With Rights Come Responsibilities: Binalakshmi Nepram on Arms Control and Surviving Gun Violence in Manipur

With Rights Come Responsibilities: Binalakshmi Nepram on Arms Control and Surviving Gun Violence in Manipur

Katharine Daniels, Executive Editor – theWIP – Thursday, 6 January, 2010 (originally published 31 Dec) This author profile is the first in a series of conversations between our executive editor and The WIP Contributors. Many women, like Binalakshmi, are successful agents of change in their communities and are leading powerful movements for peace. By highlighting […]

Maternity Care Improves in Indian Trouble Spots

Maternity Care Improves in Indian Trouble Spots

Swapna Majumdar- WeNews – Tuesday, 28 December, 2010 (originally published 27 Dec) In one of the worst areas of maternal care in the world, a health advocacy is teaching Indian women the three big factors in maternal deaths and how to assert political and community pressure to avoid them. RAJASTHAN, India (WOMENSENEWS)– Payments demanded by […]

(Women’s) Ambitions Meet Reality in India

(Women’s) Ambitions Meet Reality in India

Nilanjana S. Roy – New York Times – Friday, 17 December, 2010 (originally published 14 Dec) NEW DELHI — “Indra Nooyi, Chanda Kocchar, Vinita Bali, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Shobhana Bhartia and, wait, Shikha Sharma,” said Preeti Singh. The 21-year-old business management student can rattle off the names of the six Indian women chief executives and company […]

Kashmir’s half-widows considered only half in society

Kashmir’s half-widows considered only half in society

Kashmir correspondent Aliya Bashir – WNN Features Journalist, Aliya Bashir, talks with families whose husbands, brothers and sons have disappeared during years of conflict in Kashmir. (WNN) Srinagar – Indian-Administered Kashmir: Twenty-eight year old Haleema (name changed) is a resident of the predominately Muslim Anantnag district of southern Kashmir. In a region where the literacy […]

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