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Women Have Superpowers: Actress Bhumi Pedenkar

Actress Bhumi Pednekar says female characters are whitewashed on screen and there is a need to change that notion, because she believes women have...

Gender Equality Day: ‘Voice Of Art’

Art since time immemorial has been a powerful medium of expression and communication to inspire change and empower a voice. To commemorate Gender Equality...

Ali Fazal Stands For Gender Equality

Actor Ali Fazal is all for gender equality, and wants the issue of domestic violence to be destigmatized. He had earlier joined hands with actor-filmmaker...

Mobile Phone Use Among Women Associated With Higher Contraception Use

Mobile phone use among women is associated with increased use of contraception, lower gender inequality, and lower maternal and child mortality, according to a...

Female Parliamentarians Have Increased Globally: Inter-Parliamentary Union

By Lisa Schlein The number of female parliamentarians in the world has more than doubled since the groundbreaking U.N. Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing,...

Every Women Should Know About These Self-Defense Techniques

Women have played an incredible role in the progress of the human race. They have deeply accomplished spectacular efforts in harmonizing, balancing, transforming, influencing...

Progress for Women is Slow and Unequal: UN

By Margaret Besheer Women are making gains globally in several areas, but 25 years after demanding action at a landmark conference in Beijing, the United Nations...

Most Indian Employees Disagree With Bosses On Equality in their Companies: Accenture Study

Despite so much talk on inclusively at workplace, a huge perception gap persists in India where most employees disagree with the company leaders on...

UN Launches Campaign to Bring Young Generation into Gender Equality Fight

The U.N. women's agency launched a campaign Monday to bring a young generation of women and men into the campaign for gender equality ahead...

Reducing Gender Inequalities in Education Sector Would Better Outcomes in Future

The benefits of diversity in the workforce are known to give companies a competitive edge and this, in turn, enables higher growth. A 2018...

Fight For Gender Equality Faces Resistance From The United Nations: Study

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has inched up slightly in the eyes of women's groups who said on Wednesday he has delivered on some promises...

U.S. Capital Expects Thousands Of Women To Attend 3rd Annual March

Thousands of women are gathering in cities in the United States and around the world Saturday for the third annual Women’s March to demand...

Actor Akshay Kumar Lends His Support to Gender Equality

Lending his support to gender equality, actor Akshay Kumar said that strong women make stronger countries. Akshay Kumar along with a bevy of Bollywood celebrities...

‘It is time to see the world through a Feminist Gaze’, says Shabana Azmi

Mumbai, October 17, 2017: Veteran actress Shabana Azmi on Monday said it is the time people started seeing the world through a "feminine gaze". The pro-equality...

UN Brings the World Together to Fight Violence Against Women and Girls; 1 in Every 3 Women Currently Face Gender-based Oppression Globally

United Nations, September 21, 2017 : World leaders meeting at the United Nations on Wednesday launched a half-billion-dollar effort to end violence against women and...

‘We shouldn’t have feminism in society’: Kangana Ranaut

Mumbai, Sep 15, 2017:  Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut, often caught in controversies due to her outspoken nature, says she is not a man-hater, and...

Movies at Toronto International Film Festival will increase audience’s excitement, raise debates on burning issues

"The Battle of the sexes" starring Emma Stone and Steve Carell talks about issue of gender equality- in both pay disparity and directing...

A welcome step for women empowerment laws, soon to be introduced law will help to prevent women’s abuse in NRI marriages: Rakesh Srivastava

Efforts are required for training and skill up-gradation of women in traditional, new and emerging areas to promote women's employment In November the...

Miss Transqueen India 2017 : Delhi Says Be-YOU-tiful, Gears Up to Host Transgender Beauty Pageant on August 27

Delhi-NCR to hold a one-of-its-kind national beauty pageant for Indian trans-women The competition aims to augment acceptability of the minority community and help...

Indian Fashion Industry Must Embrace Safety, Says Suki Dusanj-Lenz at Lakme Fashion Week

The country's coordinator for Fashion Revolution India stressed upon the global movement that desires greater transparency, sustainability, and ethics in the fashion industry The...

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