August 18, 2014
The national sample survey shows there has been a substantial shift from paid or recognised work to unpaid domestic activities for both rural and urban women »
August 15, 2014
Labouring in the kitchen after a day’s work is now a saleable fantasy, if performed by a successful, beautiful, thin, trendy, new-age career woman. It’s a matter of ‘choice’. Or is it?
Kochi, August 14
Vasanthi Viswanathan, a tea-leaf picker at Kannan Devan Hills Plantation Company’s Chundavurrai tea estate near Munnar, has been selected for the Prime Minister’s Shram Devi Award.
New Delhi, August 13
Among the various amendments to labour law proposed by the Narendra Modi Government is one on allowing women to work on shifts between 7 pm and 6 am, “with adequate safeguards for safety an...
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 12
16th anniversary of Kudumbashree Mission inaugurated
August 8, 2014
Marketing strategy, honour mechanism, creative inspiration, prayer… Rape is versatile and nifty »
August 6, 2014
Real feminism’s about what women really want and do
Hyderabad, Aug. 1
New policy promises permissions in a month
New Delhi, Aug 19
Only 4.7 per cent of India’s corporate directors are women, a paper put out by professional services firm EY has said. This compares with 40.5 per cent for Norway, which has the highest...
New York, Aug 15
Pregnant women living near the World Trade Centre here during the 9/11 terror attacks experienced higher-than-normal negative birth outcomes, according to a new study.The study by Princeton...
New Delhi, August 14
Among the amendments proposed to the Factories Act by the Government is one on allowing women to work on shifts between 7 pm and 6 am, “with adequate safeguards for safety and provision of...
Washington, Aug 14
The subtle sound of a ticking clock may increase a woman’s urge to marry and start a family at an earlier age, a new study suggests.The metaphor of a ticking clock is often used to refer to...
Hyderabad, August 13
University of Hyderabad (UoH) will be hosting the 12th World Congress on Women during Aug 17-22 in its campus.
The theme of the conference, which is happening in India for the fir...
New Delhi, Aug. 11
IIM Ahmedabad hosted its first session on Women Leadership Lecture series at the Vastrapur campus on Monday. The auditorium was packed with students from across the city and the event saw particip...
August 7, 2014
Developing products and services that women appreciate and identify with demands an overhaul of the entire design process
August 4, 2014
Politics is all about pendulum swings. Ask Sonia Gandhi »
August 1, 2014
Salman Khan in Kick and Akshay Kumar in Holiday continue the Bollywood tradition of sexually harassing their heroines under the guise of humour and romance