It’s easy to miss some important news in the hectic daily schedule, so we have compiled a list of recent women-centric news you may have missed.
In the latest news, an Indian airline lodged a complaint after a drunk man urinated on a female passenger during a flight from the United States to Delhi.
Here are some quick reads that will keep you up to date.
Brazilian Woman Killed By Firework Explosion During New Year’s Celebration
In a tragic accident, a Brazilian mother of two lost her life after fireworks got lodged in her clothes and exploded.
The 38-year-old woman, Elisangela was taking part in a beach celebration with her family in Praia Grande, Sao Paulo, when the fireworks began. A homicide inquiry has been opened and tributes poured in for the late mother after visuals of the tragic event went viral.
Drunk Man Urinates On Female Passenger During Flight
On November 26, 2022, a drunk man urinated on a female passenger during an Air India flight from New York, United States to Delhi.
Air India lodged a police complaint and constituted an internal committee, recommending putting the male passenger on a ‘no fly’ list. As per the latest update, an FIR has been lodged against the man, who is supposedly in his 40s and belongs to Mumbai.
Captain Shiva Chauhan Becomes First Woman Officer Deployed On Siachen Glacier
Captain Shiva Chauhan became the first woman army officer to be operationally deployed on the Siachen Glacier, the world’s highest battlefield.
Captain Chauhan was deployed at the Kumar post, Siachen, located at an altitude of around 15,600 feet on Monday, January 2, for a period of three months.
The team led by Captain Chouhan will be responsible for combat engineering tasks.
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US Retail Pharmacies Can Now Sell Abortion Pills
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States issued a statement saying that retail pharmacies will now be permitted to sell abortion pills.
The step came after news of more states seeking to ban abortion medication came to light.
For the first time, retail pharmacies in the US will have the right to fill in prescriptions for abortion pills.
Over 1,000 Women Perform “Maha Natti” At Manali Carnival
Over 1,000 women from around 80 mahila mandals participated in the ‘maha natti’ at the Mall Road on the second day of the Winter Carnival at Manali, Himachal Pradesh.
The women were from mahila mandals of the left bank region and the women from the mahila mandals of the right bank will perform tomorrow, January 5.