41% of Women in Favour of Menstrual Leave

More than 80 percent of the menstruating population has experienced some form of negative emotion such as fear, anxiety during their first period, reveals an online survey. The survey was conducted with regards to the awareness on menstrual hygiene, taboos, perceptions and attitudes towards periods in India. It also added that majority of men seem

Women’s Super League and Championship Ended in England

The Women’s football Super League and Women’s Championship seasons in England have been ended with immediate effect, an FA statement said on Monday. “The FA Women’s Super League & Women’s Championship Board has today confirmed the decision to end the 2019-20 season for the Barclays FA Women’s Super League and the FA Women’s Championship, with

Major Praised for Anti-Sexual Violence Campaign

An Indian Army Major, who has been selected for the 2019 UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award for her role in the organisation’s anti-sexual violence campaign, has been called a “powerful role model” by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. Major Suman Gawani, who is with the Army Signal Corps, through her “support, mentoring, guidance and

Girl Cycles 1,500 km Impresses Ivanka Trump

The news of a 15-year-old girl Jyoti Kumari taking her injured father to home in Bihar’s Darbhanga — 1,200 km from Gurugram, on a bicycle during the lockdown, has impressed US President Donald Trump’s daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump. Praising Jyoti, Ivanka on Friday shared the news on Twitter and said the “beautiful feat of

Priyanka Chopra Contributes 100,000 Dollars

Bollywood’s actress Priyanka Chopra to donate $100,000 to women doing their bit in health crisis. Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has decided to donate $100,000 along with the organisation BON V!V Spiked Seltzer to the women out there who are working for the betterment of society amid the coronavirus pandemic. Taking to her Instagram Story, Priyanka

‘Women Should Be Celebrated Every Day’

Star Indian women wrestlers Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat said women deserve to be celebrated every day, not just on the International Women’s Day….reports India Daily Newsdesk “No single day should be reserved for celebrating Women’s day, rather we should progress and create an environment where every day should be Women’s Day,” the Phogat sisters

Infanticide Survivor Awarded Maharana Mewar Award

  A woman who survived being buried alive at birth by a snake-charming tribe before setting up a successful dance company in Rajasthan was just one of a number of women awardees at the Maharana Mewar Foundation Annual Awards in Udaipur last night….reports India Daily Newsdesk The awards, now in their 35th year, held at the

Dubai Cares 13 million in 38 countries

Dubai Cares, a global philanthropic organisation that aims to provide children in developing countries with access to quality primary education through the design and funding of integrated programmes that are impactful, sustainable and scalable, will celebrate the International Women’s Day on March 8, 2015, underscoring girls’ education as a key factor in progress and development