Shimla, March 8: Violence against women and sexual harassment at the workplace are serious concerns and the judiciary can play a major role in delivering gender justice, Himachal Pradesh High Court Acting Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir said Saturday.
New Delhi, March 8: On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Saturday India can never aspire to be a superpower without empowering its women.
New Delhi, March 8: A new club aimed at making cancer survivors feel special was launched here Saturday on the occasion of International Women’s Day.
Kolkata, March 8: Celebrities accompanied by the youth brigade led the way Saturday to highlight women’s issues at International Women’s Day celebrations here.
New Delhi, March 8: President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said that legislation alone cannot emancipate women and stressed on the need for a fundamental re-setting of mental and moral make-up, civic sense and social conduct.
United Nations, March 8: The UN Security Council Friday unanimously adopted a resolution strongly condemning the recruitment of children in armed conflicts and attacks against schools and hospitals.
Geneva, March 8: The UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos Friday underscored the severity of the crisis of Central African Republic (CAR) and appealed for enhanced efforts to cope with the humanitarian situation on the ground.
Dublin, March 8: Ireland Friday introduced a new legislation on animal welfare to outline in clear legal terms the responsibility people have when they own an animal, Xinhua reported.
Ankara, March 8: A court in Turkey has decided to release the country’s imprisoned former army chief Ilker Basbug, who was sentenced to life imprisonment for plotting an overthrow of the Turkish government, media reported Friday.