The women’s rights groups hence urged the government in a memorandum to take immediate social security measures for women and labourers.
The mayor of London has given a clarion call that misogyny is looked at as a hate crime. Can we have a similar conversation in India?
Usha Chaumar, social activist and Padma Shri awardee, who was also the Chief Guest at the event told SheThePeople that women can go ahead in their lives only when they don’t have to fear about their safety all the time.
As political and religious leaders in the Gulf push their national agendas, women must find their own ways to balance newfound freedoms with existing social and religious pressures
With the rise of social media, more and more women are putting themselves out there and standing up for what they believe in, says Sai Seshadri, Founder and Editor-In-Chief for Women’s Republic.
A controversial ‘Marry-your-rapist’ bill will be introduced by lawmakers in Turkey in the Parliament by the end of this month.
The Courts have on various occasions upheld the rights of women who have been denied maternity benefits by upholding their right to a safe and discrimination-free work environment.
While violence denies women the right to survival, well- being and development, the fact is that most violence goes unreported because it occurs within the most intimate and trusted relationships.
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.
Apart from allowing women to travel abroad without male consent, the new decree also allows women to register a marriage, divorce or child’s birth and to be issued official family documents.
To bring gender-responsive governance we have to understand what the lever of change is for politicians, says Atishi Marlena of AAP.
The study aimed at finding out if there’s a link between women’s rights and overall development of a nation. “The results confirm that even with a lack of resources if a country has a strong human rights structure, the health outcomes are better.” the researchers said.