With so much conversation surrounding gender equality across the world, it is time we examined the ground reality and assess if women are in fact aware of some of their basic rights. Many Indian women are victims of domestic violence and do not even know how to handle the brutality they face or whom to reach out to for legal help. Meet, 37-year-old Ishika Tolani, a reputed lawyer with close to a decade of experience in the field of family law.
1 out of 3 young girls in India are married off before their 18th birthday and Suma was no different. Suma was married off when she was 16. There are 2.3 million separated and abandoned women in India.
International Women’s Day: It’s time to be mindful of the messages that we’re constantly giving young impressionable minds
International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. The theme for this year is “Balance for Better”. I spoke to 7 women achievers on building a gender-balanced world, the state of women in business today, their views on equal representation and what needs to be done to empower the woman of today.
India has among the lowest female labour participation in the workforce, at just 27 per cent, which has registered a decline over the past two decades. The world average, as per World Bank, stands at 48.47 per cent. Our neighbouring countries fare much better than India – Nepal has 82.69 per cent of its women in the labour force, Bangladesh has 33.19 per cent, while Sri Lanka has 34.90 per cent of its women working.
Happy Women’s Day: For them, education is the first priority. They said no to child marriage and preferred her academics over marriage.
Across the decades, women have been harbingers of radical political, social and economic changes as hundreds of thousands have taken to the streets, worldwide, to protest injustice and apathy. From the fight for women’s suffrage to a call to end violence against women, for social justice and equality, to the more recent #MeToo movement against sexual predators, women have spearheaded mass movements that have brought about revolutionary changes.
This women’s day if you are all set to vacation with your gang, here are five exotic destinations you can visit for an unforgettable experience.
Don’t trust them when they say the world is a bad bad place for women. It’s a women’s world and we are all living in the best time to be a woman. This century has way more to offer to you than you can imagine and if you have it in you, no one can hold you. Look at these 10 powerhouse women who are or have been the decision makers in their respective geographies. They have been influencing lives worldwide.
On International Women's Day, Commonwealth Games 2018 gold medallist shooter Heena Sidhu talks about why she believes sports does not discriminate between people on the basis of gender.
Women's Day 2019 While Jaya Bhattacharya doesn't allow anyone to question her marital status, Anjali Anand is probably the only mainstream actor who is on the heavier side.
On the occasion of International Women's Day, we bring you the most inspiring quotes about female strength and empowerment. Take a look...
Indianexpress.com spoke to several women in the Hindi film industry about how it is to find a footing in a world which is mostly dominated by men, and whether surviving has become any less challenging. Here's what they said.
Nudity has been associated with art since medieval times. From Kubbra Sait in Sacred Games to Seema Biswas Bandit in Bandit Queen, here are eight women who broke the glass ceiling.
Launched during the International Women’s Week, this service has already been made available to women customers of Idea across Telangana, Assam, North East, Chennai, Kerala, Gujarat, J&K;, Maharashtra, Goa, MP, Chhattisgarh and Delhi.
Karan Johar's Kalank will see Alia Bhatt and Madhuri Dixit share screen space for the very first time and Alia is more than ecstatic to have worked with the original Dhak-Dhak girl.
Vidya Balan is known for playing important characters in women-centric films. She was last seen in the NTR biopic.
This IWD, here's a look at some famous ladies -- familiar faces who have contributed immensely and made a change in their respective fields of work. We ask you, how many of them do you recognise? Take our quiz and find out.
Rabat, March 8: She has scaled the highest peaks of all seven continents and this Women's Day, we give her a special salute. Fifty-year-old Bouchra Baibnanou, the first person from Morocco to achieve the feat, has inspired a generation of climbers
In a career spanning over 25 years, Jaya Bhattacharya has consistently broken stigma by constantly exploring the grey, and how.
This International Women’s Day calls for us to recognise some of these viral hashtags.
On International Women’s Day, we list down 11 women from our film fraternity who crushed the…
Apart from immense mental strength, single moms need a sturdy money plan to support their children and self, and have a good financial future.