Sadiqa Peerbhoy, Lakshmi Sankar, Vasanthi Hariprakash, Kirtana Kumar and Usha KR speak to Vani Mahesh on Bengaluru’s changing culture.
The latest NSSO data on youth (15-29) years shows that women’s participation has dropped from 37.01 per cent in 2004-05 and 24.4 per cent in 2011-12 to just 16.4 per cent in 2017-18.
They’ve also placed a tracking device on a plastic bottle, similar to the one placed on sharks. The bottle was then left to drift in the Ganges to measure how far downside it can go in the river.
A bench comprising of Justices NV Ramana, MM Shantanagoudar and Ajay Rastogi issued a notice to the centre, asking if the residential rights can be given to the women under the Protection from Domestic Violence Act.
The New York Times has featured her short story ‘Unaccustomed Earth’ in its bestseller list. In this book Lahiri shifted from the first-generation narrative to that of second and third who fail to identify with the culture of their immigrant parents.
Under the Bangladeshi Laws for marriage and divorce, a woman has to select one of the options out of Kumari (meaning virgin), Widow or Divorced. The court ruled that the word Kumari be replaced with unmarried. Grooms, according to the previous law, were not required to declare their marital status.
Women are proactive in dealing with big changes and bringing in the necessary changes in the structure of the organization, without actually affecting the working principles behind it. They believe in building support within the organization.
According to the supplementary demands for grants tabled by Sisodia on Monday, Rs 140 crore have been set aside by the Delhi government in order to provide free rides to women in the DTC buses and the cluster buses. Another 150 crores have been set aside for free metro rides.
After the 2012 Nirbhaya rape case, the biggest change that occurred is the police’s reaction towards crimes against women according to Chhaya Sharma. Sharma, who helped crack the case back in 2012 is now Deputy Inspector General, Investigation, at the National Human Rights Commission.
This was my second encounter with the world as I decided to explore the city, which is famous for its scenic beauty and especially, adventures. Though this wasn’t a fully solo journey as I visited Nepal with my parents, a one-day solo experience of Sarangkot was thrilling.
The father has been booked under the Protection of Children From Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) 2012. Charges of raping his daughter and abusing his two daughters have been imposed on him.
As many as 163 tribal women have been selected for the purpose of driving heavy vehicles. They’ll first undergo training and once ready, will be inducted as drivers in the state-run bus service.