New York, Oct 25 (JEN): Cooking, cleaning and caring for children and the elderly should be a social and collective responsibility, rather than fall entirely on women’s shoulders, a United Nations independent expert has said, warning that unpaid care that is not shared ingrains poverty and social exclusion for women. more
UNSC urges women's leadership for peacebuilding

New York, Oct 19 (JEN): The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and senior UN officials Friday issued a strong call on the international community to strengthen its commitment to ensuring ...

Malala meets Barack Obama

Washington, Oct 12 (JEN): Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai met US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama in the Oval Office on Friday.

Emotional homecoming for Vrindavan widows

Kolkata, Oct 7 (JEN): Fifty Bengali widows from five Ashrams in Vrindavan flew down to Kolkata from Delhi on Sunday afternoon to participate in the Durga Puja celebrations in their homeland ...

Rajasthan: The talking walls

Rural women in Rajasthan elected to panchayat bodies have brought in revolutionary changes in a traditionally conservative milieu. Rekha Pal reports