UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Photo: Deccan Chronicle

UP Govt Issues Circular Aiming Safety Of Working Women

In order to provide a safe environment to female workers in Uttar Pradesh, the Yogi Adityanath-led BJP Government issued an order. On May 28, the UP Labour Department issued a circular that read, "No female worker shall be bound to work without her written consent before 6 am and after 7 pm". Furthermore, it also mandated the companies to provide transport, free food, and supervision if working beyond 7 pm.

Sun, 29 May 2022 - 12:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Work Space, Women Safety, Uttar Pradesh, UP CM Yogi Adityanath, notice

Courtesy: ANI

Afghan women

Photo: The Print

Foreign Ministers Raises Concern Over Women's Situation In Afghanistan

Several females Foreign Ministers, at least from 17 countries have raised concerns over the women's inequality and human rights violations in Afghanistan. According to Tolo News, the ministers asked to lift all restrictions regarding education barriers for Afghan women. “Our politicians followed and implemented wrong approaches in Afghanistan, which made the country poorer and more desperate," said women activist Farah Mustafawee, as per the… read-more

Thu, 10 Mar 2022 - 06:29 PM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: Afghanistan, foreign Minister, female centric, Taliban, Women Safety

Courtesy: ANI

Kochi police

Photo: Deccan Chronicle

'Claim Your Public Place' Kochi Police Spreads Message Assuring Women Safety

The Kochi police started a campaign, 'Claim Your Public Place', on March 8, International Women's Day. The campaign will last for 3 days from March 8-10, assuring women's safety and freedom for them to visit public places during late hours. The campaign will be carried out in three different places in the City and the first campaign has started off at Queen's walkaway.

Wed, 09 Mar 2022 - 10:30 AM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: Kochi, Police, International women's day, Women Safety, campaign

Courtesy: ANI

PM Narendra Modi addressing the nation

Photo: Free Press Journal

International Women's Day, Government To Launch Events For Women

On Women's Day, March 8, the Indian government has planned a series of events to celebrate women-empowerment in India. PM Narendra Modi will address a seminar virtually on the role of women saints and their contribution, attended  by 500 women. Furthermore, Union Minister Anurag Thakur will launch 108 motorcycles under the Mahila Suraksha Kavach for better mobility for the police, ensuring women's safety. In addition, more events are… read-more

Tue, 08 Mar 2022 - 12:18 PM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: International women's day, Women Safety, Women Empowerment, Modi Government , events

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai

Photo: The Indian Express

50,000 Women To Get Self Defence Training Under New Initiative: Karnataka CM

Aiming enhanced women safety, the Karnataka Government, on February 6, launched "self-defense training program" for 50,000 students of colleges/schools. Addressing the media during launch event, CM Basavaraj Bommai said, "If rogue elements could be taught a lesson if women are trained in self-defense". The training named, "Obavva Art of Self Defence Training" will be held at Police Training School. CM Bommai asked the State Home Ministry to… read-more

Mon, 07 Feb 2022 - 09:28 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Self Defence Training, Karnataka CM, Basavaraj Bommai, Bharatiya Janata Party, Women Safety

Courtesy: Times Now News

Women exploitation generic image

Photo: The Indian Express

Women Exploitation At Shelter Homes Is Govt's Failure, Says Patna HC

Patna High Court took a suo moto cognizance case against exploitation of women at state run shelter homes. After 2018, Muzaffarpur incident, this is the second such case reported in Patna, Bihar, raising questions on the State Government. Considering the matter as PIL, the HC criticised the Government, saying such news are failure of government and asked the concerned officials to file action before the next hearing, on February 7.

Thu, 03 Feb 2022 - 06:38 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Patna Shelter homes, exploitation, Women Safety, Patna High Court, Bihar

Courtesy: The Daily Guardian

Supreme Court

Photo:Times of India

Any 'Material' demand by In-laws Is Dowry, says SC

The Supreme Court said the word ''dowry'' should be granted broader interpretation in order to include any demand made on a woman, be it valuable security or money for the construction of property. Setting aside the verdict of the MP High Court, the SC bench led by CJI NV Ramana penned the judgement and held the husband and father-in-law responsible for the woman's death. 

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 06:13 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: The Supreme Court of India, Dowry, Women Safety, Madhya Pradesh High Court, Legal

Courtesy: Times of India

Social Media Platforms

Photo: Sophos

Facebook & Instagram To Get New Features Ensuring Women's Safety

Ensuring "online safety of women", Facebook and Instagram will get new features like "Women's Safety Hub" and Stop Non Consensual Intimate Images (StopNCII.Org). Built in 11 Indian languages, the new features will combat cyber harassment and bullying against women. Under this new safety net, women will have access to safety information and measures, globally. The new features are also expected to empower women, ensuring their privacy and… read-more

Fri, 03 Dec 2021 - 04:04 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Instagram , Facebook, Women Safety, New Features, India

Courtesy: Gadgets Now


Photo: Static.toiimg

Govt Raises Abortion Limit To 24 Weeks; Medical Termination Of Pregnancy Rules

The government has notified the new Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Rules, 2021, that revised eligibility criteria for abortion, making it up to 24 weeks, which was previously up to 20 weeks. The eligibility criteria are also considered in cases of women who want to change their marital status during pregnancy, like widowhood or divorce, and even in cases of rape, incest, or sexual assault.

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 - 12:32 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Women Safety, Abortion, health care, pregnancy

Courtesy: The Times Of India

Dharwad Youths Start "Auto Raksha Foundation" Free Auto-Rickshaw Service For Women Who Travel At Night

Photo: AutoRaksha.in

Auto Raksha Foundation Provides Free-Safe Alternative For Women Travelling At Night: Dharwad

Young minds of Dharwad started the 'Auto Raksha Foundation' to provide free auto-rickshaw services to women who travel at night, for their safety. After 10 PM, the service becomes accessible in Hubli-Dharwad, the twin cities of Karnataka. As per Auto Raksha Foundation, President Sunil, "Every day, we witness cases of rape and sexual harassment of women, especially during the night." People can access this facility by dialing 7338252131.

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 - 08:25 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: hubli, Dharwad district, Karnataka, Women Safety, Auto-rickshaw

Courtesy: ETV BHARAT