UP: Political Party Hoardings, Posters Being Removed as Code of Conduct Comes into Effect

‘Pink’ Battle in UP: BJP Holds ‘Mahila Chaupal’ and Kirtan at Block, Village Levels to Woo Women Voters

Knowing the importance of women voters for winning the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls for the second consecutive terms, the BJP is holding a ‘Mahila chaupal’ and ‘kirtan’ across the state. The saffron party believes that women voters will play a crucial and decisive role in the polls as they constitute nearly half (46 per cent) […]

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Pope Confers Lay Ministries on Women, Formalising Recognition of Roles

Pope Confers Lay Ministries on Women, Formalising Recognition of Roles

Pope Francis on Sunday for the first time conferred the lay Roman Catholic ministries of lector and catechist on women, roles that previously many had carried out without institutional recognition. He conferred the ministries at a Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica, where, in an apparent reference to resistance to change by some conservative, he criticised […]

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'Silence Not an Option': Activists Bat For Gender Sensitivity After 'Bulli Bai' Case

‘Silence Not an Option’: Activists Bat For Gender Sensitivity After ‘Bulli Bai’ Case

The ‘Bulli Bai’ case sent shockwaves through the country when it broke in the first week of January that doctored photos of over 100 Muslim women were put out on online platform GitHub allowing users access, so as to take part in an online ‘auction’. The heinous butchery of privacy and self-respect of these women, […]

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Afghan NGO Women 'Threatened With Shooting' for Not Wearing Burqa

Afghan NGO Women ‘Threatened With Shooting’ for Not Wearing Burqa

The Taliban’s religious police have threatened to shoot women NGO workers in a northwestern province of Afghanistan if they do not wear the all-covering burqa, two staff members told AFP. The rights of Afghans — particularly women and girls — have been increasingly curtailed since the Taliban returned to power in August after ousting the […]

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This Firm Offers Fully-Paid 'Period Leaves' For Females, Transwomen

This Firm Offers Fully-Paid ‘Period Leaves’ For Females, Transwomen

Scaler, a tech upskilling startups, owned by InterviewBit, has announced a 12-days of period leave for all its female and transgender employees. This is in addition to the regularly allotted annual leaves to the employees. Starting from 1 January 2022, female and transgender employees across all levels got eligible to avail period leave as one day or […]

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Periods: Address Unhygienic Menstrual Conditions to Avoid Infertility

Periods: Address Unhygienic Menstrual Conditions to Avoid Infertility

Menstruation is still a taboo topic in many parts of India. We know every adolescent girl gets her period after hitting puberty, but people do not want to talk about it. This leads to unhygienic menstrual practices, lack of availability of resources, stigmatising periods and imposing of religious and cultural restrictions on menstruating girls. Menstruating […]

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Kid Instructs Guests to 'Go Straight Home' After Seeing Mom Slog in Kitchen for Hours

Kid Instructs Guests to ‘Go Straight Home’ After Seeing Mom Slog in Kitchen for Hours

The boy is winning the Internet with his priceless and honest concern for his mother. (Credits: Twitter/@worded_woman) The little boy yelled at the guests to ‘eat and go straight home’ after seeing his mother slog in the kitchen. A little boy is ruling the hearts of netizens and the reason will simply make you smile. […]

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Woman Solo Travellers Must Ensure They Carry These Things Before They Go Backpacking

Woman Solo Travellers Must Ensure They Carry These Things Before They Go Backpacking

Women travelling alone is becoming more and more popular, especially among the younger generation. For many women, travelling is a great way to feel free and explore new places. It’s also an opportunity for self-discovery and empowerment, the reason so many women love travelling alone. But sometimes, packing for your trip can feel like a […]

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