Women's News (India)

India prescribes death penalty for child rape

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reacted to criticism that he did not deal with the recent rape and muder of a girl swiftly enough. India is trying …

News

Why do Indian women across socio-economic groups undervalue themselves? This book holds some answers

Deepa Narayan’s ‘Chup’ develops a framework of seven ‘cultural habits of non-existence’ that women are trained to adhere to but ignores the role of …

Feminism

Why India's rape crisis is getting worse under Narendra Modi

An 8-year-old Muslim girl was locked in a Hindu shrine, drugged, gang-raped for several days and bludgeoned to death with a stone.<p>As if the January killing in northern India weren't horrifying enough, lawyers and right-wing Hindus this month marched in defense of her assailants. Prime Minister …

India

The Hale Barns mum who has been crowned Mrs India

Beauty pageants are sometimes associated with old-fashioned ideas about feminity.<p>But for Greater Manchester mum Sonia Ahluwalia, being crowned ‘Mrs …

Manchester

How this Women-Led Jewellery Brand Landed $1 Mn Funding

For Pipa + Bella, the idea of promoting financial independence among Indian women, worked in grabbing investors' attention.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>The influx of jewellery brands seems to be growing progressively in India. The inflow has …

India

61 players to join national women's hockey camp in Bengaluru

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) on Saturday named 61 women players for the Senior Women National Camp, commencing on Sunday at the …

India

‘Pass women’s quota Bill’

Updated: April 21, 2018 22:33 IST<p>HYDERABAD, April 21, 2018 22:33 IST<p>Updated: April 21, 2018 22:33 IST<p>more-in<p>Party questions delay despite govt.’s …

India

UK apologises for torn India flag in anti-Modi protests

<b>The UK has apologised after the Indian flag in London's Parliament Square was torn down amid protests against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit.</b><p>Hundreds of people gathered on Wednesday outside Downing Street where Mr Modi met his British counterpart Theresa May.<p>The protests seem to have been …

India

India’s Vicious Patriarchy

The gruesome rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl has left many Indians wondering what it will take to stop sexual violence.<p>Indian law prohibits the identification of a rape victim by name or appearance without explicit permission from the survivor or their next of kin. Yet for the last three …

India

Sick to comment so casually on the issue: Mahira Khan on sexual harassment allegations against Ali Zafar

A day after singer-actor Ali Zafar was accused of sexual harassment by Pakistani singer Meesha Shafi, Raees actress Mahira Khan has reacted to the …

Entertainment (India)

Shilpa Shetty feels ashamed after Kathua rape case

Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra says she is a proud Indian, but has been feeling ashamed after incidents like the Kathua rape …

India

CII (IWN) First National Conclave on Women in Leadership Urge Organisations to Accelerate Inclusion of Women at the Work Place

The purpose of this conclave is to enable women to breakout of their comfort zones and understand the 5E’s of leadership and take charge as leaders …

India

'You sleep around for work': BJP's SVe Shekher slammed for sexist post on women journos

Following Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit's apology to a woman journalist for patting her cheek without consent, a derogatory post shared by …

India

Pay more attention to Indian women, IMF chief Christine Lagarde tells Narendra Modi

Referring to rape of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district, she said what had happened was ‘revolting’.<p>International Monetary …

India

Can’t Blame Only Colonialism For Violence Against Women, Mr Naidu

There are some Indian ministers who cannot help referring to India’s great epic, the <i>Mahabharata</i> — the source of all wisdom and crazy theories, …

India

The girls of the Games

Women won 28 of India’s 66 medals at the recently-concluded 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Gold Coast, and 12 of the 26 golds. At the Glasgow 2014 …

Table Tennis

'Bura Maano, Holi Hai': Why the Festival Is No Excuse to Violate Women’s Consent

My earliest recollections of Holi are from 1987, at the age of seven, a blurry, monochrome memory of my arms being pinned to my sides while an older …

India

The big news: Opposition moves impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra, and 9 other top stories

Other headlines: The Gujarat HC acquitted Maya Kodnani in Naroda Patiya riots case, and Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu began a day-long hunger …

India

The many missing links in wellness

Our healthcare system fails tribal and rural women, says Rani Bang

Sexual Health

The big news: SC says no reason to disbelieve judges in Loya case, and nine other top stories

Other headlines: Deepika Padukone, Virat Kohli made it to TIME’s ‘most influential’ list, and the IMF chief asked PM Modi to pay more attention to …

India

Women entrepreneurs leapfrog – creating non-linear GDP growth and advancing society - UN India

Paula Mariwala, Co-President Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs India, Director, Hinditron Group &<br>Radhika Shah, Advisor, Sustainable Development Goals …

Innovation

Kathua rape case: Defence lawyer's misogynist statement on woman police officer reflects widely prevalent attitudes - Firstpost

British Prime Minister Theresa May cannot change the legal position and accept Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s request to extradite Vijay Mallya. In …

India