Kerala to pass Protection of Women bill soon

Congress-led UDF government in Kerala Friday announced that it would soon enact a new legislation to provide greater safety for women and a policy that asserts the right of every woman to live without fear and with respect.

Pakistan passes pro-women bill

Pakistan`s National Assembly has passed a bill aimed at eliminating crimes against women and ending practices like forced marriages to settle disputes.

I may have to leave Amethi after women bill passed, jokes Rahul

Rahul Gandhi`s remarks that he
was afraid that he may have to "leave" Amethi after the
passage of the women`s reservation bill led to peals of
laughter at the Congress Plenary.

Women`s Bill opponents force govt to redraft statement

Opponents of the Bill today
forced the government to redraft a statement that was to be
issued after the all-party meeting as they had objections to
its wording.

Justice Sachar disapproves quota for Muslim women

Justice (Retd) Rajinder Singh
Sachar, who headed the committee that surveyed the condition
of Muslims in the country, said he did not favour a
sub-quota for Muslim women.

SP appeals to Muslim MPs to press for amendment in Women Bill

Announcing to launch an agitation
against Women Reservation Bill, Samajwadi Party on Wednesday appealed
to Muslims MPs in all the political parties to press for
amendment.

SP to protest passage of women bill in its present form

The Samajwadi Party, which opposes
the Women`s Reservation Bill in its present form, on Saturday said
it will register its "protest" on Monday when the bill is
scheduled to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha.