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Demands By Politicians For Women's Quota In Parliament, State Assemblies Rise

Mar 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The demand comes in the backdrop of a bill introduced earlier which sought to give 33 per cent reservation to women in Lok Sabha and state assemblies

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.


Five Countries Including India Account For Total Child Brides In World: UNICEF

10 million additional child marriages may occur before the end of the decade, threatening years of progress in reducing the practice, said the UNICEF as it released its new survey

A Look At The Role Of Women In Indian Entertainment Landscape

Mar 08, 2021 Eshita Bhargava

The steadily increasing number of women behind the camera in India is enhancing the quality and visibility of cinema through sensitive storytelling.


Against All Odds: Three Unsung Women Warriors

Uncomfortable with being photographed, these three rural women battled hunger, poverty and the pandemic, emerging as leaders who actually made a difference.

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09 February, 2021

Pooja Bhatt-Starrer Bombay Begums' To Release On International Women's Day

Outlook Web Bureau

The Netflix series explores the complex journey of working Indian women who are ambitious for power and success, but have many other battles to fight too


08 March, 2020

Women's Day: PM Modi Signs Out Of Social Media, Women Achievers Start Taking Over His Accounts

Outlook Web Bureau

The prime minister has handed over his accounts to seven women achievers for sharing their stories on International Women's Day


08 March, 2019

2020 Women's World T20 Final To Be Played On International Women's Day

Outlook Web Bureau

Today marks one-year-to-go to the final of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020, when the two best teams will compete to be crowned champions at the biggest cricket stadium in the world, the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on the International Women's Day.


08 March, 2019

Don't Stereotype Us, Don't Show Us As 'Use And Throw' Objects: Women Sex Workers Urge Indian Filmmakers

Outlook Web Bureau

Social activist and lawyer Aarthi Pai says mainstream cinema has done a lot of damage to "the identity of sex workers".


08 March, 2019

Google Doodle Celebrates A Multi-Lingual Women's Day

Outlook Web Bureau

The Women's Day special Google doodle slides illustrate quotes written by strong, passionate, successful women from around the world.


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.

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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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