Tag: Women

HIV progress for children, adolescents, and pregnant women nearly flat- UNICEF

Children are falling through the cracks because we as a society are failing to identify, test, and treat them. Every day over 300 children and adolescents succumb to AIDS.

  • Thursday, 01 December 2022
International day for elimination of violence against women; 1 in 5 women killed every hour in 2021
International day for elimination of violence against women; 1 in 5 women killed every hour in 2021

According to a recent study, more than five women or girls were killed by intimate partners or other family members every hour in 2021.

  • Friday, 25 November 2022
Five eyeliner hacks every woman needs to know

Never ask a woman with winged eyeliner why she's late. Yes, it's harder than it seems to get a flawless eyeliner look on both eyes.

  • Wednesday, 23 November 2022
Aftab Poonawalla
'I was provoked, I hit her', Aftab says in court

"I was provoked because of which I hit," said Poonawalla in Saket court where he was produced before a metropolitan magistrate through video conferencing as his police custody ends on Tuesday, claimed his lawyer.

  • Tuesday, 22 November 2022
Loyal Wives of Weinsberg
The brave story of women's intelligence that will blow your mind

The "Loyal Wives of Weinsberg" are the wives who saved their husbands through their loyalty and cunning. In honour of the event, the castle ruins are now known as Weibertreu ("wifely loyalty").

  • Monday, 21 November 2022
Teen raped by Instagram friend in Lucknow
Teen raped by Instagram friend in Lucknow

Earlier on Saturday night, a 16-year-old school girl was raped by two persons, including an auto-rickshaw driver.

  • Wednesday, 19 October 2022
Women better at remembering words
Women actually better at finding and remembering words than men: Study

Are women really better at finding and remembering words than men? A large study has now settled score. Accordign to researchers, women are better and the female advantage is consistent across time and life span, "but it is also relatively small".

  • Thursday, 13 October 2022
A woman is raped every two hours in Pakistan
A woman is raped every two hours in Pakistan

In 2022, the media reported 305 rape cases across the country. As many as 71 cases were reported in the month of August

  • Thursday, 13 October 2022
10 things men find attractive about women
10 things men find attractive about women

The survey shows the top 10 qualities a modern man finds appealing in a woman

  • Thursday, 29 September 2022
Supreme Court of India
SC: All women entitled to safe and legal abortion

All women are entitled to safe and legal abortion," said the top court.

  • Thursday, 29 September 2022
Air Pollution
Women at greater risk from air pollution than men: Indian-origin researchers

Dr Hemshekhar Mahadevappa and Professor Neeloffer Mookherjee from the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada looked for changes in people's blood brought about by exposure to diesel exhaust.

  • Sunday, 04 September 2022
Women Against Liquor
WATCH | Women Lash Out At Liquor Vendor

Women of Kamakhyanagar, Dhenkanal teamed up to put an end to alcohol consumption problem in their village. The women allege that men indulge in domestic violence under the influence of alcohol; hence, they decided to take control over the situation.

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  • Friday, 02 September 2022
Saudi Arabia
In a first, women-only crew operates flight in Saudi Arabia

Officials said that Saudi Arabia's first such flight was operated last week, completing a short domestic journey and crossing a milestone for women's empowerment. The flight was operated by flyadeal Airlines, a budget subsidiary of Saudia, the flag carrier of Saudi Arabia.

  • Monday, 23 May 2022
Women In NDA
Supreme Court Allows Women To Take National Defence Academy Exam

Women will be allowed to take National Defence Academy (NDA) examination scheduled for September 5.

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  • Wednesday, 18 August 2021
Women 'forced' to join ruling-BJD’s padyatra in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: Serious allegations of women being forced to participate in a padyatra organised by the ruling-BJD in Bhapur block of Nayagarh surfaced today. Local women have alleged that they were threatened by BJD leaders that they will not be provided Indira Awas Yojana benefits and pension if they do not attend the padyatra. The ruling […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021