Yugal Joshi is a history buff who found that the stories of women warriors in India were few and far between. So he set out to find and chronicle stories of Indian women warriors, and a year and a half later has come out with his book, Women Warriors In Indian History.
In a first, an all-women anti-riot squad has been formed in Karnataka which will help control women protesters. The all-women anti-riot troop is now getting trained in computer technology alongside martial arts.
Adding some bizarre fuel to the world of invention, Kansas-based Dr Dan Dopps claimed to have designed a ‘revolutionary solution’ to periods. The ‘genius’ believes that his product — currently called ‘Feminine Hygiene Lip-Stick’ – has been manufactured to glue up the labia to prevent menstrual flow.
To help promote scientific theories around menstruation and bust these myths, a Delhi-based NGO, Sachi Saheli, has launched a campaign called “Break the Bloody taboo”. Under the campaign, the NGO is starting sessions called “period talk” in which experts will answer the most common and frequently asked questions by young girls in Delhi’s government schools.
A study conducted by researchers from Arizona State University and the University of Illinois at Chicago shows that women are taken less seriously when they express anger in a group setting. Whereas men can use anger to influence a group, women who use anger often lose the group’s confidence.
Every month, us women go through the 5 days of the month, where we experience different emotions of pain. Science has come a long way in helping us deal with the technicalities and keeping the hygiene levels up during the menstruation period, but in parts of India- girls still don’t have access to basic sanitation(…)
When our faviourite international star meets the star of YouTube, something amazing is bound to happen. As the excitement rises, we break it to you — actress Priyanka Chopra, recently collaborated with popular Indo-Canadian online personality/YouTube star Lilly Singh, or aka IISuperwomanII, for her new funny video called “How To Be A Good Wing Woman”.(…)
The first ever all Indian women Navy crew aboard Mhadei reached Cape Town on Friday. They had set sail from Goa in early November to participate in the ‘Cape to Rio 2017’ race organised by the Royal Cape Yacht Club (RCYC), Cape Town, in January next year. INSV Mhadei en route to Cape Town! https://t.co/Yr0wY6XEVL(…)
Making the case for the “car 3.0″, CEO NextEV, US, Padmasree Warrior told SheThePeople’s Amrita Tripathi that electric cars will solve many issues — from tackling pollution to productivity to safety! She believes mobility is set to transform and there is need to do so by using smarter, eco friendly vehicles. Pointing out that Delhi is(…)
India is closely working with UN women to include gender perspective in the mega project to build “smart and safe cities”. Women are most affected by human trafficking. We are in the process of bringing our national legislation on trafficking in line with international commitments and obligations.