यादेश को मंजूरी दे दी है। मोदी कैबिनेट ने एनडीए सरकार की तरफ से पहली बार करीब दस महीने पहले सदन में बिल लाने के बाद इस पर अध्यादेश लाकर उसे मंजूरी दी है। तीन तलाक वह इस्लामी प्रथा है जिसमें मुस्लिम पुरूष तीन बार तलाक […]

शर्मनाक: सीबीएसई टॉपर के साथ सामूहिक दुष्कर्म

शर्मनाक: सीबीएसई टॉपर के साथ सामूहिक दुष्कर्म

हरियाणा के रेवाड़ी जिले में रहने वाली सीबीएसई टॉपर के साथ सामूहिक दुष्कर्म का एक शर्मनाक मामला सामने आया है। घटना को अंजाम देने वाले उसी के गांव में रहने वाले है और घटना के बाद से वो फरार है। पुलिस के मुताबिक सीबीएसई टॉपर रही लड़की बुधवार को सुबह अपने कोचिंग से लौटकर महेंद्रगढ़ […]

Women Farmers demand Recognition, Justice!

Women Farmers demand Recognition, Justice!

Patna : The hard fact that even though women do a substantial part of agricultural work, the State Government or official machinery refuses to acknowledge them as full-fledged farmers. Women in farming or ‘Mahila Kisan’ met at the state capital to compare notes, share their success stories as well as problems and challenges. A State […]

Court acquits woman’s in-laws in 13-year-old dowry case

Court acquits woman’s in-laws in 13-year-old dowry case

New Delhi, Dec 30 A Delhi court has acquitted a woman’s father-in-law and brother-in-law in a 2002 dowry harassment case saying continuing the trial would violate the accused persons’ right to speedy trial as prosecution can never prove the allegations, reports PTI. The court, while absolving the two men of the charges of cruelty to […]

BHU ruckus strengthens anti-patriarchy movement

BHU ruckus strengthens anti-patriarchy movement

Police action on women protesting sexual harassment of a female student at India’s premier Banaras Hindu University has led to a national struggle to end gender discrimination. In Patna, Bihar a group of citizens have started Aawazein, which has begun a series of interventions and activities to sensitize the students and teaching community about gender […]

Shameless to the Core

Shameless to the Core

It is indeed ironical that on the  day the government ‘celebrates’ Balika Divas, a posse of male policemen let loose their ire on a girl student in Benaras Hindu University and beat her up. The girl was part of a larger gathering of students who were protesting the callous, disgustingly patriarchal , and insensitive attitude […]

Do women get a poor deal in the film industry?

Do women get a poor deal in the film industry?

Two ‘women of substance’ expressed similar opinions about the glass ceiling that women face in the world of entertainment. In India, filmmaker Kiran Rao said it is sad that women have been suppressed through generations and it is “shameful” that they have to fight for equal pay even today. The director said women have always […]