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Egypt to ban violence against women: PM

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 19:46

Egyptian Prime Minister on Monday vowed to ban all kinds of violence against women with the help of a new and tougher law enforced in the country.

660 Nirbhaya Centres for women violence victims

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 21:09

At least 660 rape crisis centres will be established across the country and named as Nirbhaya centres, as a tribute to the victim of December 16, 2012 Delhi gang-rape case.

Helpline soon for women facing violence in Chhattisgarh

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 09:57

In a bid to provide protection to women facing violence, a first-of-its-kind integrated helpline-cum-crisis centre is soon to be launched in Chhattisgarh.

Aamir Khan launches India`s first One Stop Crisis Centre in Bhopal

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 11:11

Bollywood actor Aamir Khanlaunched India`s first One Stop Crisis Centre, which aims at protection for women on Monday in Bhopal.

Horrified at reports of violence against women in India: US

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 07:13

The United States has said it is "horrified" at reports of sexual violence and murders in India and it also applauded the role of individuals, government officials and civil society groups working to protect the survivors.

Violence against women in politics rampant in South Asia

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 17:55

Violence against women in politics is rampant in South Asia, according to a recent study conducted by the Centre for Social Research & UN Women in India, Nepal and Pakistan.

UN Special Rapporteur finds UK more sexist than India

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 00:50

Sexism is "more visible" in the UK than in countries like India, a United Nations investigator looking at violence against women in the country on Tuesday said.

One Billion Rising campaign kicks off; Bollywood lends support

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 19:55

The One Billion Rising campaign (OBR), which will see over a billion people rising to protest against violence against women, started here Thursday with Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan and former Miss India Gul Panag lending their support to the campaign.

Aamir Khan joins the `One Billion Rising` campaign

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 17:46

Superstar Aamir Khan lent his support to end the violence against women in the global `One Billion Rising` campaign.

Violence against women needs immediate attention: Panel

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 00:05

Violence against women, declining sex ratio and economic disempowerment of the fairer sex are some key issues which need immediate attention, a committee on the status of women said Monday.

Security for women employees in Cyberabad to step up

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 10:53

With a focus on improving the security and safety of women in the Cyberabad IT corridor, an electronic surveillance system will be enhanced with installation of another 150 CCTV cameras in addition to the existing 47.

Kabul urged to fire human rights commissioner

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 17:35

President Hamid Karzai should dismiss Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) member Abdul Rahman Hotak after he opposed Law Eliminating of Violence Against Women, HRW said.