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Alabama's abortion ban is stricter than even Saudi Arabia
World

Alabama's abortion ban is stricter than even Saudi Arabia

United States is often perceived as an extremely progressive country; a first-world nation. However, a pregnant person in the US state of Alabama would have less bodily autonomy than most countries in the world, after the state's proposed abortion restrictions.
Breaking 200-year-old tradition, woman made manager of Assam tea estate
India

Breaking 200-year-old tradition, woman made manager of Assam tea estate

The iconic Assam tea estates have been serving us India's favorite tea since the 1830s.
#DomesticViolence: Home is most unsafe place for women, says UN
World

#DomesticViolence: Home is most unsafe place for women, says UN

A disturbing report released by the United Nations says out of the total number of women killed around the world last year, 58% were murdered by their family members or intimate partners for dowry and/or 'honor-related' matters.
180 million jobs for women at high risk globally: IMF
World

180 million jobs for women at high risk globally: IMF

As many as 180 million jobs for women are at high risk of being displaced globally due to new technologies like automation, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned today.
Why don't victims of sexual abuse speak up?
India

Why don't victims of sexual abuse speak up?

After Tanushree Dutta alleged Nana Patekar of sexual harassment, some 10 years later after the incident, everyone is questioning her- if she's actually telling the truth or if this allegation marks her comeback in the limelight.
SC Sabarimala-judgment: Women activists elated but concerned over ground reality
India

SC Sabarimala-judgment: Women activists elated but concerned over ground reality

Women activists today hailed the Supreme Court judgment allowing entry of women into Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in Kerala but expressed concern over its acceptance at the ground level.
PMS+Depression: Here's what PMS does to my depression
India

PMS+Depression: Here's what PMS does to my depression

Last week, I had my period. Normal, right? Well, not normal.
A VR film is set to break the abortion stigma
Entertainment

A VR film is set to break the abortion stigma

Abortion in India continues to be a stigmatized issue, often surrounded by shame and silence at different levels- be it at personal, community, or institutional and structural level.
Facebook accused of allowing bias against women in job ads
Business

Facebook accused of allowing bias against women in job ads

Facebook is once again embroiled in a controversy after it was accused of giving employers a powerful tool to discriminate against women seeking work.

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