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  • Minimum Age of Marriage for Girls

    Why in News The Prime Minister, during his address to the nation on the 74th Independence Day, announced that the central government has set up a...

    17 Aug 2020 Issues Related to Women

  • “Once a daughter, always a daughter”: Supreme Court of India

    This article is based on the “Reading the SC verdict on Hindu women’s inheritance rights” which was published in The Indian...

    14 Aug 2020 Issues Related to Women

  • SC Verdict on Hindu Women’s Inheritance Rights

    Why in News Recently, the Supreme Court (SC) has expanded the Hindu women’s right to be the coparcener (joint legal heir) and inherit...

    12 Aug 2020 Issues Related to Women

  • Anganwadi Services

    Why in News Right to Food Campaign has given a memorandum to the Minister for Women and Child Development to resume provision of hot-cooked meals...

    08 Aug 2020 Issues Related to Women

  • National Handloom Day

    Why in News On the occasion of the 6th National Handloom Day on 7th August 2020, the Ministry of Textiles is organizing a virtual function in the...

    07 Aug 2020 Issues Related to Women

  • Higher Food Prices and Nutrition Security

    Why in News Recently, the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition in New York has conducted a study titled “Pandemic Prices:...

    30 Jul 2020 Issues Related to Women

  • Government Order for PC of Women in Army

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry of Defence has issued the formal Government Sanction Letter for grant of Permanent Commission (PC) to Women...

    24 Jul 2020 Issues Related to Women

  • Decline in Maternal Mortality Ratio

    Why in News Recently, the Office of the Registrar General’s Sample Registration System (SRS) has released a special bulletin on Maternal...

    17 Jul 2020 Issues Related to Women

  • Infant Mortality Surged in Madhya Pradesh

    Why in News According to the Office of the Registrar General India, the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) in Madhya Pradesh has surged by a single point...

    10 Jul 2020 Issues Related to Women

  • State of the World Population 2020: UNFPA

    Why in News Recently, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has released the State of the World Population 2020 report, titled ‘Against...

    01 Jul 2020 Issues Related to Women

  • UN Award to Indian Army Officer

    Why in News Major Suman Gawani, an Indian Army officer who served as a peacekeeper with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in 2019,...

    30 May 2020 Issues Related to Women

  • Global Nutrition Report 2020

    Why in News The Global Nutrition Report 2020 stated that India is among 88 countries that are likely to miss global nutrition targets by 2025. It...

    13 May 2020 Issues Related to Women

  • The Big Picture: Impact of lockdown on Women and Children

    The COVID-19 crisis has a potentially far-reaching, long-term negative impact on women and children around the world. The impact is likely to be...

    06 May 2020 Issues Related to Women

  • Reforms in Saudi Arabia

    Why in News Recently, Saudi Arabia has abolished flogging (whipping or lashing) as a form of punishment and the death sentence for minors. The...

    27 Apr 2020 Issues Related to Women

  • Abortions

    Why in News? In January 2020, the Union Cabinet has approved amendments to the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act, 1971 allowing women to...

    18 Apr 2020 Issues Related to Women

  • Women SHGs Fight Against Covid-19

    Why in News Women members of around 63 lakh Self Help Groups (SHGs) across the country formed under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Rural...

    13 Apr 2020 Issues Related to Women

  • Revoke Order Weakening PCPNDT Act: AIDWA

    Why in News The All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) has asked the government to withdraw an order that could weaken the...

    11 Apr 2020 Issues Related to Women

  • Meal Scheme Hit Due to Lockdown

    Why in News Due to Covid-19 lockdown, implementation of the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) is affected in large pockets across...

    11 Apr 2020 Issues Related to Women

  • Domestic Violence During Lockdown

    This article is based on “Addressing domestic violence: A forgotten agenda while locking India down” which was published in Observer...

    09 Apr 2020 Issues Related to Women

  • Safety of Women During Lockdown

    Why in News Recently, the Union Minister of Women and Child Development had a video-conference with personnel associated with the Ministry. The...

    09 Apr 2020 Issues Related to Women

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