Women rights

NNWN/ Rohtak, 2017-05-13

National Commission for Women member Rekha Sharma on Sunday met family of the 23 year old woman who was gangraped and murdered in Haryana on May 11. NCW member condemned the brutality and urged for death sentence for the accused. “I am shocked the way all this happened. The…

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NNWN / Mumbai, 2017-03-17

In an online appeal to sign a petition, Lok Sabha MP Sushmita Dev has demanded from Finance minister Arun Jaitley to make sanitary napkinstax free under the new GST regime. The GST bill is likely to be  Congress MP from Assam has urged people through change.org to support…

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NNWN/Mumbai, 2017-02-12

Walking is the simplest and most inclusive form of physical activity..Few minutes a day of brisk walk can have significant health benefits, even adding up to three years to our life expectancy. From doctors to fitness gurus to our grandmothers all have supported walking as a sure shot way…

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NNWN / New Delhi, 2017-05-05

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the death penalty for the four convicts of the 2012 gang-rape and murder of Nirbhaya. "The Nirbhaya rape-cum-murder case is rarest of rare case and we are compelled to give extreme punishment to ensure justice," said the apex court,…

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NNWN / Mumbai, 2017-03-02

When Bollywood actor support a cause, it get media attention. Precisely for this reason, NGOs and organisations prefer to get them on board or seek their support in terms of endorsement or funds. Super star Shah Rukh Khan and actress Anushka Sharma have agreed to walk…

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NNWN/ New York, 2017=-1-28

Violence against women are increasing every year in Pakistan. An NGO from Pakistan said that around 700 women were abducted, raped and forced into Islamic marriages every year. The NGO, Movement for Solidarity and Peace has revealed that around 700 women are abducted, raped and forced…

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NNWN/New Delhi,2017-04-13

Prime Minister Narendra Modi questioned why is it that properties and houses are in the name of husbands thereby raising a debate on the status of women in the patriarchal society. Modi was addressing Indian merchant Chamber's Ladies wing on its golden jubilee celebration in the Capital on Thursday.…

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NNWN / New Delhi, 2017-02-22

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has announced the setting up of a compensation fund under Nirbhaya scheme to provide financial help to children who are victims of sexual crimes. The minister in her tweet said,” "I have decided to set up a POCSO…

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NNWN / New Delhi, 2017-01-27

Representatives of sex workers organisations want the government to consult them before making any policy on issues relating to them. Representatives demanded on Friday that no policy decision on issues that directly or incidentally impact sex workers should be made without meaningful and inclusive consultation…

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