Social Issues

Sensational revelations by CBI to SC; 11 girls murdered by Brajesh Thakur and his accomplices

Keeping forward a major sensational revelation, the Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday informed the Supreme Court that 11 girls were allegedly murdered by key accused Brajesh Thakur and his accomplices. Stating ahead the CBI also informed that ‘bundle of bones’ was recovered from a burial ground in the Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Case. ..

Does Kerala’s medical college believe in Democratic values? medical college issues fatwa of Quran recitation

he Constitution of India is the safeguard of human and civil rights. But crushing this base of Constitution, a private educational institution run by Muslim management, Azeezia Medical College Hospital in Kollam, Kerala has issued a Shariah- Compliant circular stating that there should be a recitation of only Quran ..

Famous Tweeple Rishi Bagree’s handle suspended! Is Twitter taking sides?

On April 17, Rishi Bagree announced that his account was suspended by Twitter with the reason of ‘Copyright violation’. But in reality, that tweet is from 2016 in which there is a video of British Bridegroom was seen dancing on a popular Bollywood song...

Phoenix from ashes! Rescued from Pakistan, Uzma comes forward to help women facing similar situations

Indian High Commissions in different countries are working earnestly for the betterment of Indian people who are living in the countries. The case of Uzma Ahmed is one of the cases which were successfully achieved by Indian high commissions. Uzma, girl rescued from Pakistan, now working for the girls who are trapped in similar situations like her...

‘New India’ with new horizon of Equality, Gauri Sawant becomes the first transgender election ambassador

Liberty, Equality, and Justice are the core values of the Indian Constitution. The constitution always believed in equal opportunities for every stratum of society. Promoting this commitment of Constitution, Election Commission of India appointed Social activist Gauri Sawant as an election ambassador for general elections 2019...

In a first, transgender Sanjana gets government job in Madhya Pradesh

In a first in Madhya Pradesh, a transgender has been given a government job. Sanjana Singh, 36, has been appointed the personal secretary to the director of the state's Department of Social Justice and Disabled Welfare (DSJDW)...

UNHCR triumph over #SaveRahaf: Canadian Government provides Asylum to Saudi Women, Rahaf-al-Qunun

The issue of Women’s freedom kindled by the online Campaign #SaveRahaf, the twitter campaign by 18-year-old Rahaf-al-Qunun ends with an optimistic answer...

#ILO100: International Labour Organization, the global body brought you ‘decent work’ turns 100!

Who created 8-hour workday? Who fights for the end of child labor? Who introduced the rules for safety at work? The ILO (International Labour Organization) did...

Reservations for unreserved class: A Masterstroke on a marshy turf in Indian Politics

Modi government on Monday approved 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker people among general category in government jobs and educational institutions. The 10 per cent reservation is, however, not only meant for 'upper caste' or just Hindus. The approved quota is intended for all those communities/classes that do not come under 50 per cent quota. It will be for all communities - for the economically backwards among Hindus, Muslims, Christians etc. This will not affect the reservation for ..

PM Modi’s Masterstroke: Cabinet approves 10% reservations for “economically backward non-reserved” class

The Union Cabinet announced 10% reservation for economically backward non-reserved class in jobs and educational institutions today...

Taiwan faces labour shortage, 20 lakh women at home due to family reasons

The side effects of the decrease in birth rate and increase in life expectancy are seen in some countries. Taiwan, for example, is facing the acute problem of labour shortage due to rapidly aging population posing a threat to its economy...

Pune Police registered one more case in Bhima Koregaon Violence

In the Bhima koregaon violence case Pune Rural police have registered one more case in connection with the violence held on January 1. A woman alleged that her house, shop and food stall were ransacked...

These Khakhi women signify strength! All women police stations protect women giving them justice

Affirming a major transition is women standing up for her defence and dignity and raising her voice against violence. With India adopting all woman police stations, the female police officers in India are changing the way violence against women is reported. Opening this forum has given hope to females to come out openly and place their complaints against violence which has shown a significant increase of 22%...

Farmers rally in National Capital

Farmers across the country have started the march towards Delhi, for their demands, including debt relief and remunerative prices for their produce...

At least hear …”Me”

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world...

Twitter’s CEO and his wrong note

How many placards the CEO of Twitter has held up so far that roared the slogans against the “white supremacy” in the USA? The wings of the twitter might be clipped any movement if it starts to “chirp out the wrong note...

Country passing through tough times: Pranab Mukherjee

Former President Pranab Mukherjee said that the country was passing through tough times and express concern over rising incidents of intolerance and conflicts...

Imposing justice by disposing off pending cases of rape, POSCO Act; WCD Ministry sets up 1000 fast-track courts

Implying justice to the one who has seen the dreadful face of human mankind, the Women and Child Development Department has decided to approve setting up of 1000 fast-track courts washing away all pending cases on women and children...

Gausewa Sadbhavana Yatra Phase II begins from Kanyakumari

The second phase of Muslim Rashtriya Manch (MRM) sponsored Gausewa Sadbhavana Yatra began from Thursday from the confluence of three oceans in Kanyakumari...

#MeToo: Indresh Kumar appeals women to fight back injustice

India has been known for its respect and honour for women. They were worshipped as living God in this country since time immemorial, Indresh Kumar said and appealed to the countrymen to resolve to restore that respectful position of women in this land once again...

With #MeToo campaign gaining momentum, Govt decides to set up legal committee against sexual harassers

With the #MeToo in India turning into a massive campaign against the men who have performed unlawful activities, the Central government has decided to set up a committee of legal and judicial officers to look into all issues arising from the Indian #MeToo campaign. ..

Decriminalization of LGBTQ should not be misinterpreted

So, let’s play cautiously with the fire of sex. The heat of the fire can burn an object but the heat of sex can burn the very fabric of the society...

Unveiling mask with hidden intentions, LRO knocks doors of NCW to take action on retired HC judge Kolse Patil for #MeToo incidence

Taking cognizance of the news report published in Mid Day and Marathi daily Loksatta with title "Kiran Nagarkar, Kolse Patil And Bartholomew Accused Of Sexual Harassment", the Legal Rights Observatory in a letter to the National Commission of Women requested their chairperson to take a note on the matter, knowing that the retired Justice BG Kose Patil was involved in molested and sexual harassment of woman journalist few months ago. As the accused is a retired judge, there is high possibility of victim ..

Ought to be best year for prevailing justice! SC strikes down 158 years old Adultery Law under Sec 497

With the historic judgment taken by the Supreme Court by decriminalizing Section 377 just three weeks ago, another judgment creating history is by the SC striking down 158 years old Strikes Adultery Law under Section 497 IPC. The verdict stated as, “Any provision of law affecting individual dignity and equality of women invites wrath of constitution. It’s time to say that husband is not the master of wife. Legal sovereignty of one sex over other sex is wrong.”..

Prevailing justice, Bishop Franco Mulakkal arrested in connection with a rape case of nun

After a fortified interrogation session, the Kerala police have arrested Bishop Franco Mulakkal for allegedly raping a nun multiple times between 2014 and 2016. With this, Mulakkal has become the first Indian Catholic bishop to be arrested in a case of sexual abuse against a nun...

Oriental Education Society comes forward to create awareness about women empowerment; organizes workshop

With an aim to inspire and motivate the girls and create awareness about women empowerment, Oriental Education Society on Friday last week organized a workshop on safety for women. Notably, Oriental Education Society is a well-known Public Charitable Trust working in the education sector...

MRM to set up family counselling centers in country

The Muslim Rashtriya Manch (MRM), a social reform movement active among the Muslims of India will set up Family Counselling Centres (Parivar Sulah Kendra) all over the country with an objective to save families from breaking on frivolous grounds...

Arya Samaj cultivates strong ethical, moral values as well as advocates peaceful and productive human living

Arya Samaj cultivates strong ethical and moral values as well as advocates peaceful and productive human living. This was said by Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat on Friday while addressing the 28th Arya Mahasammelan organized by Arya Pratinidhi Sabha, America and hosted by Greater Atlanta Vedic Temple. ..

SC pursues response from Center on fresh plea challenging practices on “Polygamy” and “Nikah Halala”

Seeking response from the Centre, the Supreme Court on Monday sought to obtain a reply from the Centre on fresh plea challenging practices of polygamy and 'nikah halala' among Muslim women. ..

SC reserves judgment on Section 377; country awaits to observe the revolutionary change!

Accepting the LGBTQ community and their relationships and suppressing the arguments in striking down the Section 377, the Constitutional Bench in its decision has reserved its judgment on the petitions to free private homosexual acts between adults from criminality...

Showing double standards, Congress wants Women Reservation Bill to be passed; why wasn’t the triple talaq bill passed Mr. Rahul Gandhi?

Just a day ahead of the monsoon session, the congress as always shows the double standards they inherit with Congress President Rahul Gandhi requesting Prime Minister Narendra Modi pass the Women Reservation Bill in the coming monsoon session. Proclaiming to provide full support, one question to the Congress President, why didn’t you pass the triple talaq bill?..

States to appoint “Protection Officers” to ensure safety for women against domestic violence

To provide immediate protection and relief to women facing violence within families WCD Minister Maneka Gandhi has written to all the Chief Ministers of the state to certify provisions of the ‘Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), 2005’...

Anaj Bank starts functioning at Urai in UP

To provide food to the poor and needy persons, the Vishal Bharat Sansthan of Varanasi has launched ambitious service project called ‘Anaj Bank’. The latest branch of this Anaj Bank is made functional at Urai in Bundelkhand area of Uttar Pradesh...

Justice prevails! SC rejects review petition announcing death penalty to 4 convicts in #NirbhayaVerdict

The gruesome and horrifying incident of the 2012 Nirbhaya case that shook the entire country got a winning hand when the Supreme Court had announced death penalties to the convicts. Prevailing justice, the Supreme Court today dismissed the Review petitions filed by the convicts in 2012 Nirbhaya case...

Is controversy's favorite boy Rahul Gandhi playing it safe? Appeals Child Right Commission for 10 days’ time-span to respond show cause notice

Controversy’s favorite boy Congress President Rahul Gandhi seems enjoying the court troubles and has developed a tendency of “Ulta chor kotwal ko daate”. After the Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR) sent a show cause notice to Congress president, Rahul Gandhi in his reply has asked the Child Rights Commission for 10 days to reply and make the notice available in English...

An ode to Indian women, “Mujhe Haq Hai” video by UN connects to your soul!

The UN Women India paid an ode to the strong women has launched a new video encouraging the Nari to never give up! The new campaign video by UN is winning million hearts...

#MandsaurMeinAdharm : Prime accused Irfan raped small girl after being denied for ‘Neekah’; Twitertis outraged on silence of B-town

As soon as the Mandsaur rape case came into limelight, the local police immediately launched a high-voltage investigation and arrested two accused named Irfan and Asif. However, during the primary investigation, a prime accused Irfan has made a shocking revelation saying he was denied of getting married by a small girl and therefore he raped her...

Now trace missing children through this unique ‘ReUnite’ app and unify the kids to their parents

Reuniting kids and children to their families has been one of the noblest works done by human mankind. In an initiative to take forward this noble deed an app has been launched to trace and track the missing and abandoned children in India. The App ‘Reunite’ helps in unifying the missing children back to their parents. ..

Crafting revolution, Poshan Abhiyaan is turning out to be a mass movement!

Believing in change is very important and the change will take place only when the behavior and mindset of the people changes. Crafting a revolutionary move, the change will help in achieving the Poshan Abhiyaan goal and make it a mass movement. The month of September has been slated to be the celebrated as POSHAN month...

Dubbing India ‘most dangerous for women’ a planned conspiracy of foreign media

The much publicized ‘Thompson Reuter Report on women, published by the philanthropic arm of the Reuters Media Company – Thompson Reuters Foundation – smacks of an well hatched out conspiracy to defame India, her people and most importantly the Narendra Modi government. And there is no doubt about their motive...

India moves speedily towards ‘Malnutrition Mukht’ country benefiting 10 crore children

Launching the new software which enables real-time monitoring of nutrition is presently being used by anganwadis in seven states. Availing necessary facilities these nutrition software would soon be spread across the country to benefit around 10 crore children. ..

After becoming a convict in RSS defamation case, Rahul Gandhi made another self-goal by disclosing identity of stripped Dalit boys

Acting unsympathetically on the purposeful act of disclosing the identity of three Dalit boys who were stripped, beaten and paraded nude in Jalgaon district, in Maharashtra, the Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR) sent a show cause notice to Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday...

Making it mandatory, NRI couples need to register their marital status within 7 days

For all the newly married couples here is some news for you, especially all NRI marriage solemnized in India need to be registered within 7 days as directed by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. If the NRI marriages are not registered within seven days, the passports and visas would not be issued...

Saluting her courage and determination; Supercop Rekha Mishra reunited children to their families under #RescueCampaign

Courage, strength and the commitment to work for the people serve the people; has been rightly seen in this Railway Police Force Inspector Rekha Mishra. Rescuing children from Chattrapati Shivaji Terminals from trafficking and taking forward the rescue campaign on right track, this Sub Inspector has inked her name in the textbooks of SSC students in Maharashtra. ..

Children are fresh life. Transforming education system will allow this fresh life to blossom

Sadhguru..

World Anti-Child Labour Day: Not just by words, take a pledge today to eliminate ‘Chhotus’ ‘Munnas’

Many times we see while we visit nearby tea stalls and restaurants small children serving to customers and people often calling ‘Chhotu Zara Chai Laa’ ‘Munna Zara Paani Laa’ but have we ever thought that is his (Chhotu) age to work? Today, World Day Against Child Labour is the opportunity to prove yourself that we not only speak on child labors but we do not support it at all...

WHO acclaims India’s impressive progress in controlling Maternal Mortality Rate: Govt asserts combined efforts

An amazing example of what is possible; India has shown an impressive progress in reducing maternal mortality rate. World Health Organization commended India for this exemplary performance pertaining to maternal deaths by 77% from 556 per one lac live births in 1990 to 130 per one lac live births in 2016. ..

Amazing example of what is possible! UNICEF praises India in bringing down maternal mortality rate

Showing immense development in making a better India, the country has conquered every milestone. Many adding in the list, the one that grabs more attention is the maternal mortality rate. Lauding India for walking on the path of evolution, UNICEF commended the country’s performance in reducing the maternal deaths. India has registered a significant decline in Maternal Mortality Ratio, recording a 22% reduction in such deaths since 2013...

Pune Police arrest #BhimaKoregaon culprit #UrbanMaoists

According to media reports, the arrested are ‘top urban Maoist operatives’, include Delhi-based Rona Wilson of Committee for Release of Political Prisoners (CRPP), Elgaar Parishad organiser Sudhir Dhawale, leader of Republican Panthers Jati Antachi Chalwal and Nagpur-based lawyer Surendra Gadling of Indian Association of People’s Lawyers (IAPL)...

Insanity of reining the power, TMC goons brutally murder dalit boy working for BJP, CPM stoops to inhuman practice of honor killing

Stooping down to the level where humanity is at stake, the Trinamool Congress has left no stones unturned to show their gruesome inhuman rule. In a latest gruesome act by the party, a 18 year old dalit boy Trilochan Mahato in Kolkata was killed and hanged on the tree with a chilling note in West Bengal. In a similar instance, the CPM in Kerala brutally tortured and murdered Kevin a Dalit Christian in honor killing...

Centre directs all states/UTs to provide compensation to male child victims of sexual abuse

In a bid to ensure maximum relief, the central government has urged all the states and Union Territories to take necessary steps for including male child victims of sexual abuse in the Victim Compensation Fund. Notably, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi in a letter to the Chief Ministers of all States and Union Territories urged to issue necessary directions to the concerned departments to take necessary steps for including male child victims of sexual abuse in the Victim Compensation ..

Vridavan shelters home for widows in Uttar Pradesh

Enabling methods to socially empower the women of the society, many initiatives have been instigated by the departments. In a new move to help the women, particularly the widows, the Women and Child Development Department of India has joined hands with Women and Child Development Department of Uttar Pradesh in setting up Home of Widows at Sunrakh Bangar, Vrindavan, ..

Uplifting lives through social empowerment; #4SaalModiSarkar gains appreciation and gratitude from Nari Shakti for Ujjwala Yojana

Empowering the social life of the people through unique initiatives, Modi government has uplifted lives of common man in a very positive way. The four years of his governance has given the masses a framework of being socially empowered and development on a large scale. Highlighting the benefits of Ujjwala Yojana, PM Modi stated that the initiative has strengthened the lives of the poor, marginalised, Dalits, tribal communities...

Sigh of relief! MHA sets up special division to address issues of women safety

Women safety has always been on top priority for the government, the Ministry oh Home Affairs has created a new division to address issues of women safety comprehensively. This Division would deal with all aspects of women safety in coordination with relevant Ministries or Departments and State Governments...

The way to secure your own rights, your own future, is to fight for the rights of others

Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein..

Taking serious note on sexual offences, WCD Ministry suggests retraining of police force

Sighting the nationwide outrage over violence and offence compounded on children, the Centre has decided to retrain the police force on various sexual offence aspects and essentially those wherein they have to collect and preserve the evidence...

Are SC/STs getting alienated from the BJP?

Despite its sincere efforts to ameliorate the condition of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the country, a picture is deliberately created by a section of the media and political interests that these sections of the Indian society are getting alienated from the BJP...

Maneka Gandhi intends to amend POSCO Act, making provision for death penalty in child rape cases

Following the public outrage over the gang-rape of a minor girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Friday declared that her ministry intends to amend the POCSO Act, making provision for death penalty in child rape cases...

Unveiling logo for development of women and children, PM assures to attend Partners Forum 2018 in December

Focusing on exploring new innovative ideas on enhancing the efforts on women empowerment, development of children and young people, a delegation of The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) called on PM Narendra Modi to invite him to the upcoming Partners Forum 2018 to be held on December 12&13, 2018, in New Delhi...

Empowering governance, WCD sets training programs for women elected in Panchayati Raj

Boosting the need to empower women and prepare them about the coming challenges, the departments in our country have taken immense steps to bring women forward. In this framework, the Department of Women and Child development has implemented a project to train women elected in Panchayati Raj...

Birubala Rabha : Tirelessly fighting against the social evil of witch-hunting

The name of Birubala is an inspiration for many and with many more following her example we shall be successful in eradicating the social evil very soon...

First of its kind, ‘Beti Zindabad Bakery’ empowers women rescued from Human Trafficking

She is beautiful, She is hardworking, She is Courageous! Celebrating her efforts and exertions she takes for everyone is one of the most commendable and admirable thing. Encouraging women empowerment and women entrepreneurship, a first of its kind initiative has been started in Chattisgarh. The Chattisgarh Government has started ‘Beti Zindabad Bakery’ boosting women empowerment...

You want to bring a change, take your own decisions

Manushi Chhillar..

Stabilizing every working mother's need; crèche facility will be available in Parliament premises

Gone are the days when mother’s had to take a leave or resign from their jobs to take care of their babies. In a new move towards inclusive and supportive work environment for women employees, Parliament has approved to set up crèche facility for working mothers in their premises. ..

Rigorous attempt to shed mainstream taboo #YesIBleed campaign encourages awareness on menstruation

Initiating a step to ensure every woman about menstrual hygiene, She Wings in collaboration with Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched a campaign called as #YesIBleed. The objective of the campaign is to create a general approach on issue of menstruation, which is an experience that exceeds culture, class, and caste. ..

Shedding the taboo about menstrual hygiene, Railway installs sanitary vending machines

Taking forward the unique initiative of informing people about sanitation and menstrual hygiene the Western Railway Women's Welfare Organisation (WRWWO) has installed sanitary napkin dispensers and incinerators for female staff at all its major offices on the network. ..

Women coming out of silence to enroll complaint against violence

The official authorities have also looked after the matter affecting people especially women and girls and have also made essential requirements for complaints against violence. The Ministry of Women and Child Development has dedicated an email ([email protected]) solely to address and resolve the issues of hateful conduct and stalking on Social Media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook etc which came into effect from July 2016. ..

Women safety ‘Himmat App’ upgraded, ensures more safety and security

An upgraded version of the original Himmat App and QR code has been launched containing complete information of taxi and auto-rickshaw drivers across the Delhi regions. This upgraded version was launched by Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Anil Bajaj...

Web portal Rapid Reporting System launched to address grievances of adolescent girls

On the occasion of National girl child day the Department of Women and Child Development has launched a web portal called as Rapid Reporting System for adolescent girls. This portal was inaugurated by WCD Secretary Rakesh Shrivastav. The aim to launch this portal was to address the grievances faced by the adolescent girls. They can report their problems here and necessary action would be taken against the issue...

Faecebook to promote “high quality news” to avoid sensationalism, misinformation

Spreading sensational or misleading contents through social media could be really harmful in many cases. Taking note of that, social Media giant Facebook will begin to prioritize “trustworthy” news outlets on its stream of social media posts...

Women harassment and violence in India: Current scenario

India has always been seen and considered as a country which high values and rituals the customs and traditions play an important role in lives of people. A country which glorifies its name through the word ‘Mata’ is helplessly walking on a wrong path. The streets are no longer safer for women. A city which was one chaotic has not become silent...

One Step Centers: Redefining the Status of Women Safety in Indian Society!

Bharatiya Nari! The term holds a strong significance in the life of each one of us today. Our existence depends completely on this one person who has been worshipped for years until now. Where has all the love, care, emotions and most importantly RESPECT for this word faded? Why is the country and most importantly the society depriving and degrading the importance of this word every now and then? Have we failed as a country to treasure our values and respect our elders the way we did a long time back? ..

#TripleTalaq petitioner Ishrat Jahan embraces BJP saying 'PM Modi made a revolutionary law in the interest of victims'

Ishrat, who was one of the five petitioners in the triple talaq case, said she would work in the party's women's wing. "Modiji made a revolutionary law in the interest of victims, I was very happy. I will work in the party's women wing," Ishrat Jahan said...

New feather added to the ‘Digi-India’ haat, tribal artifacts now available online

Do you like those accessories with long tassel strings, beads; traditional weaved cloths, pottery etc. Want to have one of them? Don’t worry because these are now available to you online. The online shopping portals have collaborated with Amazon and Snapdeal to sell these products. ..

More power to women empowerment, promoting organic products by rural women

Women empowerment has always seen the light of the day. Many women have come forward and proved their worth of making a change in the stereotype society. So, in order to appreciate the efforts and promote the sale of organic products by women, a festival was organized in the Dilli Haat, New Delhi called as ‘Organic Products by Women’. ..

Speak up! #OneStepCentre opened up for abused girls in #Telangana

top abuse! Speak up for yourself girls! There is no age limit for violence and thus to take a stand and speak against it, an initiative called as One Step Centers are opened for girls and women to stop the ongoing sexual harassment, eve-teasing, misbehavior. This has been started in many states and to enter the league is the state of Telangana. Women and girls who face violence can enroll their complaints in these centers and the authorities would take undue action against the culprit. The main objective ..

As far as empowering women is concerned, we must change our mindsets at an individual level

Priyanka Chopra..

Hey girls! Don’t remain silent on harrassment; raise your voice through SheBox

Women in India have been treated as the epitome of beauty and considered as a Goddess. But if you really consider them as Goddess then why are women facing atrocities every now and then? Why are they targeted for every mishappening in the society? We come across many cases and news where we see the women has been harassed and ill-treated. This is not just on open roads or midnights but these atrocities against the women can be seen even at workplaces. ..

Country smiles in the battle against child marriage; the evil practice declines to 26.8%

Child Marriages in India were common throughout history for a variety of reasons, including poverty, insecurity, as well as for political and financial reasons. But it affects both boys and girls, therefore, the central government has taken several measures to eradicate this evil practice from society. As per National Family Health Survey, the percentage of women (in the age group 20-24 years), who were married before legal age, has reduced from 47.4% in 2005-06 to 26.8% in 2014-15...

Using social media for society: Japan decides to create ‘help lines’ on social networking sites to prevent suicides

All around the world, declining mental health among common mass has become a real issue. A person depressed sometimes chooses the road to escape succumbing to the situation. Hence Japan government’s move can be a footprint for other countries also as it has decided to establish helplines on social networking sites targeting young people with suicidal thoughts...

More than 350 complaints are registered in She-Box portal against women abuse

The initiative to start She-Box portal by the Women and Child Development sexual harassment on women has gained momentum. Complaints regarding inappropriate behavior in companies have been pouring in this portal. Around 350 complaints have been registered for inappropriate behavior. The complaints have come from both the government as well as private sector offices. ..

Food brings smile: Hunger declines in some states of Nigeria for first time since the onset of Boko Haram crisis

Amid the piles of crisis, scarcity, Nigeria gets one good news at the end of the year. For the first time since the onset of the Boko Haram crisis, hunger has considerably declined in conflict-torn northeastern Nigeria. As per a latest report, the number of people facing acute hunger has halved since June-August - from 5.2 million to 2.6 million people...

Many wow factors in reforms of labour law added; Laws amended from enhanced bonus limit to maternity leaves

Change is the need of the hour and if this change is related to common man then it’s definitely a win-win situation. Labour laws in India have given beneficiaries to the people and have been trying to make valuable amendments. Thus to cater the needs of the people the government has decided to make some reforms in the labour laws in legislative assembly. These reforms are made to make things more effective, flexible, and sync in with economic and industrial scenario. The labour law is however divided ..

Actively interact with people than passive scrolling on social media; latter is more harmful to mental health

New York, December 16: “Depression”, a word which has become a highly used one among young generation. A teenage with sad eyes often says “I’m depressed.” Many psychologists say overuse of social media is a reason of declining mental health among youth. Now social media giant Facebook has itself warned about the emotional and mental toll the social network takes on its addicts. It happens many time we actually don’t talk to anyone but scroll the home page or news feed of a social media or long time. ..

Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh soon to delete column of ‘Caste’ in police records and FIRs

Caste, creed divides people now and it should be eliminated from all kinds of a document as quickly as possible. Therefore, taking a note of this Punjab, Haryana and the Chandigarh administration have decided to delete the column of ‘Caste’ in police records and FIRs...

Union cabinet clears Bill to ban evil practice of instant #TripleTalaq among Muslims; make it criminal offence

The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday cleared a bill that makes a Triple Talaq a criminal offence. Also, the central government is expecting to get the bill that makes a Triple Talaq a criminal offence in the ongoing winter session of the Parliament which commenced today...

Indian-Muslims or Hindu-Mussalmans: A psycho cultural Analysis - I

It is a psycho-cultural study from different segments of life, particularly arts of India. To also mention briefly, the basis of these explanations is rooted in what is called by Carl Gustav Jung as the Archetypal Memory of a race...

Unfortunate four billion! More than half of the global population has no social security protection

This world suffers from an acute problem of inequality. While some people even have their own jet, some people don’t even have proper social security and can’t afford basic needs. More than half of the global population that means some four billion people has no social security protection...

Dark Truth: Family members linked to nearly half of child trafficking cases worldwide

We know Child trafficking is one of the worst problems in this world. Out of this fear, many parents don’t allow their children to go anywhere with outside people. But what if the culprit is in the family? Yes, this cruel but true data has been revealed in a report which says almost half of the identified child trafficking cases have begun with a family member’s involvement...

Wanna see a #zerohunger world? Just follow these 9 tips to avoid wasting food unnecessarily

Wasting food is one of the worst habits a man can have while so many people across the world suffer from and die from hunger, malnutrition. But unfortunately, almost every well-off man has this habit. It is so unfortunate that about 1/3 of the food we produce globally is lost or wasted every year. If you really want to come out of such a habit have a look at the 7 tips below...

Fortis Dengue case: JP Nadda seeks details report from Fortis hospital over the allegation of ‘outstanding bill’

Overbilling of Private Hospitals without proper treatment is not at all a rare case. Adding one more example to the list, recently a hospital in Gurugam charged RS 18 lakhs for a dengue patient who was admitted for 15 days only. Moreover, the child did not survive. The family was not at all satisfied and urged for investigation. Finally, Union Health Minister JP Nadda has asked the hospital to give a detailed report and assured the unfortunate family for proper investigation...

Congratulations Manushi Chhillar! Haryana where girls get killed inside womb; those surviving make nation proud globally

Babita Phogat..

Muslim Yoga teacher gets threats for teaching Yoga

Yoga is not a religious practice but a scientific and a secular practice says Yoga guru swami Ramdev on the issue of attack on a muslim yoga teacher’s house. A Muslim girl named Rafia Naaz, teaches Yoga in Ranchi. Some unknown people threw stones on her house as they were angry by her interview on a tv show...

Number of reported cases of bullying in Japan school reaches over 320,000

From schools to colleges, universities the problem of bullying is very much prevalent in everywhere. Many students even lost their life or could not continue their education career due to trauma caused by bullying. A Japanese Education Ministry report showed the total of 323,808 bullying cases were reported at elementary, junior high and high school. ..

Even a century may not be enough to end child marriage in Central and West Africa, UNICEF warns

Along with several other problems, child marriage is another social disease in West and Central Africa. So many unfortunate girls miss their basic rights to health, education, and losses their chilhood every year. The latest report of UNICEF says if proper progress does not accelerate in the region, ending child marriage in West and Central Africa will take more than 100 years...

India turns technology into ending child labour; Rajnath Singh launches the web portal-PENCIL

One in every 11 children in India is working. More than half of the 5.5 million working children in India come from 5 major states- Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. Taking a step towards ending the existence of child labour in the country, the government has launched an online portal yesterday to register, rescue and rehabilitate child workers, as part of a drive to curb the little ones’ exploitation. ..

Enough is enough! Ladies, just ‘Kick’ with this ‘Electroshoe’

When the land is no safe place for women, what we do? Tell girls to stay home, wear appropriate clothes…and the entire do’s and don’ts come like ‘the constitution book’, Right? Let us just get more realistic to face the ‘evil minds’ not by inhibiting the life of girls but rather by coming up to tackle the perverts in smart way...

Education is fundamental right: Hill schools in Bengal suffering from indefinite strike sends out message to politicians

Darjeeling area which is in limelight since June facing loss in several industries. But the most important thing is getting overlooked is education. The hill area boarding schools have always been famous even in abroad. Since the indefinite shutdown called by Morcha started more than 50 schools over there could not carry their works. The innocent students are getting deprived of their basic fundamental right. To give out a strong message through a peaceful rally, teachers and school owners in Kurseong ..

Enough of fairness cream ads; Watch the advt featuring swimmer Bhakti Sharma to inspire yourself

Mumbai, September 12: The frequent consumers of Youtube are so habituated or rather to say annoyed with the chunk of advertisements. Any audience while watching a Youtube video will definitely press the “skip ad” option. But there is always an exception in every bunch of examples. A Hero Pleasure ad featuring a swimmer Bhakti Sharma will definitely change the notion towards and audience will start falling in love with advertisements. Amid Youtube ads full of beauty product promotions, fairness cream ..

Kolkata raised voice for voiceless; protest held against torture on stray animals

Someone is beating a poor animal on road or children throwing stones on strays are so familiar scenes that we even don’t wonder when such incidents take place in front of our eyes. Recently in social media, many videos of cruel torture on animal went viral prompting anger among animal lovers. To protest such act of cruelty, a group of animal lovers came down to the road in the heart of Bengal capital...