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    Mother’s Market Traders Ask for Better Economic and Social Security Schemes

Mother’s Market Traders Ask for Better Economic and Social Security Schemes

Just few days before the legislative assembly elections, women traders of Mother’s market (Ima Keithel), in Manipur demanded the immediate reconstruction of their shops which got damaged in earthquake of

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    Only 44% Women of Assam, Aware of Safe Sex

Only 44% Women of Assam, Aware of Safe Sex

In a shocking revelation, the latest National Family Health Survey-4 said that only 44.6 percent women in Assam are aware of safe sex, HIV- AIDS and other related issues. Till

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    See If Triple Talaq Impinges Muslim Women’s Rights, Centre Tells SC

See If Triple Talaq Impinges Muslim Women’s Rights, Centre Tells SC

The Centre on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to examine whether the practice of ‘talaq-e-bidat’ (instantaneous triple talaq), ‘nikah halala’ and polygamy were in conformity with the right to equality

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    Mizoram Women Climbing the Economic Ladder

Mizoram Women Climbing the Economic Ladder

More and more women in the Northeastern State of Mizoram are climbing the economic ladder, with a little help from the government. These women, mostly belonging to the poorest of

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    Andrea Tariang Joins Campaign for Women Empowerment

Andrea Tariang Joins Campaign for Women Empowerment

Actress Andrea Tariang, who featured in a key role in “Pink” — a movie about women’s rights — has continued her crusade for women empowerment off-screen by joining a campaign

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    NCW for Law to Ban Female Genital Mutilation

NCW for Law to Ban Female Genital Mutilation

The National Commission for Women on Monday said it supports the demand for a law to end the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in India. On the International Day

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Indian Women ‘Occupy the Night Streets’ to Protest Reported Mass Molestation

  Indian Women ‘Occupy the Night Streets’ to Protest Reported Mass Molestation

Hundreds of women gathered in over 30 towns and cities across India late on Saturday, saying they were “occupying the

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Walking With the Marginalised Women

  Walking With the Marginalised Women

December Edition, NET Bureau, Making a Difference, Sayantani Deb She started working for the society at a very young age

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SC Breather for Women of Nagaland

  SC Breather for Women of Nagaland

December Edition, Statewide Nagaland, Partha Prawal In a historic move, on November 24, 2016, Nagaland revoked a 2012 resolution passed

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Google Pays Tribute to India’s First Feminist

  Google Pays Tribute to India’s First Feminist

Google dedicated a Doodle on Tuesday to mark the 186th birth anniversary of India’s 19th century social reformer Savitribai Jyotirao

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Indian Women More Hooked to Smartphones Than Men: Report

  Indian Women More Hooked to Smartphones Than Men: Report

The time spent on smartphones has gone up considerably in the country, surpassing the time spent on any other media

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Wonder Woman Loses Job as UN Ambassador

  Wonder Woman Loses Job as UN Ambassador

The United Nations has ended its campaign with Wonder Woman to promote gender equality after less than two months, bringing

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Elopement Cases Rising in Tripura, Crime Against Women Decreasing

  Elopement Cases Rising in Tripura, Crime Against Women Decreasing

Elopement cases is increasing in bordering Tripura with 14 per cent rise this year compared to 2014, while crime against

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Doll-Making a New Source of Employment for Women in Tripura

  Doll-Making a New Source of Employment for Women in Tripura

For the last 55 years, the Krishnanagar Women Utility Cooperative Society run by Chhaya Dey has taken up this initiative.

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33% Women’s Quota in Local Bodies Won’t Harm Naga Customs: CM

  33% Women’s Quota in Local Bodies Won’t Harm Naga Customs: CM

Nagaland Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang on Friday said implementation of 33 per cent reservation for women in local urban bodies

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Women Pray at Haji Ali Dargah After 5 Years

  Women Pray at Haji Ali Dargah After 5 Years

After five years and a series of legal battles and agitations, around 250 women entered the famous Haji Ali dargah

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CNTC Opposes Women Quota

  CNTC Opposes Women Quota

Central Nagaland Tribes Council (CNTC) has joined various tribal hohos and mass-based civil societies to oppose 33 % women reservation

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