The Commonwealth Secretariat has launched a new campaign to tackle the alarming rise in domestic and sexual violence during the Covid-19 pandemic…reports India Daily News Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi, who is supporting the campaign, said in a video message: “Violence against women and girls is a pandemic that destroys families, communities, and economies. “For far
Women in Kashmir today are perhaps among the happiest in the country today. They are free from the shackles of regressive and patriarchal laws that stopped them from marrying a person of their choice and living life on their own terms. Today they have all the rights to education, employment and property as their sisters
Calling for a national movement for women’s empowerment and to ensure that no girl child is left out of school, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday urged all political parties to reach a consensus on providing reservation to women in Parliament and state legislatures. Observing that the flagship scheme ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ has undoubtedly
A vibrant, colourful and exuberant fashion trend seems to have emerged in these uncertain times; the confinement of Covid-19 has seen the resurgence of tie and dye. Judging by social media feeds in the last few months you have either baked banana bread or tie-dyed t-shirts. Tie and dye is the comfort food of fashion–
Halfway into 2020 with most parts of it spent in lockdown; this year has officially been tagged as the year of loungewear — sweatshirts, joggers, hoodies, pyjamas are mainstays etc. From street chic to athleisure, the cozy couture trend is an ideal choice to make a style statement from the comfort of your own home.
We are one of the biggest and fastest growing economies, however there is data prove that if female employment rates were equal to male employment rates, that alone will make India richer by 27 percent. The actual participation of women in both the formal and informal economies has actually shrunk from 36 percent to 24
Self-taught designer, Anjul Bhandari, has had a long-standing love affair with art and Chikankari. After years of designing clothes out of passion, she launched her label in 2010 with the aim to not only give Awadhi craftsmen an unparalleled platform to keep their skill alive but also to empower the women of rural Lucknow.
Ladies, please take note. Researchers have stressed that new mothers are more likely to suffer from post-natal depression and anxiety during COVID-19 pandemic. The study, published in the journal Frontiers in Global Women’s Health, revealed that the number of pregnant and postpartum women suffering from the condition have increased during the health crisis. “The social
Even as actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide continues to grab headlines, and mental illness has suddenly become important enough to be debated in almost every second television debate (for a few days at least) including by those who hold no authority on the subject, author Tazmeen Amna says that the angst and the anger behind
Although there is low prevalence of SARS Cov-2 virus in asymptomatic pregnant women, researchers now suggest universal testing of pregnant women as part of a multi-pronged approach to reduce transmission of the novel coronavirus in hospitals and clinics. “Although our results indicate a low prevalence of SARS Cov-2 in an asymptomatic pregnant population, we believe