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Fri, 17 Aug 2018

Northeast Today

Women

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    Married in Meghalaya: Feminist Dream or the Iron Fist of Matriarchy?

Married in Meghalaya: Feminist Dream or the Iron Fist of Matriarchy?

By Simantik Dowerah Nobody in the wife’s house cares about her husband. He feels like an outsider. He can’t return to his parental house because his sister won’t care for

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    UP College Installs Sanitary Pad Vending Machine

UP College Installs Sanitary Pad Vending Machine

Amid concern over high dropout rate of girls because of menstrual hygiene issues, a women’s college in Lucknow has shown the way by becoming the first institution in Uttar Pradesh

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    526 Sexual Harassment Cases at Workplace in 2014

526 Sexual Harassment Cases at Workplace in 2014

526 cases of sexual harassment of women at workplace were reported during 2014. In a written reply in Lok Sabha, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said that 57

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    Sex Racket; 2 Assamese Girls Among 4 Rescued in Delhi

Sex Racket; 2 Assamese Girls Among 4 Rescued in Delhi

Four girls including two from Assam who were allegedly brought to Delhi on the pretext of job and then forced into prostitution were rescued by police and four persons arrested

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    Canada Defeats China in Women’s World Cup Opener

Canada Defeats China in Women’s World Cup Opener

Christine Sinclair converted a penalty kick in the second minute of second-half stoppage time, giving host Canada a 1-0 win over China on Saturday in the opening match of the

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    Pakistani Politician Blames Women Wearing Jeans for Earthquakes

Pakistani Politician Blames Women Wearing Jeans for Earthquakes

A prominent Pakistani political leader and religious cleric Maulana Fazlur Rehman has blamed women wearing jeans for causing earthquakes, inflation and other disasters, it has been reported. The remarks by

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Manipur Woman Cop Bags International Scholarship

  Manipur Woman Cop Bags International Scholarship

A woman police officer in Manipur has been awarded International Scholarship Award for this year by International Association of Women

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Special Scholarship Scheme for Northeast Girls

  Special Scholarship Scheme for Northeast Girls

Aryans College of Engineering Chandigarh launched special scholarship scheme under “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” for the girls of North East.

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Manipur Govt for Women Employment

  Manipur Govt for Women Employment

The Manipur government and private sector entities are giving emphasis on promoting handicraft and generating employment opportunities for the rural

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First Woman Auto Driver in Nagaland

  First Woman Auto Driver in Nagaland

By Y Merina Chishi When Toliho Chishi first started driving an auto rickshaw, her family and friends thought she had

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Doctorate Degree for Fighting Witch-Hunting in Assam

  Doctorate Degree for Fighting Witch-Hunting in Assam

By Samudra Gupta Kashyap Birubala Rabha, a tribal woman from a remote village in Assam, who has been fighting a

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Indian Women Win World Hockey League Round 2

  Indian Women Win World Hockey League Round 2

Putting up a dominating show, India scored in three of the four quarters to outplay Poland 3-1 in the final

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Crime Against Northeast Women Rising in Delhi

  Crime Against Northeast Women Rising in Delhi

Even as the Centre was able to stop the screening of controversial documentary “India’s Daughter” across the country, Union Home

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Mizoram Dist Selected Among 100 Districts for Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao

  Mizoram Dist Selected Among 100 Districts for Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao

The Government of India’s Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao (Save Girl-child, Educate Girl-child) programme, which was announced by Prime Minister, Shri

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Woman’s Day Celebrated in Assam

  Woman’s Day Celebrated in Assam

By Karishma Sharma On 8-3-15 IGSSS with the support of Caritas Germany under the project Title “Peace action in conflict

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Tripura CM for Policy to Protect Women from Atrocities

  Tripura CM for Policy to Protect Women from Atrocities

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar suggested for policy intervention in empowering women folk both economically and socially in compliance to

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Number of Tripura Women Police Personnel to be Increased

  Number of Tripura Women Police Personnel to be Increased

The Tripura government will increase the number of women police personnel to one-third of the total strength, Chief Minister Manik

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