Sunday, June 16, 2024

Topic: women

For first time, women represented in all parliaments of the world

For the first time ever, there are women MPs in every single country on Earth, the Interparliamentary Union, IPU, said on Friday.

“Taliban were at gate and told us…”: Female students turned away from Afghan universities

After the Taliban administration said women would be suspended from tertiary education, women university students in Afghanistan were turned away from campuses on Wednesday.

45,000 women killed at hands of partners or family members, UN report says “home a deadly place”

On average, more than five women or girls were killed every hour in 2021 by someone in their own family, two UN agencies said in a report published recently.

Karnataka: Woman, twin babies die as hospital refuses treatment for not carrying Aadhaar

A pregnant woman and her twin babies were died after the woman denied treatment at a government hospital on Wednesday night as she was not carrying an Aadhaar card.

Assam records highest rate of crime against women for 5th consecutive year

Assam has become the state with the highest rate of crime against women in India for the 5th consecutive year, according to the latest National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) figures for 2021 .

Crime against women rose by 15.3% in 2021 in India, Delhi most unsafe

Crime against women rose by 15.3 per cent in 2021 from the previous year, according to latest data released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).