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WCD Ministry holds the Second All India Women Journalists’ Workshop


New Delhi, Nov 21: Over 100 journalists from across the country, representing various media organizations came together on a single platform at the second ‘All India Women Journalists’ Workshop’ organized by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in association with Press Information Bureau, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in New Delhi today. The first ‘All India Women Journalists’ Workshop’ ...

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Health Plan for Women through Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan


New Delhi, Nov 18: The Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan has been launched by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India to provide fixed-day assured, comprehensive and quality antenatal care universally to all pregnant women on the 9th of every month. As part of the campaign, a package of antenatal care services would be provided to ...

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Shani temple Board to hold a discussion after Devendra Fadnavis sided with the women activists


Mumbai, Jan 27: The board members of Shani Shingnapur temple in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar have expressed their willingness to hold a discussion after the state’s chief minister, Devendra Fadnavis, sided with the women activists who have been demanding that women be allowed to enter the sanctum of the temple. On Tuesday, chief minister Fadnavis tweeted in favour of the demand for ...

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IAF looks to break rigid trend, to commission women pilots


New Delhi, Dec 5 : The Indian Air Force (IAF), which had announced their plan of including women fighter pilot earlier this year, is now all set to put the plan into action by implementing them for five years on an experimental basis from June 2016, according to reports. Rao Inderjit Singh, minister of state for defence told Lok Sabha ...

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Infosys Hyderabad hosts session on self-defense and awareness on violence against women


Hyderabad, Nov 27 : On International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Infosys Hyderabad in collaboration with the Society for Cyberabad Security Council hosted a session to create awareness on the issue. In the session, Self-Awareness & Self Defense were the key themes of discussion and the program included detailed instructions on safety followed by live demonstrations, which ...

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IGNOU to organise All Women Job Fair on Nov 24


Kolkata, Nov 22: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has said that it feels a pertinent need to give an opportunity to its women students to gain foothold in the industry. Accordingly, the Campus Placement Cell (CPC) is organizing an All Women Job Fair for the female students of Bachelor and Master Degree Programmes on Nov 24 at Convention Centre, ...

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Defence Ministry approves induction of women fighter pilots in IAF


New Delhi, Oct 24 : In a historic move, the Defence Ministry on Saturday gave its nod to induct women fighter pilots in the Indian Air Force. “Ministry of Defence Approves induction of women into the Fighter (Combat) Stream of #IAF. @manoharparrikar,” MoD Spokesperson Sitanshu Kar tweeted. He informed that the first women pilots in the Fighter stream of IAF ...

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Women worldwide live longer, healthier lives with better education: UN report


New York, Oct 22:The lives of women and girls around the world have improved in several areas over the last 20 years but they continue to be victims of gender based discrimination and violence, according to a new report launched on Tuesday by the United Nations. Coming on the heels of the recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), The World’s ...

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Rajnath Singh announces 33 pc reservation for women in all para-military forces


Hyderabad, Sept 9 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday announced 33 per cent reservations for women in all paramilitary forces, including Central Industrial Security Force (CISF). “In all para-military forces, women will be recruited by providing 33 percent reservations,” Singh said while addressing a programme said at the passing-out parade at National Industrial Security Academy (NISA) for CISF. ...

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1 in 5 women affected by PCOS: Metropolis Study


Women between the age group of 15 and 30 are at high risk of PCOS East India leads the chart with 1 in 4 women suffering from PCOS Hyderabad, August 31, 2015: Metropolis Healthcare Ltd, a multinational chain of pathology laboratories; conducted an inclusive study on Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) to observe the trends in PCOS cases in young women in ...

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