Yes We Can

  • Shabana Azmi
    Mar 03, 2013 00:16 ISTinterview | shabana azmi

    ‘You don’t have to wear the pants’

    Young girls are speaking the language of empowerment. Men and women are different, not better or worse, says celebrated actor and activist Shabana Azmi. After 16/12 rape, sexual harrassment biggest concern

  • Fatehabad women
    Mar 03, 2013 23:27 ISTYes We Can | HT Series for women's day

    Battling the veil in Khap land

    If women bodies are the epitome of liberation for the fairer sex, in many villages and hamlets of Haryana, women are increasingly shunning ghunghat (veil) and leading an example. Deepti Verma reports. Quote unquote

  • Basamlu
    Mar 04, 2013 23:20 ISTyes we can | international women's day

    She is high on tea

    Many people in Wakro thought Basamlu Krisikro was making a mistake when she planted tea on her five hectare land. They felt she could have planted oranges instead, better still, opium. Rahul Karmakar writes. Quote, unquote

  • Kabita Nayak
    Mar 05, 2013 23:01 ISTyes we can | International Women’s day

    For her, toilets signify dignity

    Kabita Nayak was married into a village with no toilets. Today, she has ensured every house has one. Her efforts have changed the environment and the lives of so many women. Priya Ranjan Sahu reports. quote unquote

Kalavati Devi
    Mar 06, 2013 23:00 ISTYes we can | International Women's Day

    An unlettered revolution in the hills

    She cannot write her own name, but Kalavati Devi has written ‘revolution’ all over a village in Uttarakhand once dominated by the mafia. Deep Joshi reports. Quote unquote

  • Mar 07, 2013 22:50 IST

    An ode to women

    As we celebrate International Women’s Day, it’s time to recognise and salute the contributions of Indian women who have made a niche for themselves and brought a change in the society. Read to know more about this day…

  • Mar 07, 2013 22:55 IST

    Empowering women workers

    The International Women’s Day is celebrated all over the world. In order to make women safe in Delhi & NCR, Northern Railway has taken several initiatives which ensures a safer journey. It also promotes the growing participation of women in different fields with their initiatives.

  • Mar 08, 2013 00:45 IST

    Every day is Women's Day in Jhabua

    In Madhya Pradesh's Jhabua district, women truly call the shots in all crucial segments of the district administration. Rahul Noronha reports.

  • Parveena Ahanger
    Mar 08, 2013 01:09 ISTYes we can | International Women's Day

    In Kashmir, mothers of missing sons find strength in numbers

    She was just 15 years old when her parents married her off to one of the handsomest boys in the village. Ten years later, in the early 90s, Abdul Rashid Ganai vanished and never returned.Woman cop leads charge on goon | Empowering women workers | Have Your Say: Suggest a better slogan for 'Yes, We Can' | Full coverage: Yes, We Can

  • Mary Kom
    Mar 08, 2013 01:13 ISTYes we can | International Women's Day

    From Mary kaun to Mary Kom

    I didn’t do anything an average tribal girl in a northeast Indian village didn’t. What you do, why you do is God’s wish, I was told. What you become is how you do what you decide to do, I was reminded. Every day is Women’s Day here | Have Your Say: Suggest a better slogan for 'Yes, We Can' | Full coverage: Yes, We Can

  • Mar 08, 2013 01:22 IST

    The right kind of sewa revives a forgotten craft

    The intricate motifs of chikankari were never so fine in the eyes of the women who created them until they were appreciated by Runa Banerjee.

  • Mar 09, 2013 00:33 ISTYes We Can

    Firms offer safety tips, sprays

    Contributing their bit to make International Women's Day more meaningful, operators of the pink auto service - meant for women commuters of the city - offered 20% discount on auto tariff on Friday.