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Indian investors pile in to womens cricket


So she got a job as a secretary at the Mumbai office of the German manufacturing company Siemens. Landing a job at a big foreign firm was a big deal back then — especially for a woman, she recalls. Dhulap flourished, and over the next 20 years, she climbed the ranks at Siemens – and was loving it. „My dad needed me to work as a security for my mom and myself,” Dhulap, now 49, explains. „We should not be dependent or spread our hands in front of others because there was no male to support us.” Previous reporting from this survey largely used membership in India’s six zonal councils to define regions.

  • There is also a possibility that this information may not be rightly mentioned owing to shyness or social stigma.
  • She ruled this country for more than a decade and took India victorious out of Pakistan-war which resulted in the historic creation of a new country, Bangladesh.
  • Self-help groups and NGOs such as Self Employed Women’s Association have played a major role in the advancement of women’s rights in India.

Through partnerships with 10,000 restaurants and cafes across 50 cities, the app maps out clean toilets within two kilometers of a user’s location. Crucially, these partnerships also allow women to use facilities which would otherwise only be accessible to patrons.

Menopausal spectrum of urban Indian women

The state-wise map based on the prevalence of the proportion of pregnancy loss was created through ArcGIS 10.1 software packages. A study estimated that around 15.6 million abortions occurred in India in 2015 , and unsafe abortions contribute to 10 to 13% of maternal mortality . Nearly half of the unintended pregnancies ended with abortions and mostly were unsafe . Several factors including socio-cultural barriers contribute to women opting for abortions at outside the healthcare settings. Considering the present needs, the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act – 2021 allows universal access to reproductive health services, providing comprehensive abortion care and increasing the upper gestation time limit up to 20 weeks .

Our community remains silent because of generational trauma and retaliation. The 113th Congress acted quickly, passing a bipartisan VAWA with tribal provisions intact. Tribal participation in the new jurisdictional provisions is voluntary. VAWA expired in 2018 and is pending reauthorization in the 116th Congress. The Student Health Services Center at NSU has included a question regarding HIV testing on the admissions questionnaires to help normalize HIV testing.

Factor #2: Pursuing an education takes women out of the workforce

In 1961, the Government of India passed the Dowry Prohibition Act, making dowry demands in wedding arrangements illegal. However, many cases of dowry-related domestic violence, suicides and murders have been reported. Around 70% of women in India are victims of domestic violence, according to Renuka Chowdhury, former Union minister for Women and Child Development.

In 1997, in a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court of India took a strong stand against sexual harassment of women in the workplace. The Court also laid down detailed guidelines for prevention and redressal of grievances. The National Commission for Women subsequently elaborated these guidelines into a Code of Conduct for employers. In 2013 India’s top court investigated on a law graduate’s allegation that she was sexually harassed by a recently retired Supreme Court judge.

Land and property rights

The only effective resistance came from local Tuscarora tribesmen, outnumbered by 30 to 1, who managed to divert the attack and escort dozens of villagers to safety. This monument was erected by the Historical Association of Lewiston for the bicentennial of the battle. Photo by William Carpenter, courtesy of Historical Association of Lewiston, Inc.

Today, most Indians say that “women and men make equally good political leaders,” and more than one-in-ten feel that women generally make better political leaders than men, according to a recent Pew Research Center survey of nearly 30,000 adults throughout India. Only a quarter of Indian adults take the position that men make better political leaders than women. In 2011 a „Right to Pee” campaign began in Mumbai, India’s largest city.