WOMEN

Women College of Lucknow installs first sanitary pad vending machine

Amid concern over high dropout rate of girls because of menstrual hygiene issues, a women’s college​ of Lucknow​, UP has shown the way by becoming the first institution in ​the state to install a sanitary napkin vending machine in its premises.​ ​Unavailability of sanitary pads, absence of separate toilets for girls and lack of water … Continue reading Women College of Lucknow installs first sanitary pad vending machine

World Breast feeding Week begins

  The World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) began from today with the main objective to create awareness among the people for beneficial of breast feeding. This year The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), a global network which believe breastfeeding is the right of all children and mothers, celebrates the week for global action to support … Continue reading World Breast feeding Week begins

Kerala to form special women police battalion

Kerala government will form a special women police battalion soon, informed state Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala. The special battalion will be helpful in combating atrocities against women and children. Mr. Chennithala was inspecting the passing out parade of women constables at Police Academy near Thrissur. The Home Minister also inaugurated a women police station at … Continue reading Kerala to form special women police battalion

Highest priority to women’s safety: Rajnath Singh

Published on: 28 Apr 2015 @ 15:41 Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said the government is giving highest priority to womens’ safety and planning to set up Intelligence Units for Crime Against Women across the country. Replying to the debate on demands for grants under his ministry in the Lok Sabha, Mr Singh said the … Continue reading Highest priority to women’s safety: Rajnath Singh

2000 firms yet to appoint women directors: Jayant Sinha

Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha today said as many as 2,015 companies listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and 263 on the National Stock Exchange are yet to comply with market regulator SEBI’s directive to appoint at least one woman director on the board. Replying to a question in the Lok Sabha, Mr … Continue reading 2000 firms yet to appoint women directors: Jayant Sinha

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