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    President’s Honour for Asia’s First Woman Diesel Engine Driver

President’s Honour for Asia’s First Woman Diesel Engine Driver

Mumbai motorwoman Mumtaz M. Kazi, who shot to fame as Asia’s first diesel engine driver three years ago, was among the seven top women from different fields honoured with this

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    Bangladesh Introduces New Law Reducing ‘Minimum Age of Marriage to Zero’

Bangladesh Introduces New Law Reducing ‘Minimum Age of Marriage to Zero’

A new Bangledeshi law that lets children be married could effectively reduce the minimum age of marriages to zero, according to campaign group Girls Not Brides. Last week legislators amended

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    Women in India Earn 25% Less Than Men: Survey

Women in India Earn 25% Less Than Men: Survey

Women in India earn 25 per cent less than men, with men earning a median gross hourly salary of Rs. 345.80, while for women it is only Rs. 259.8, says

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    Empowering Indian Women will Add Millions of Businesses, Jobs: Facebook

Empowering Indian Women will Add Millions of Businesses, Jobs: Facebook

As four out of five women in India wish to become entrepreneurs, the country is missing out on a potential 15.5 million new businesses and 64 million additional jobs by

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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’

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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

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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

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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

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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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