DNA: The plight of village women who walk for miles to fetch water

It's a never ending job for Indian women who live in villages. Water sources are often far from the village and women walk for hours to fetch water daily.

Gujarat Police urges girls to stop wearing jeans, shorts

As per a report in a Hindi daily, the Porbandar Police has put up posters advising girls not to wear jeans and shorts.

Women`s participation in workforce is half of men: Govt

The participation of women in the workforce is less than half of men, government told the Lok Sabha on Monday.

Our brand is about empowering women: Kardashians

Reality TV stars Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian have revealed that the idea behind their brand is to help women.

Empowering women using technology can be `game changer`: India

India has stressed that empowering women using technology can be a "game changer" if harnessed to its full potential and called for a need to bridge the digital divide between men and women.

Narendra Modi follows RSS ideology of not empowering women: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi claimed that second RSS chief MS Golvalkar was against giving voting rights to women, and Narendra Modi, whose ideology is similar to the Sangh, would not take up the issue of women empowerment if voted to power.

Modi talks of women empowerment, but harasses them in Gujarat: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that on one hand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi talks of women empowerment, and on the other, he taps their phones and stalks them with the help of the Gujarat Police.

Lok Sabha polls: Rahul Gandhi—Time for `Yuvraj` to bite the bullet

With great power comes great responsibility. But sadly that isn`t the case with Congress party vice president Rahul Gandhi. He wields absolute power over the party, and to a large extent over the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government as well, but he seldom has come forward to shoulder a responsibility or play the role of a minister.

Oprah Winfrey announces new tour

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey is all set to embark on a two day US tour to talk about empowerment, resilience and authenticity.

Farhan Akhtar teams up with Sennheiser to promote MARD

Leading microphones and headphones brand Sennheiser will popularise actor-singer Farhan Akhtar`s social campaign MARD (Men Against Rape and Discrimination).

Madhuri Dixit plans to educate Indian women

Madhuri Dixit, who speaks about women empowerment and fights for justice in her forthcoming film ‘Gulaab Gang’, also plans to educate women in India.

Women empowerment? Under 10% women candidates in 22 state polls

At a time when the UPA government is determined to push through the Women Reservation Bill during the ongoing winter session of Parliament, comes the shocking news of abysmally low participation of women candidates in the electoral process.

Want to play Rekha`s role from `Khoon Bhari Maang`: Sonakshi Sinha

Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who has made a mark for herself in Bollywood with movies like ‘Dabangg’ and ‘Rowdy Rathore’, says she wants to play legendary actress Rekha`s role from her 1988-released film ‘Khoon Bhari Maang’.

Themes on women`s empowerment & against crimes against women

Women`s empowerment and crimes against women are the main themes of the pandals for the four-day extravaganza of the Durga Pujas beginning in the metropolis from Friday.

If I ever have a child, I wish it’s a girl, says Salman Khan

Salman Khan created awareness about the ‘Girl Child, Women Empowerment’ programme, and said if he ever has a child, he wishes it should be a girl.

Sex education must be included in school syllabus: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Bharat Bhagya Vidhata’s show - Ek Nari Aisi Bhi - this week discusses the decay in society and the plight of women with Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Kshama Sharma and Sanjoy Sachdev as guests.

Kolkata painting show portrays women empowerment

A collage of contemporary paintings exhibited here is celebrating the spirit of womanhood and women empowerment, in tune with the festive fervour heralding Durga puja.

IIFA 2013 takes up the cause of women empowerment

The 14th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards has added women empowerment as a cause that it will pursue under the programme `Power of 49`.

IIFA 2013 to promote women empowerment

The International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) 2013 scheduled to be held from July 4-6 at Macau, will be promoting women empowerment.

Beyonce lends voice for a cause

Singer-songwriter Beyonce has lent her voice for womens empowerment.