Many volunteers come to the protests is not only to show solidarity with the women who have been sitting for the protest, but also to engage their children with reading, painting and other activities.
The head of the national investment promotion an facilitation agency was speaking at the National Summit on Women and Education Empowerment at the Ashoka Hotel in Delhi on Friday January 17.
From low participation in workforce to lack of access to economic opportunities and safety, women in India demand attention during the Union Budget 2020.
A few Indian media houses received notifications from the Delhi High Court after a PIL was filed, seeking action against certain media houses for revealing the identity of the victim and the accused individuals.
In the history of mainstream social-political-related protests in India, women have largely played a less prominent role. The discourse has, thus far, been mainly dominated by men. But that’s changing.
We are about to enter a new decade, after one which saw women break barriers in science and technology, media, entrepreneurship and more. The coming decade hopefully will sing the praises of women scaling zeniths but without having to also talk about settling down.
As protests arise across the country and on social media after the horrific rape and murder of a 27-year-old veterinary doctor, the real question is – where are the reforms that can change the state of women across India?