Tag Archives: Women Empowerment

  • Wave of crime against women continues in India’s biggest state

    A woman was hanged from a tree in India's state of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday and another was allegedly raped in a police station, police said, the latest incidents in a wave of crimes against women. ...

  • Malala Yousafzai, shot by Taliban, addresses UN

    Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban last year for demanding education for girls, marked her 16th birthday with a passionate speech at the United Nations on Friday. ...

  • Are geeks the new guardians of our civil liberties?

    Anonymous, the hacktivist collective that Fox News once called “the Internet hate machine” has undergone a dramatic rebranding in recent months. ...

  • Dalai Lama: I would be pleased if my successor was female

    The Dalai Lama tells Cathy Newman why he would be pleased if a woman was his successor and how they may do a better job than the male contenders. ...

  • Indian Parliament passes tougher rape law

    India's Parliament passed a sweeping new law Thursday to protect women against sexual violence in response to a fatal December gang rape and beating of a young woman on a bus in New Delhi. ...

  • Body of gang rape victim cremated in Delhi; protests continue

    The body of the 23-year old woman, whose gang rape provoked protests and rare national debate about violence against women in India, arrived back in New Delhi and was cremated. ...

  • Third Tibetan women’s leadership training held in Delhi

    A ten-day Tibetan women's leadership training concluded in Delhi on 27 December with a total of 25 young Tibetan women from Sikkim, Chennai, Gujurat, Dharamshala, and Delhi participating. ...