Women rights

NNWN/New Delhi, 2017-11-16

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its approval for continuation of Integrated Child Development Services ( ICDS) sub schemes till November 30, 2018 from April 1, 2017 with an outlay of over Rs 41,000 crores. These sub schemes are Anganwadi Services, Scheme for Adolescent Girls, Child…

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NNWN/ New Delhi, 2017-11-08

In order to deal with cases of sexual harassment cases at work place, the government on Tuesday launched launched an online portal for registering complaint related to sexual harassment in non-government and government organisations. However, the complaint can be filed online in SHE-box which is an…

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NNWN / Karachi, 2017-08-19

Pakistan's Mother Teresa, Ruth Pfau who passed away at the age of 87 , was laid to rest in Karachi on Saturday after a funeral service at St Patrick's Cathedral. Pfau who died earlier this month, was laid to rest after a funeral service at St…

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NNWN / New Delhi, 2017-11-15

Reiterating their demand for 33 per cent quota in Parliament and state assemblies,  Women activists and organisations got together in the National Capital on Wednesday to speak to the newspersons. Speaker after speaker demanded that the long pending Women's Reservation Bill be passed in the…

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NNWN / New Delhi, 2017-10-18

Women organisations continue to press for the passage of Women's Reservation Bill. An alliance of more than 1,600 women's organisations on Wednesday demanded that the Lok Sabha, where the ruling BJP has a majority, pass the Women's Reservation Bill should pass it in the winter…

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NNWN / New Delhi, 2017-08-08

For Widows of Vrindavan, it was certainly an occasion to remember for the years to come. These widows tied rakhi on the wrist of Prime Minister Narendra Modion the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. Prime Minister Modi greeted the nation on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. “On…

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By Neelam Jeena/ New Delhi, 2017-11-15
 
Several eminent women from the different walks of life in India on Tuesdaycalled upon the government and the other agencies to empower women entrepreneurs to give a filip to Indian industries. The call came ahead of the decision of NITI Ayog to hold a global…

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NNWN/ Belgrade, 2017-09-29

Women with mental disabilities in Serbia’s institutions suffer multiple forms of violence. Such startling revelations were by Serbia based NGO, Mental Disability Rights Initiative ( MDRI-S) which conducted a study on the state of mentally disabled women.

  "Our rights were violated. We could not set our goals, make…

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NNWN / Vrindavan, 2017-08-06

Like others, elderly widows from Vrindavan Ashram are eager to tie rakhi to their brother, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan on Monday. Widows , being looked after by the leading NGO, Sulabh Internationalhave made rachis for him. These rakhis , display pictures…

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