Sharat Pradhan/Rediff.com sends this update on the Mathura tragedy. The toll has gone up to 22, with one more succumbing to his injuries. Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
* At least 2 of those killed were police officers * Squatters belonged to religious sect * Operation to clear the land came after court ruling (Adds comment, detail) LUCKNOW, India, June 3 (Reuters) - Violence erupted in Indiawhen police tried to clear ...Sify, 4 weeks ago Gunfire erupts as police clash with squatters in Indian park, 22 killed Sify, 4 weeks ago
All speakers agreed that the issue of early marriage and adolescent health on account of unintended pregnancies required urgent attention in South Asian countries, particularly India, reports Sharat Pradhan. Women leaders from different countries attending the Women Deliver 2016 Global Conference in Copenhagen on Wednesday expressed deep concern over unabated forced pregnancies, which, they felt, was one of the major factors affecting adolescent health. More than 5,500 women are actively ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
While speaking at the Women Deliver International Conference in Copenhagen, Melinda Gates announced the funding to collect data on the gender gap, reports Sharat Pradhan. IMAGE: Melinda Gates, co-chair of the the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation speaks at 4th Women Deliver International Conference in Copenhagen. Photograph: WomenDeliver/Twitter To end gender discrimination across the globe, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will invest $80 million to create a gender data ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The statue put up by victims of trafficking and prostitution failed to draw attention of delegates at 'Women Deliver 2016 Conference', reports Sharat Pradhan. Even as 5,500 delegates, largely women, from 169 nations sat together at the opulent Bella Center in Copenhagen to deliberate over gender discrimination and exploitation of women across the globe, a few anonymous victims of trafficking displayed a bare-naked statue of a woman, depicting the blatant exploitation of women at the hands of ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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