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  • International Women’s Day: History and significance

    International Women’s Day: History and significance

    While the idea of International Women's Day first emerged from the activities of labour movements early 20th century in North America and across Europe, the Charter of the United Nations, signed in 1945, is said to be the first international agreement to affirm the principle of equality between women and men.

    March 8, 2018
  • No country for girls

    No country for girls

    A few years ago, somewhere in Quetta lived a beautiful young woman with her two girls and a husband renowned across the city as among the best sonologists. The couple decided to have a third baby in the hopes of having a boy this time round. A few months into the pregnancy, however, it dawned …

    August 27, 2017
  • Himachal to install tracking device to bridle female foeticide

    Himachal to install tracking device to bridle female foeticide

    Taking cue from Madhaya Pradesh to bridle female foeticide, Himachal Pradesh too has decided to install tracking device to ultrasound machines in the state. Health and Family Welfare Minister Kaul Singh Thakur said, “The tracking devices will put all the ultrasound machines on surveillance in the state. The devices will be mandatorily installed in phased …

    December 5, 2016