Tag: Indian Women

May 14, 2019

As they Close the Gap with Men, Wom...

In India, as the number of women voters surges, the country’s on-going general election is expected to close the gap with men. That is making political parties pay more attention to women’s issues

April 19, 2019

Female Politicians Aim to Secure Se...

In the ongoing elections in India, two regional parties have created a stir because of the number of women they’ve chosen as candidates. The Trinamool Congress has fielded 40 percent women contestants and 33 percent of the candidates for the Biju Janta Dal are women

December 29, 2018

What’s In a Name?

In India’s northern Haryana state, a campaign that aims to empower women and give them equal status in a deeply patriarchal society is encouraging residents in scores of villages to display their daughters names outside their village homes

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