A UN campaign, 'Orange the world: End violence against women', ended on International Human Rights Day. The campaign, a part of the UN's multi-year programme, assumes additional significance during the covid times when crimes against women have reportedly skyrocketed.
Campaigners and women's advocacy groups are concerned over an increase in violent attacks on women. During a march in Istanbul, the Turkish police used tear gas to disperse their crowd.
The goal of the International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women is to raise awareness about the fact that women all around the world face violence. Here are a few Bollywood films on the same topic.
Why the International Day For Elimination of Violence Against Women is the right time to address the abuse women faced during the Covid-19 pandemic
With 14 slain women, Alpine nation becomes one of the few European Union Countries with higher women killings than men
Marketing executive Sarah Everard was found dead in London, last week. Her death has sent shockwaves across the U.K. because a police officer has been charged with her kidnapping and murder.
Laws exist to protect women from sexual harassment at the workplace. However, no laws make the process of migration to the workplace safer for women leading to physical and sexual violence
The victim’s father alleged that she was harassed by her husband and in-laws for dowry. He said his daughter and granddaughter were throttled to death and their bodies were dumped in a pond.
CCTV footage of the purported incident went viral on the social media, evoking condemnation.
Embarrassed by the involvement of the two party functionaries in the crime, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami expelled the duo from the AIADMK and announced a compensation of Rs.5 lakh to the girl’s family.
When the woman defeated her husband consecutively in the ludo game, the husband was aghast and he thrashed her so badly that she was hospitalised with an injured spinal cord.
Sathya Saran draws the pictures of a packed auditorium where Amol Palekar made his return to theatre after 25 years, and an offbeat exhibition that called out to women to ‘remember their innate powers.'
In the video, a man is heard saying, 'Brother, you should fire the bullet.' The next moment, the woman is shot in her face.
It is this 'normalisation' of rape that is the curse of our times, writes mother of a nine-year-old girl
Prima facie, it is a body of a 30 to 35 years old lady whose identity is yet to be ascertained by the police.
The national capital has seen a decline in crimes against women for the third straight year.
Sindhu Sharma filed a case of domestic violence and harassment over dowry against her husband and in-laws in April this year.
RTI queries reveal that all government departments, except one, have failed to furnish a monthly report to the Ministry of Women and Child Development on the status of sexual harassment cases.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.