A study whose findings may explain why men are more vulnerable to COVID-19 than women.
This Mother’s Day, we can urge every mother, working or non-working, to arm herself with financial knowledge, requisite to make sound investment decisions.
The agencies estimate that the number of women unable to access family planning or facing unintended pregnancies, gender-based violence and other harmful practices, could "skyrocket" by millions due to the crisis.
Despite the considerable progress, corporate India with 16 percent board representation of women in NIFTY 500 companies, remains behind the curve.
Members of a female fishing cooperative in Morocco are breaking the boundaries of male dominated world of fishing, hoping to earn money from fishing for the first time.
The Rs 45-90 lakh category is the most preferred budget range for prospective women homebuyers.
The state women commissions play an important role in addressing complaints related to abuse and assault on women.
"Despite presence of highly-motivated women scientists, India's R&D workforce has less than 15 per cent women compared to the global average of 30 per cent, according our National Task Force report," Kovind said.
An editorial in Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' termed the Supreme Court order as the victory of "women power", and said the Centre needs to change its attitude and vision.
"There is a possibility of creating platforms for SMEs, there is a possibility of getting (more) women into workforce," Chandrasekaran said.
"Today is the seventh anniversary of the horrific Delhi gangrape case. The incident shook the country. We must all work together to make this country a better place for women. Say no to violence against women," Banerjee wrote on a Twitter handle.
The Ladies European Tour (LET) event will be staged in collaboration with Golf Saudi and the Saudi Golf Federation and will carry a winning purse of $1 million.
Addressing a DGP/IGP conference at Pune, the prime minister also said that officials must at all times strive to improve the image of the police force to inspire confidence among all sections of society including women and children.
Her protest came a day after the charred body of a 27-year-old veterinary doctor was found on the outskirts of Hyderabad which sparked national outrage
Entry of women into places of worship will now be addressed from a broader perspective and will not be seen from the prism of customs surrounding one particular temple. However, there will be no stay on the SC order allowing women of menstrual age entering the Sabarimala temple.
RBI’s own track record has been poor with no woman Governor and 3 women Deputy Governors in 2000s
That seven decades after Independence we have still not been able to get rid of an abominable practice such as manual scavenging is a sad reflection on our system.
The existing law, which dates back to 1971, permits abortions only up to 12 weeks, which can be extended up to 20 weeks in specific cases
Up to one-fourth of the total income inequality among women in India is due to circumstances such as their place of birth and parent’s education, finds study
Those who oppose Delhi government’s proposal to allow women for free public travel talk of loss of revenue. But spare a thought for the benefits that far outweigh the costs
Sitharaman added that the government would expand the women self-help group interest subvention programme to all districts and provide loans of up to Rs 1 lakh.
The Maternity Benefits (Amendment) Act, 2017, increased the maternity leave from 12 weeks to 26 weeks
In this episode of the Setting Sail podcast, Moneycontrol’s Priyanka Sahay talks to co-founder of Indian Angel Network to find out how the startup industry has evolved over the past few years.
Spending money on subsidies such as this would mean that the government will have so much less to spend on building infrastructure or educating girls in the capital.
Contemporary Indian politics calls for political parties to introspect and change the woeful representation of women in general and assembly elections. This requires the appointment of more women in key posts within political parties.