Hyderabad April 15
The South Central Railways has set up ‘nirbhaya squads’ in the zone as part of its efforts to step up security of women passengers. These squads, comprising lady RPF constables and ticket...
New Delhi, April 15
In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court today recognised transgenders as third category of gender and directed the Centre and States to grant them all facilities including Voters ID, passport an...
New Delhi, April 11
A new social experiment conducted by Dove has illustrated the ongoing conflict women have with recognising beauty. The experiment was carried out in response to research that revealed that...
April 11, 2014
A recent edit-a-thon attempts to correct the online gender imbalance by creating Wiki entries for Indian women »
Washington, April 9
The percentage of US mothers who do not work outside the home rose to 29 in 2012 — a six-point increase over 1999, a study published Tuesday shows.About two-thirds of the women who stayed h...
Chennai, April 4
Promoting women–friendly HR policies, flexible work schedules, fast track programmes and mentoring are steps to encourage more women to forge ahead in their careers. Out of the 1,456 companies listed on National Stock Exchange, only 490 have a woman Director on their board.
Sydney, April 2
Australia’s highest court recognised on Wednesday a third category of sex other than male or female. The case was brought by Norrie May-Welby, who identifies as neuter, and had fought fo...
New Delhi, March 26
Walking long distances to get water for her family was the biggest strain for Devti Baiga, a widowed tribal woman in her 60s, who lives in a village on the fringes of the Bandhavgarh National Park...
United Nations, April 16
The UN has hailed Indian Supreme court’s ruling recognising transgenders as a third gender, saying the “historic” decision will pave way for reforms that will help the community get access to empl...
Mumbai, April 15
Bharatiya Mahila Bank on Tuesday partnered with unisex hair and beauty salon Naturals, to support banking needs of women who aspire to become entrepreneurs.This is a part of the init...
Hyderabad, April 12
A women’s entrepreneurship fostering body, based out of Hyderabad, has set itself on expanding its presence and reach in the country.The Confederation of Women Entrepreneurs (COWE), which is...
Kolkata, April 11
Premium apparel maker Van Heusen, known mainly for its men’s formal wear range, is looking to shore up its presence in both ladies wear and casual offerings. While ladies wear – that...
Lakhimpur Kheri (UP), April 10
BSP supremo and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Thursday took a dig at BJP prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi over Gujarat riots and said if such a person is voted to power “t...
April 8, 2014
Gender-diverse boards deliver higher returns on equity
New Delhi, April 3
The apex court today agreed to consider the plea for an open court hearing on curative petitions filed by gay rights activists against its verdict criminalising homosexuality. A Bench he...
March 27, 2014
There has been a big rise in the number of women taking up lead roles in marketing
Kanpur, March 25
Over around a year after the shocking Delhi gangrape case, Indian Ordinance factory on Tuesday launched a light-weight revolver “Nirbheek”, designed especially for women to defend themselves from...