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Women In Protests: When Veils Turn To Flags

Nov 30, 2021 Nivedita

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.

Tharoor's Selfie With Six Women MPs Tweet Sparks Row

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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".


Why Experts Consider J&K’s Low Fertility Rate A Success Story

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.

Amaravati Farmers To Continue Protests

Nov 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.


Kolkata Lawyer Files Complaint With Cops, Women Rights Panel To Probe Into Tathagata's "Women And Money" Remark

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.

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22 November, 2021

Making Gender Parity A Reality: Small Steps To Big Strides

Madhu Singh Sirohi

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.


21 November, 2021

Violence Against Women: Why France Is Witnessing Large-Scale Protests

Deutsche Welle

More than 100 women have been killed in France by their partners or ex-partners in 2021.


20 November, 2021

Struggle For A Gender-Inclusive Dress Code In Kerala

Thufail PT

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.


18 November, 2021

Andhra Pradesh Government Spent Rs 1.07 Lakh Crore On Women Welfare

Outlook Web Desk

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.


13 October, 2021

New Rule Allows Abortion Till 24 Weeks Of Pregnancy For Certain Categories Of Women

Outlook Web Desk

The new rules come under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, 2021 passed by Parliament in March.


10 October, 2021

Book Review | Women Who Wear Only Themselves: Conversations With Four Travellers On Sacred Journeys

Anjana Basu

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.


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23 August, 2021

Rajasthan Tehsildar Appeals To Women To Voluntarily Give Up Their Rights From Parental Agri Land

Tabeenah Anjum

The Tehsildar wrote a letter titled, 'make Raksha Bandhan memorable, get sisters to voluntarily give up their rights'.


21 August, 2021

I Will Jump Off My Building If Talibani Militants Come To Search My House: 25-Year-Old Woman In Kabul

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

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


13 August, 2021

Odisha Man Discovers Wife’s Infidelity As Son Developed Hereditary Disease

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

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


09 August, 2021

US Cop Dies In Traffic Stop Shooting, First Woman To Be Killed On Duty In 33 Years

Associated Press (AP)

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.


02 August, 2021

Gujarat Widow's Head Shaved For Taking Lift From Married Man, 6 Held

Outlook Web Bureau

The six accused, including two women, assaulted and tonsured the widow as well as the man who had offered her a lift.


03 July, 2021

How Covid-19 Has Affected Breast Cancer Screening

Dr Vikas Goswami

Late detection and hesitancy due to the pandemic are adding to the menace


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02 July, 2021

Pregnant Women Now Eligible For Covid Vaccine, Can Register On CoWin Or Walk-In

Outlook Web Bureau

The union health ministry Friday gave the approval to this based on recommendations of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI).


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A tractor at work at the construction site of the Central Vista project, in New Delhi.

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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.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin visits the flood affected areas, in Thoothukudi.

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Doctors release a health advisory during an awareness campaign against air pollution to mark National Pollution Control Day, in Kolkata.

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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...

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Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.

Opinion

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Apoorvanand
Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

Bezwada Wilson
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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

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India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh