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The unlikely heroines of Sawda Ghevra

'With this success (of access to water) the women are convinced that their rights go beyond law books -- and the law is indeed powerful.''The women are now not afraid to file a police complaint or......

'Muslim women have got the courage to fight injustice'

'You cannot suppress a section of society permanently.''The spark of revolt will catch fire sooner or later.' Reuters photograph published only for representational purposes. Noorjehan Safia Niaz,......

Malala named youngest UN Messenger of Peace

Men should not clip the "wings of women and let them fly", Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai said as United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres designated her as the youngest-ever 'Messenger......

Pakistan's Muslim women and the 'Fun' word

'Obedience, service and an over-glorified stress on keeping the family's honour intact, keep Muslim women from focusing on their own happiness.''So they stay joyless and 'pious,' with an......

Take a bow, Lieutenant Colonel Sofiya Qureshi!

'The same charm that draws men to the armed forces also draws women. It is love for the nation and honour and pride in donning the uniform,' says Lieutenant Colonel Sofiya Qureshi, the first woman......

'Entrepreneurs not only shape but create the future'

Five inspiring women who travelled thousands of miles to Hyderabad recently to grow their business and skills share their tales of global entrepreneurship. Vaihayasi Pande Daniel listened in. The......

Low-cost male contraceptive finds no takers

It could ease the burden on the 225 million women in developing countries, says Ari Altstedter. IMAGE: Years of human trials on the injectable, sperm-zapping product are coming to an end, and......

Uber to train 50,000 women drivers

Cab aggregator service Uber on Thursday announced that it had tied up with a Singapore-based company to train women drivers even as it continues to be under a Delhi government ban after a driver......

India contributes $1 million to UN women's body

Underscoring its commitment to the UN's body on gender equality and women empowerment, India has contributed $1 million to the organisation for the current financial year. External Affairs Minister......

Women in India lag in Internet use

More needs to be done to boost women's and girl's lagging online access, tech giant Intel Corp said in a report to be released later on Thursday that calls for doubling the number of female......

'Women have always been an easy target'

'How is it okay for a woman to show her private parts to the world just because she wants to go to the toilet?''She can't show her face -- you want her to pull her ghoongat till her navel -- but......

PIX: Huma Qureshi at the UN

Actress Huma Qureshi spoke to the media at the United Nations headquarters in New York about the representation of women in media and gender equality on Thursday, March 23. Ravi Karkara, senior......

'Women make very good peacekeepers'

'If you look at peacekeeping right now, it is fraught with accusations of sexual abuse or peacekeepers involved in deals that are outside their purview, human trafficking.' 'When a contingent of......

PIX: Farhan Akhtar performs in Manipal

Check out the performance!Farhan Akhtar, who, as the first male ambassador of UN Women, recently spoke on violence against women along side the likes of Academy award-winning Boyhood actress......

Odd, curious, heartwarming: What Bollywood tweeted in 2014

From odd to heartwarming, the best of Twitter conversations in 2014.From Supreme Court allowing women to work as make-up artists in Bollywood to Mallika Sherawat talking about women's......

Historic! Dipa Karmakar qualifies for vault finals

IMAGE: India's Dipa Karmakar competesduring the preliminary women's qualifications, subdivisions, at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, on Sunday. Photograph: Damir......

North Koreans get warm reception in South, win match

North and South Korea put aside bitter political divisions for 90 minutes on Sunday as their women's soccer teams clashed in a regional tournament in Seoul, with the visitors scoring a decisive win......

Deepika disappoints in ranking round at Olympics

Indian women archers started their campaign on a disappointing note as they came up with a ninth place finish at the women's archery team competition in the ranking round held at the Lord's Cricket......

Experienced Americans beat fresh-faced North Korea

Top-ranked United States beat North Korea 2-0 in their women's World Cup Group C opener on Tuesday with Lauren Cheney and Rachel Buehler on target in the second half.\\nForward Cheney completed a......

The day I stop enjoying pressure I will quit: Sania

Sania Mirza heralded the rise of women's tennis in India in the 21st century. Now, she is worried about what the future holds for the game in the country. India's No 1 women's player is concerned......
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Mass arrests in Maldives as activists defy emergency

Maldivian authorities arrested more than 140 activists who defied a ban on rallies and demonstrated against a state of emergency imposed by... ...
The unlikely heroines of Sawda Ghevra

'With this success (of access to water) the women are convinced that their rights go beyond law books -- and the law is indeed powerful.''The women... ...
Women activists highlight persecution of Christians in Pakistan at United Nations

Christian women activists raised the issue of persecution of minority community by the hands of Islamic fundamentalists and the misuse of blasphemy... ...
The Wall Street Journal slams Hillary Clinton for saying Trump won due to 'backward' US states

Top American daily 'The Wall Street Journal' has slammed Hillary Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, for her remarks in India... ...
Thousands of women, men, children raped in Syria's war - U.N. report

GENEVA (Reuters) - Syrian government forces and allied militias have raped and sexually assaulted women, girls and men in a campaign to punish... ...

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