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New Delhi, Jun 22 (JEN): She was young when she had an affair with a man, half a decade down the line, she's left with guilt and a fear of rejection. more
Off with the veil: Countries ban burqa of Muslim women worldwide

New Delhi, Jun 20 (JEN): A staple piece of garment in cupboards in Muslim communities across the world, the (reliable) Burqa/Burka is finding it tough to stay in vogue!

Gender-based killings, domestic violence forms of 'arbitrary execution' – UN rights expert

New York, June 8(Just Earth News): A United Nations-appointed human rights expert on Wednesday said that gender-related killings and domestic murders or intimate partner violence should be u ...

Formal trade in Africa can improve region, prospects for women – UN agency reports

New York, May 25 (Just Earth News): Simplifying the requirements for a business license, offering incentives to tax payers, and tackling official corruption are among the recommendations by ...

Motherhood Can Wait, Education Cannot

Education can significantly play the role of a game-changer in India when it comes to adolescent girls getting married off and having children before they are prepared, both physically and m ...

Home Births: She is having a baby

Many women in America or other western countries are choosing out-of-hospital childbirth, much to the dismay of insurance companies. In less developed countries such as India, out-of-hospita ...

Internet Saathi: A friend in need

The Internet has become a part of life for a huge section of Indian population. However, its use is largely confined to urban or semi-urban areas. The ‘Internet Saathi’ programme is diff ...

On International Day, UN honours midwives as family 'partners for life'

New York, May 6(Just Earth News): The United Nations population agency on Friday urged governments and development partners to expand midwifery programmes and promote an environment where mi ...

Not so green

The emerald landscape of tea gardens in Assam hide a healthcare lacunae among its women workers whose nimble fingers pluck the two leaves and a bud, invaluable to the industry. Activists fr ...

A publishing company run entirely by women

Though the publishing industry is dominated by men, there is one leading publishing company in India run entirely by young women.