Women Development

  • Women's rights activist Vina Mazumdar dies in Delhi 30-05-2013 02:48 PM

    New Delhi: Veteran women's rights activist and pioneer of feminist studies in India Vina Mazumdar died in Delhi on Thursday morning. Mazumdar had been ailing with a lung disorder. She was 87 and is survived by four children - three daughters and a son. A strong votary of increased women's...
  • 100 districts to have one-stop women crisis centres 24-03-2013 02:12 AM

    New Delhi: Women and Child Development ministry has planned an initiative under which hospitals in 100 districts would have one-stop crisis centres to resolve problems being faced by women. "Such centres would have medical assistance, trained police personnel and protection officers," WCD minister Krishna Tirath said at the National Editors'...