No one can stop women when they wake up. No gun has the power to silence them, to prevent them from fighting for their rights.
Reacting sharply, National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma tweeted, "You are demeaning their contribution in parliament and politics by making them an object of attraction. Stop objectifying women in parliament".
The decline in fertility rate has an adverse impact on the economic and social aspects of J&K, however experts and doctors see it as a success story.
For nearly two years, the farmers, women and other sections of people in Amaravati have been continuing their protest. They say Jagan Mohan Reddy-led government's move to dump Amaravati as the only capital and develop Visakhapatnam and Kurnool as administrative and judicial capitals dashed their hopes of a bright future after giving away 33,000 acres of land.
Tathagata Roy, who has apparently decided to bid "farewell” to the state unit of the BJP for the time being, has repeatedly poured scorn on its leaders since the party's defeat in the assembly elections, often using the "money and women" swipe.
Women’s progress in economic participation and opportunity has declined, forcing gender parity to a low 57.8%, a fact further exacerbated by a devastating pandemic.
More than 100 women have been killed in France by their partners or ex-partners in 2021.
A teacher has refused to accept a job offer as the institution insisted that she wear saree on campus. Meanwhile, a government school has introduced gender-neutral uniform for its students, perhaps the first such instance in the country.
Making a statement in the Assembly, Women Development and Child Welfare Minister Taneti Vanita said a sum of Rs 74,022 crore has been transferred to the bank accounts of 3,43,17,182 women under DBT schemes like Amma Vodi, Kapu Nestham, Cheyuta, Aasara, Rythu Bharosa, Vahana Mitra, etc.
The new rules come under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, 2021 passed by Parliament in March.
Subramaniam chose four who were unsung heroines, with little cult following. They cast off their lives and were very clear about the divide between the material and the spiritual.
The Tehsildar wrote a letter titled, 'make Raksha Bandhan memorable, get sisters to voluntarily give up their rights'.
On a call from Kabul, the woman told Outlook that she is ready to sell her vital organs to finance her escape from the clutches of Taliban
The man discovered his wife’s 20-years-old love affair with a man in the neighbourhood during his son’s treatment for sickle cell anaemia
The 29-year-old Ella French's death was the first fatal shooting of a Chicago officer in the line of duty since 2018 and the first female officer fatally shot on the job in 33 years.
The six accused, including two women, assaulted and tonsured the widow as well as the man who had offered her a lift.
Late detection and hesitancy due to the pandemic are adding to the menace
The union health ministry Friday gave the approval to this based on recommendations of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI).
A tractor at work at the construction site of the Central Vista project, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary
Congress General Secretary and AICC in-charge of Uttar Pradesh (UP) Priyanka Gandhi speaks during 'Pratigya rally', ahead of UP Assembly elections 2022, in Moradabad.PTI Photo
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin visits the flood affected areas, in Thoothukudi.PTI Photo
Doctors release a health advisory during an awareness campaign against air pollution to mark National Pollution Control Day, in Kolkata.PTI Photo
Rashtriya Janata Dal MLA Bhai Virendra and BJP MLA Sanjay Saravgi go for compromise in the presence of Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav and Deputy CM Tarkishor Prasad following a verbal spat between...PTI Photo
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