As many American women prepare to draw attention to their role in the workplace, a Wall Street firm on Tuesday (7 March) put up a statue of a girl in front of Lower Manhattans well-known bronze charging bull, as if to fearlessly stare it down.Placing the diminutive, grade school-aged girl in front of the massive bull on the eve of International Womens Day was a way of calling attention to the lack of gender diversity on corporate boards and the pay gap of women working in financial services, a spokeswoman for State Street Global Advisors said.
Mar 9, 2017
Following on the Women’s March, which saw several million people across the U.S. protest the day after the inauguration of President Donald Trump in January, women across the U.S. and around the world are striking for the day. Sabrina Stein is one of the many women who took the day off from work. Women are being encouraged to skip work, whether it’s a 9-to-5 job or childcare and domestic responsibilities and wear red to show solidarity.
Mar 9, 2017
Child marriage is rife in Mozambique, with 48% of girls married off before they turn 18.
Mar 8, 2017
Recent incidents of grave digging of albinos highlight how more needs to be done to tackle violence.
Feb 25, 2017
This Kerala priest's video talk on girls wearing jeans and t-shirt goes viral for wrong reason; netizens rave about it
Srinivas Kuchibhotla shot dead in Kansas: PM Modi should focus on protecting Indians in US, not on banal rhetoric
Anti-abortion groups and Planned Parenthood supporters took to the streets across the US. Pro-lifers organised demonstrations at more than 200 Planned Parenthood locations.They want US President Donald Trump to stop federal funding to the women’s health provider.Supporters of Planned Parenthood staged around 150 counter-protests. Planned Parenthood offers health services including birth control, STI tests, cancer screening for men and women, and abortions.
Feb 12, 2017
- Imran Khan snubs world leaders at SCO Summit, breaks diplomatic protocol [VIDEO]
- Two militants killed in Pulwama encounter
- Pune cops nab 3 men with Rs 1.26 crore in demonetised notes
- Kerala police officer set ablaze by male colleague, dies; accused taken into custody
- Woman names husband, in-laws in POCSO case over son's sexual assault in Mumbai