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Women's safety depends on what they wear: MP minister

Days after NCW chairperson Mamata Sharma's remarks on the way women should dress drew criticism, a Madhya Pradesh minister has said the safety of women and respect accorded to them depend on what they

Untold miseries of a woman

Rani now leads a dignified life by standing on her own feet, working as a housemaid. But who is responsible for the trauma, which Rani experienced in prison and suffers in society now?

She is made o

Indian women in politics lauded


India has an impressive record of women’s participation in politics and the success of panchayats has often been referred to as a ‘silent revolution’ within the democratic decentralisation process, a

‘India has good track record of women political participation’

India has a good track record of women political participation and the success of panchayats has often been referred to as a 'silent revolution' within the democratic decentralisation process, a senior US diplomat said here on Friday.

Developing nations to get $2.6 bln for family planning

Rich nations and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation said they had pledged more than 2.6 billion dollars towards family planning in developing countries at a summit in London on Wednesday.

The aim

Highest crime against women in Bengal, Andhra


West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh have earned the dubious distinction of leading a list of states where crime against women in 2011 was highest.
With 7.5 per cent share of the country's population, West

Olympics: Saudi sets rules for first women competitors


Saudi sportswomen, who have been given the go-ahead to compete in the Olympics for the first time in London later this month, must respect the ultra-conservative kingdom's rules, its sports chief said

Why does society let woman continue in torturous ties: Court

Questioning the society's general preference of letting a woman continue in a torturous relation rather than caring for her life and happiness, a Delhi court has acquitted a man and his four family me

Ukrainian and Swedish women named `world’s most beautiful'


A list of cities with the most beautiful women in the world has revealed that men in Russia and Ukraine still have plenty to cheer about.

Travelers Digest’s ‘Top Ten Cities With The Most Beautiful Wo

Stress on dental health of women

Though the demographic trends of oral health status of women show that they live longer than their male counterparts, it does not necessarily mean it is a healthier one, say dental experts in the city

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