Unpaid care work exposes women to virus-related health risks, violence in Asia and the Pacific: UN
Women make up the majority of workers in the health and social welfare sectors globally
International Women’s Day: Why should girls always bear the brunt?
Girls have to be taught to believe in themselves; parents, male family members and teachers must be empathetic and understanding to the problems …
Study links violence to early signs of heart, blood vessel diseases in women
Victims of physical violence were one and a half times more likely to suffer from narrowing of the main blood vessels in the neck that carry …
889% rise in cases of crime against children since 2001; can ‘smart cities’ curb them?
Making roads and public transport safe for children and women to navigate is a demand long overdue
Every third woman faces violence by men: WHO
Younger women and those in least developed countries most at risk
What does CAG report tell about women empowerment in Uttar Pradesh?
Cases of crime against women increased by 61 per cent between 2010-11 and 2014-15
Lessons from the past: Protecting women and girls from violence during COVID-19
Policy-makers and practitioners must heed lessons from the Ebola outbreak in the DRC. They must mitigate against further exacerbation of gender-…
Mewat Makeover: Female education now a prerequisite for marriage in Nuh
While parents are teaching their daughters to contest panchayat elections in Mewat, they are also looking for educated daughters-in-law
A parallel pandemic: Violence against women intensified during COVID-19, confirms UN
Half the women surveyed in 13 countries reported that they or a woman they knew experienced increased violence since the COVID-19 pandemic; …
Loneliness in the glitzy capital
Delhi’s city plan has dehumanised public spaces, inviting violence like the recent gangrape of a 23-year-old girl
10 years of Delhi gang rape: 70% of released Nirbhaya Funds utilised, Lok Sabha told
Region-wise disparities in fund utilisation; Conviction rate in crimes against women continues to remain abysmal
COVID-19: How community platforms can help stem violence against women
Reduced availability of frontline healthcare workers is likely, since the entire health system is focused on the novel coronavirus disease (…