WOMEN DEVELOPMENT

  • Bihar Government to declare 'Women empowerment policy' March 8, 2015

    Patna: The Bihar government will declare the state policy for women empowerment on March 22 to ensure that women participate in mainstream development. Announcing the measure in a speech at a function in the state capital on the occasion of International Women's Day, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said, "The state policy...
  • Women's rights activist Vina Mazumdar dies in Delhi May 30, 2013

    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 representation...
  • 100 districts to have onestop women crisis centres March 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Women and Child Development ministry has planned an initiative under which hospitals in 100 districts would have onestop 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' conference...