Women's rights

Nikah Halala has security implications that are often ignored

Nikah Halala has ended up a tool in the hands of a hostile country. It also needs to be seen in that light.

Aug 10, 2018, 09:24 AM IST

Spanish women stage unprecedented strike for rights

Spain marked International Women`s Day Thursday with an unprecedented strike in defence of their rights.

Mar 09, 2018, 00:33 AM IST

Allahabad High Court says Triple Talaq is unconstitutional but these don't welcome the ruling

In a major ruling, the Allahabad High Court on Thursday said that Triple Talaq was unconstitutional.

Dec 08, 2016, 13:45 PM IST

Society loves to imagine the worst: Shovna Narayan

Ashok Kumar/OneWorld South Asia

Jul 05, 2016, 15:33 PM IST

All religions are used by men to control women: Mona Eltahawy

Egyptian-American Mona Eltahawy, an award-winning journalist and a vocal speaker on women’s rights believes that all religions are used by men to control women.

May 25, 2016, 10:16 AM IST

Why should religion become a basis to fight for women's rights? - Part IV

Bhumata Ranragini Brigade president Trupti Desai is fighting for women's entry in Haji Ali Dargah, but this time, the politicians are silent.

Apr 28, 2016, 20:58 PM IST

Why should religion become a basis to fight for women's rights? - Part III

Bhumata Ranragini Brigade president Trupti Desai is fighting for women's entry in Haji Ali Dargah, but this time, the politicians are silent.

Apr 28, 2016, 20:56 PM IST

Why should religion become a basis to fight for women's rights? - Part II

Bhumata Ranragini Brigade president Trupti Desai is fighting for women's entry in Haji Ali Dargah, but this time, the politicians are silent.

Apr 28, 2016, 20:55 PM IST

Why should religion become a basis to fight for women's rights?

Bhumata Ranragini Brigade president Trupti Desai is fighting for women's entry in Haji Ali Dargah, but this time, the politicians are silent.

Apr 28, 2016, 20:53 PM IST

Gay Rights are way more advanced than women's rights: Madonna

Madonna, who is currently busy promoting her new album Rebel Heart, says people are much open to gay community than women.

Mar 12, 2015, 09:28 AM IST

Hillary Clinton urges action to achieve women's equality

Hillary Clinton, a likely US presidential candidate, is urging the world to take action and address "the great unfinished business of the 21st century" the achievement of equality for women that 189 nations called for at a groundbreaking UN conference 20 years ago.

Mar 09, 2015, 02:20 AM IST

Afghan men don burqas, take to the streets for women's rights

A group of Afghan men marched through the capital, Kabul, on Thursday to draw attention to women`s rights by donning head-to-toe burqas that for many people worldwide have come to symbolise the suppression of women.

Mar 05, 2015, 19:58 PM IST

UN conference asks men to speak out for women`s rights

A controversial conference on gender equality opens at the United Nations on Wednesday with its focus squarely on getting men and boys engaged in promoting women`s rights.

Jan 14, 2015, 22:26 PM IST

UN Woman launches campaign in India for gender equality

The UN Women here on Saturday launched a campaign, aiming at ensuring greater participation of men in promoting women's rights and gender equality.

Oct 18, 2014, 20:51 PM IST

The Unacknowledged Housewife

Despite the grind that she goes through, a housewife continues be categorised as a non-economic entity. It’s probably time that a homemaker is given her due worth.

Aug 30, 2010, 13:28 PM IST