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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 and used to participate in various meetings. However during that

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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 by the state assembly, and will now join the rest

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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 Phule, considered the first feminist of the country. Savitribai K

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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 including TV, a report revealed on Wednesday, adding that Indian

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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 to a close a venture that was loudly protested from

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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 women is declining in the state, an official said on

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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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Nagaland Government to Go Ahead with Women Reservation

  Nagaland Government to Go Ahead with Women Reservation

Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang has disclosed that there is no question of compromising on 33 per cent reservation for

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All Women Police Station in Dimapur, Starts Functioning

  All Women Police Station in Dimapur, Starts Functioning

Nagaland Home minister Y. Patton on Friday inaugurated the full-fledged ‘all women police station’ in Dimapur and the Dimapur police

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‘US More Backward Than India in Leadership Roles for Women’

  ‘US More Backward Than India in Leadership Roles for Women’

The US is “more backward” than India when it comes to leadership role for women, according to H R Shah,

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Breast Cancer Cases to Rise to 3.2 Million a Year by 2030

  Breast Cancer Cases to Rise to 3.2 Million a Year by 2030

By 2030, the number of women diagnosed every year with breast cancer could almost double to 3.2 million and cervical

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India Jumps 21 Positions to Rank 87th in Global Gender Gap Index

  India Jumps 21 Positions to Rank 87th in Global Gender Gap Index

India has substantially improved its rank in the Global Gender Gap index — moving from 108th to 87th position within

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Women and Men Won’t Reach Economic Equality Until 2186

  Women and Men Won’t Reach Economic Equality Until 2186

Efforts to close gender gaps in pay and workforce participation slowed so dramatically in the past year that men and

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UN Names ‘Wonder Woman’ as Ambassador for Empowerment of Women

  UN Names ‘Wonder Woman’ as Ambassador for Empowerment of Women

The United Nations on Friday officially named the popular comic-book character Wonder Woman as the Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment

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