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Homemakers as busy as professionals, need to shed misnomer that they are free: Karnataka High Court

Gender justice and equality have been one of the focus areas in modern society. Cases like these highlights that the society is yet to attain a level where the work of a woman is regarded equal to a man's.

Homemakers as busy as professionals, need to shed misnomer that they are free: Karnataka High Court

Six seats in Air India flight will be reserved only for women

Air India starts seat reservation for women. Six seats on every domestic flight to be reserved for women from January 18.

Six seats in Air India flight will be reserved only for women

Ireland’s abortion ban is cruel, discriminatory to women

The abortion ban requires women to carry a medically doomed fetus to full term in Ireland or travel abroad, usually to England, for abortions.

Ireland’s abortion ban is cruel, discriminatory to women

With women in combat, taking the ‘man’ out of job titles

Much like the term ''fireman'' has evolved to ''firefighter'' and ''policeman'' to ''police officer,'' an engineman could be called an engine technician...

With women in combat, taking the ‘man’ out of job titles

Panic button on mobile phones: Govt issues notification

The government has issued a notification making it mandatory the installation of a physical panic button on mobile phones for ensuring safety of women in distress, Women and Child Development Ministry said.

Painful periods may spell higher risk of heart attack

Young women with heavy and painful periods due to a disorder called endometriosis — abnormal growth of uterine tissue — are three times as likely to develop heart attack compared to those without the disorder, say

No more sex? Artificial sperm a reality in China

No more sex? In a first, a team of researchers has created functioning sperm from mice in a lab, raising the prospect of women never needing men again. Researchers from China coaxed mouse embryonic stem cells to turn into fun

Women barred from going to Shani Shingnapur Temple in Maharashtra, call it ‘black day’

Women were on Tuesday barred by police from proceeding towards the famous Shani Shingnapur Temple here to offer prayers, as they sought to defy the centuries-old tradition at the temple against entry of women...

‘Apple-bodied’ women likelier to binge eat

If you have an apple-shaped body, then you may be more susceptible to binge eating, according to new study.

‘Attitude-altering’ scare tactics work best on women

As per a recent study, fear-based appeals appear to be effective at influencing attitudes and behaviors, especially among women.

Breast cancer drug can fight superbugs

Researchers have found that a breast cancer drug gives white blood cells a boost, which may better enable them to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Here’s the mystery that ‘brainy’ Stephen Hawking couldn’t solve

Stephen Hawking may have the brightest mind, but there is one mystery that he has failed to solve - women.

Time Out defends Meryl Streep T-shirt in ‘slave’ row

Time Out magazine has defended its use of a slogan including the word slave on a T-shirt worn by Meryl Streep to promote the movie ''Suffragette,'' arguing that critics have taken the quote out of context.

Govt mulling panic button in cell phones for women’s safety

For women's safety, the government is considering introduction of a panic button in cell phones and has asked all mobile phone manufacturers to work out the feasibility of such a feature...

Women-led companies more likely to outperform rivals: Report

Companies with more participation of women at management level have higher possibility of outperforming the rivals, according to Credit Suisse report 'Women in Business'.

Women-led companies more likely to outperform rivals: Report
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