Women rights

NNWN/ New Delhi, 2017-12-28

The most contentious Muslim Women ( Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on Thursday by voice vote. The bill makes instant triple illegal with up to three years in jail for the husband, a development hailed by the government as…

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NNWN/ New Delhi, 2017-12-13

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the government to take steps to check the fall in sex ratio against the girl child. The apex court's concern is valid as the issue has always been a concern for the governments and health experts. Expressing concern over the…

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NNWN / New Delhi, 2017-11-27

Speaking  about the importance of Beti Bachao,Beti Padhao initiative, President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said that the adverse male to female sex ratio is a major cause for concern. Hence, this initiative needs to be promoted. He was speaking at a function in the…

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NNWN/ New Delhi, 2017-12-20

Union Women and Child Development ministry has decided to destroy fake and illegal forms relating to receive benefit of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme. In a notification recently issued, the ministry has clearly stated that any such fake and illegal forms received in the ministry…

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Anju Grover/ New Delhi, 2017-12-05

Varnika Kundu, a young DJ from Chandigarh who was allegedly stalked by son of Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala and his friend Ashish Kumar  in August this year, demands that stalking should be made a non-bailable offence. Braveheart Kundu who is the daughter of a…

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NNWN/ New Delhi, 2017-11-19

Even as the entire nation the achievement of Haryana's daughter Manushi Chhillar for winning the most coveted Miss World 2017 title, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor became the target of twitterati for his remarks on Chhillar. Taking suo motu cognisance of his remarks, the National Commission for…

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NNWN/ New Delhi, 2017-12-13
 
Women NGOs on Wednesday took out march from Palika Bazaar Park to Central Park in the busy Connaught Place demanding the passage of the Women’s Reservation Bill in the winter session of Parliament. These women NGO activists reminded the BJP to keep the promise made in the…

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NNWN / Hyderabad,. 2017-11-28

Daughter and advisor of US President Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump said that much remains to be done with regard to equitable laws for women in many developing, as well as developed countries. She was speaking at the inaugural session of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in…

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NNWN/ New Delhi, 2017-11-17
 
Power Foundation has launched a new campaign "Lab Azaad hain', ​ with an aim to bringing a change in the lives of rape survivors, especially the minors and women belonging to the weaker sections of society as they face stigma and discrimination.  Former Member of National Commission…

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