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International Women’s Day: Stalked Teenager Girl Succumbs to Third-Degree Burns

As India celebrates International Women’s Day on March 8, the sad news of the death of a teenaged girl who reportedly told the police that she was set ablaze by two stalkers in her neighbourhood in Eluru, West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh has dampened the spirits of women’s day. The 17-year-old girl was a second year student of Intermediate ...

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International Women’s Day: How Celebrations, Marches Rekindle Women’s Spirit?

As the world observed International Women’s Day on Sunday, March 8, marches, celebrations and various events marked the day in several national capital cities and urban centres from London to New York to Tokyo. British singers Annie Lennox and Paloma Faith were joined by actress Gemma Arterton at a march in London to demand respect for women’s rights with hundreds ...

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International Women’s Day: How women entrepreneurs Balance personal, professional worlds with pride?

From managing their family and children, fulfilling their ‘duties’ as a daughter, wife, daughter-in-law and more, to also setting up and running their own business – women across India are fighting stereotypes and challenging themselves to create their own individuality in a patriarchal society. Whether it’s via a fashion brand, a beauty and wellness range, yoga classes or bakery solutions, ...

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