Empowerment of women through information technology

Gunmala Suri, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, March 5, 2007                Today’s is the era of global information networking. The fusion of computers and communications - especially through the Internet - has broken the bounds…

Displacement and Its Impact on Women in Orissa

Prof Asha HansDisplacement is becoming a contentious issue as States take the road to fast economic growth. Though development induced displacement poses as one of the most critical challenges to women, in most reporting on…

Women & Children In Modi

Nalini Taneja, People's Democracy, January 07, 2007WOMEN have been special targets of communalist ideology and communalist violence. Most scholars engaged in gender studies and activists of women’s movements have emphasised the role of communalist ideology…

Women's Reservation Bill : Battling the bitter half

Neerja Chowdhury, Hindustan Times,December 12, 2006,               'Let us introduce the Women’s Reservation Bill this time.’ When Lalu Yadav uttered words to this effect at the UPA Coordination Committee at the start of…

The mirror crack

The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act promises much, but will it stand up in implementation?Nasrin Sultana Delhi, Hard News Media Dec 2006A tribal woman Life has little Salman Khan, Rahul Mahajan, Suhaib Illaysi,…

The Brutal Punishments For Being Born Female

A study of young, female murder victims in the U.S. found that homicide was the second leading cause of death for girls 15 to 18, and that 78 percent of all the homicide victims in…

Sexual slavery : THANE BURNETT

Elderly devadasis women - once temple girls, now reduced to begging - grow their hair long and do not wash regularly as a sacrifice to the temple God. (World Vision/Philip Maher)KARNATAKA STATE, India -- The…