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Womens' empowerment

Rajasthan Govt Introduces 'Back To Work' Scheme For Women

Nov 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Rajasthan government has introduced a 'Back To Work' scheme for women who have had to quit their jobs due to family reasons. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday approved the scheme through which regular or work-from-home job opportunities will be provided to such women with the help of the private sector.

Police, Politics, Judiciary: How India Fails Its Women Everyday

Mar 08, 2021 Shruti Gupta

The Hathras rape case brought forward the barbarism of those who sit at the top of gender and caste hierarchical systems.

Hamari Chhoriyan Ke Chore Se Kam Hai, A Himachal Version

Himachal police go all out to celebrate women’s contribution to police force on Women’s Day

'It Should Be Welcomed': Delhi BJP Chief Manoj Tiwari Wants Anti-Romeo Squads In State

Jun 29, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Anti Romeo squads were constituted to check stalkers and eve-teasers in Uttar Pradesh soon after Yogi Adityanath assumed the office of the chief minister in 2017.

Women A Significant Vote Bank, Their Issues Need To Be Represented: Shaina NC

Shaina NC, a BJP leader from Mumbai, sparked a controversy when she lambasted major political parties, including her own, for fielding fewer women candidates for Lok Sabha elections.

08 March, 2019

Mamata Banerjee Takes Pride In Women Representation Of TMC In LS On Women's Day

Outlook Web Bureau

Describing women as the 'backbone' of our society, Banerjee congratulated women across the world on this day.

07 March, 2019

Vistara Begins #PadOnBoard, First To Offer Sanitary Pads On Flight

Outlook Web Bureau

The airline would begin with the initiative from this International Women's Day (March 8, 2019).

30 July, 2018

Why Should Only A Lady Have Obligation To Please Her Husband: SC On Female Genital Mutilation

Outlook Web Bureau

Meanwhile, Attorney General KK Venugopal said that the government supports the ban on female genital mutilation.


Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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

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