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Dr Mitu Khurana felicitated with prestigious ‘Karmaveer Puraskaar’

Dr Mitu Khurana was felicitated with the prestigious ‘Karmaveer Puraskaar’ for her commendable work in the field of social service in New Delhi on 22nd March, 2015 at the exclusive awards function which is a part of “iCONGO’s REX Conclave, being organised on 21st, 22nd & 23rd March 2015. 742 more words

Female Feticide

Afghanistan arrests 26 after woman is burned to death

Twenty-six people have been arrested in the investigation of the death of a 27-year-old woman in Afghanistan. Farkhunda was beaten by a mob, set on fire, and hurled off a bridge in Kabul last week. 103 more words

Human And Civil Rights

A Time for Repose

Now, that is a word that you do not hear everyday. Repose.

“Repose is a quality too many undervalue…In the clamor one is irresistibly drawn to the woman who sits gracefully relaxed, who keeps her hands still, talks in a low voice and listens with responsive eyes and smiles. 392 more words

A Path Appears

'Not just India’s daughter' - article for TNS Special Report

Jyoti Singh’s death has become a global symbol and the beginning of change. Here’s hoping she did not die in vain… ‘Not just India’s daughter… 1,509 more words


Florida Atlantic University to host 39th Southeastern Women's Studies Association Conference: “Trafficking in Gender

The 39th Southeastern Women’s Studies Association Conference—“Trafficking in Gender”—is hosted by Florida Atlantic University on March 26 through 28 at the Wyndham Hotel in Boca Raton, Florida.  169 more words

Upcoming Events

Addressing the Continuum of Violence Against Women and Girls

This meeting was held to address the continuum of violence against women. Ms. Mlambo-ngcuka started the discussion by stating the importance in changing social norms and cultures in order to make an impact. 319 more words


In Delhi, women are still tortured for giving birth to girls

In Delhi, women are still tortured for giving birth to girls

Sweets if it’s a boy. But faces hang when a girl is born. That’s how an attendant at a government hospital describes the arrival of a newborn in Delhi. 262 more words

Female Feticide