Free Press Journal
  • Wonder Woman loses job as UN envoy after protests

    United Nations : The United Nations has ended its campaign with Wonder Woman to promote gender equality after less than two months, bringing to a close a venture that was loudly protested from the beginning, reports IANS.

  • Recognise marital rape, triple talaq: NCW suggests Maneka

    New Delhi : The National Commission for Women has suggested the Women and Child Development Ministry to recognise marital rape under the law and address the issue of triple talaq based on the principle of gender equality.

  • Ban polygamy, Muslim group writes to Modi

    New Delhi : Seeking “justice and equality for Muslim women”, a Muslim group has demanded a ban on polygamy and compulsory registration of marriages to secure equality and dignity for Muslim women.

  • Intolerance of diversity, dissent worries Ansari

    Pune : Vice President Hamid Ansari on Tuesday said there was a reason for concern about “emergence of a propensity for intolerance of diversity and dissent” and pitched for evolving a social consensus around equality, justice and empowerment.

  • First global conference on gender equality in Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram : In a bid to reduce gender inequality in India and increase female work participation rates, the Kerala government is set to host the country’s first global conference on gender equality here from November 12-14.