26 Aug 2014
Kolkata: India has witnessed a decline in child marriage in the last two decades, but going by the slow pace it will require another 50 years to abolish the practice from the country, according to UNICEF.
28 Aug 2014
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has given a green signal for the construction of a new 100-room UP Bhawan in Noida, near national capital, an official said on Thursday.
23 Aug 2014
Chennai: The Madras High Court dismissed a PIL seeking to prohibit girls below 18 years of age to act as heroine and other adult characters in movies after the petitioner herself withdrew it.
19 Aug 2014
United Nations: Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, has told more than 500 young people that they should start working right now to change the world.
15 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Stressing on ‘dignity of women’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged parliamentarians and the corporate sector to help build separate toilets for girls in schools across the country by next year.
04 Aug 2014
Mumbai: As a celebrity advocate of UNICEF, Kareena Kapoor Khan recently visited Jalna to propagate the education of girl children.
12 Aug 2014
Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra says that "girls have the ability to transform their own lives and help grow India's economy". She feels that they should be given more opportunities to make a mark.
12 Aug 2014
Jind: To use mobile phones and wear jeans is the fundamental right of a girl and no panchayat should put a ban on it, chief of a Khap panchayat in Haryana has said.
06 Aug 2014
Jhansi: Actress Rani Mukerji, who is playing a tough cop in her upcoming film 'Mardaani', feels martial arts training to girls in schools should be made compulsory.
28 Jul 2014
Thane: Two minor sisters have allegedly been kidnapped from Nallasopara area of Thane district, police said on Monday. The two girls, aged 14 and 10 years, had gone to their school on Saturday, but did not return home, Nallasopara police station's senior inspector Ravindra B Badgujar said.