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Government Is Now Training Women Panchayat Leaders. Here’s Why

Government Is Now Training Women Panchayat Leaders. Here’s Why

New Delhi: In a bid to develop the villages, the government on Monday launched a training programme for women panchayat leaders. To ensure better...
Maternity Benefit Bill Passed In Lok Sabha, Twitter Welcomes Move

Maternity Benefit Bill Passed In Lok Sabha, Twitter Welcomes Move

New Delhi:  The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016, increasing the maternity leave to 26 weeks from present 12...
Sharp Rise In Caesarean Deliveries, Doctors Say Women Who Ask For It Unaware Of Risks

Sharp Rise In Caesarean Deliveries, Doctors Say Women Who Ask For...

New Delhi: Over the last decade, there has been an alarming rise in the caesarean deliveries in India. The private hospitals, especially, have shown...
#WeAreEqual: Social Campaign Exposes Patriarchy, Celebrates Women’s Rights

#WeAreEqual: Social Campaign Exposes Patriarchy, Celebrates Women’s Rights

In the run-up to the International Women’s Day on March 8, the Ministry of Women and Child Development's latest social media campaign #WeAreEqual was...
Name And Shame Doctors Who Carry Out Undue C-sections Just For Money: Maneka Gandhi

Name And Shame Doctors Who Carry Out Undue C-sections Just For...

Taking a strong stand against doctors who carry out Caesarean operations without a valid medical reason, Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi...
For Child Victims Of Sexual Crimes, Government Announces Compensation Fund

For Child Victims Of Sexual Crimes, Government Announces Compensation Fund

New Delhi: Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Thursday announced the setting up of a compensation fund under Nirbhaya scheme to provide...
Maneka Gandhi Urges Schools To Follow Guidelines And End Corporal Punishment

Maneka Gandhi Urges Schools To Follow Guidelines And End Corporal Punishment

New Delhi: After a disturbing incident in Uttar Pradesh last week where the girl students were allegedly forced to run laps of the playground...
Kathua, Jhunjunu Among 10 Best Performing Districts Working Towards Women Welfare

Kathua, Jhunjunu Among 10 Best Performing Districts Working Towards Women Welfare

New Delhi: For contribution towards women empowerment and educating girls, 10 districts were felicitated at an event in Delhi to celebrate the National Girl Child...
New Maternity Bill Skips Paternity Leave, Makes Childcare Only A Mother’s Job, Say Activists

New Maternity Bill Skips Paternity Leave, Makes Childcare Only A Mother’s...

New Delhi: The new maternity bill that proposes six months' maternity leave for all working women was passed in the Rajya Sabha in August...
Homeless Children To Get Aadhaar Card, Birth Certificate: Maneka Gandhi

Homeless Children To Get Aadhaar Card, Birth Certificate: Maneka Gandhi

Chennai: Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said on Tuesday that homeless children will be given birth certificate and Aadhaar cards. Speaking at a...