Women rights

If you're a victim, come out and talk about it: Neha Dhupia

If you're a victim, come out and talk about it: Neha Dhupia

Neha Dhupia feels '#MeToo' -- the campaign to raise awareness about sexual harassment -- is not only valid for people associated with the entertainment industry, but for everyone. The actress says a victim should not hesitate to share one's ordeal and instead save innocents from facing same fate by talking about it.

Dec 13, 2017, 19:27 PM IST

United Nations slams Brazil bill that would ban all abortions

The United Nations on Monday voiced concern over a bill under consideration by Brazil`s congress that would ban access to all abortions, even in cases of rape and women whose lives are in danger.

Nov 21, 2017, 00:54 AM IST
Women in churidar can't pray at Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple, rules Kerala High Court

Women in churidar can't pray at Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple, rules Kerala High Court

In a major development, the Kerala High Court on Thursday ruled that women in churidar cannot pray at Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple.

Dec 08, 2016, 18:53 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi blasts people advocating 'triple talaq', says won't let Muslim women suffer

PM Narendra Modi blasts people advocating 'triple talaq', says won't let Muslim women suffer

PM Narendra Modi on Monday, while addressing a rally in UP's Mahoba, lashed out at people advocating 'triple talaq'.

Oct 24, 2016, 14:37 PM IST
Muslim women hail government move on Triple Talaq, say it violated issue of women's equality

Muslim women hail government move on Triple Talaq, say it violated issue of women's equality

A grouping of Muslim women on Sunday welcomed the government's stand that Triple Talaq violated the issue of women's equality and must go.

Oct 09, 2016, 23:16 PM IST
2 women appointed as Shariah High Court judges in Malaysia

2 women appointed as Shariah High Court judges in Malaysia

Noor Huda Roslan, 40, and Nenney Shuhaidah Shamsuddin, 41, received their official letters of appointment from Selangor's Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah during a ceremony at the Istana Bukit Kayangan.

Jun 28, 2016, 12:39 PM IST
SHOCKING: 'Forsake wife in bed, beat her with toothpick' - Saudi therapist Khaled Al-Saqaby advises men

SHOCKING: 'Forsake wife in bed, beat her with toothpick' - Saudi therapist Khaled Al-Saqaby advises men

These advices by a Saudi family therapist will surely shock you!

Apr 26, 2016, 16:32 PM IST
Kerala's Thazhathangady Juma Masjid breaks 1000-year-old tradition, opens its doors to women

Kerala's Thazhathangady Juma Masjid breaks 1000-year-old tradition, opens its doors to women

For the first time, 1000-year-old Thazhathangady Juma Mosque in Kerala has opened its doors to women.

Apr 25, 2016, 09:43 AM IST
Is it women empowerment? Drunk women hurl abuses at man in Delhi Metro

Is it women empowerment? Drunk women hurl abuses at man in Delhi Metro

At a time when the world is commemorating International Women's Day and many activists are voicing support for women rights, a group of girls, in an inebriated state, were found abusing a man in Delhi Metro.

Mar 10, 2016, 21:54 PM IST

DNA: The heroes of Agra–A cafe run by acid-attack survivors!

It’s difficult for a person living a normal life to imagine and understand the hardships of an acid attack victim.

Dec 16, 2015, 23:25 PM IST

Zee Media organises Women's conclave, Akhilesh Yadav becomes the chief guest

Zee Media organised a Women's conclave inaugurated by Akhilesh Yadav where he talked about women empowerment.

Aug 10, 2015, 15:50 PM IST

Need 'transformative but justified' goals for women development

Although significant strides have been made in India on articulating women rights, the country continues to witness high rates of violence against women, experts said on Tuesday, underlining the need to set "transformative but justified" goals to address these issues.

Jul 21, 2015, 17:03 PM IST

Angelina Jolie lobbies African leaders over sexual violence

Actress Angelina Jolie on Friday appealed to African leaders attending a summit in Johannesburg to confront the "near total impunity" that hampers efforts to tackle violence against women across the continent.

Jun 12, 2015, 21:29 PM IST

Bangladesh girls damaged by child marriage: HRW

The Bangladesh government is yet to take sufficient steps to end child marriage, in spite of promises to do so, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released on Monday. Instead, it steps in the wrong direction.

Jun 09, 2015, 11:15 AM IST

Taliban, other Afghans talk women`s rights in Norway

Members of Afghanistan`s Taliban are in Norway for informal talks with representatives of Afghan society, the Norwegian government said Thursday, in a new sign of a nascent dialogue. 

Jun 04, 2015, 19:03 PM IST
Watch: Virat, Raina, Rayudu, Shastri bat for women

Watch: Virat, Raina, Rayudu, Shastri bat for women

Our very own cricketers – Virat Kohli , Suresh Raina , Ambati Rayudu and veteran Ravi Shastri – have teamed up for a video with a tagline Respect2Protect, that speaks about respecting the act of protecting women’s rights.

Apr 02, 2015, 09:36 AM IST

Saudi husband demands divorce after wife removes veil

 This may sound bizarre but it is sadly true. In a shocking event of sorts, things turned pretty ugly after a Saudi groom divorced his wife on the wedding day itself.

Nov 19, 2014, 16:45 PM IST

Judiciary denies British-Iranian volleyball woman jailed

A top Iranian judiciary official on Monday denied that a British-Iranian woman, arrested in June after trying to attend a men`s volleyball match, had been sentenced to jail, media reported.

Nov 10, 2014, 22:24 PM IST

Syrian Kurds give women equal rights, snubbing jihadists

The local government in a majority Kurdish area of Syria has passed a decree granting women equal rights in what a monitoring group called "an affront" to discriminatory jihadist moves.

Nov 10, 2014, 02:16 AM IST

Slaying of Libya activist draws UN, Western condemnation

The slaying of a Libyan women`s rights activist in her home just hours after she voted in a general election drew Western and UN condemnation on Thursday.

Jun 26, 2014, 16:19 PM IST