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Since the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak, over 3000 complaints have been received by the commission and only 1,618 of these could be disposed of.(HT Photo)

Without chairperson and members, Bihar women’s commission is failing victims

By Reena Sopam | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 01:35 PM IST
  • The current situation only complicates the existing challenges for the commission that is already grappling with cases pending for the last several months
Devotees participate in an agitation against the Supreme Court's verdict on Sabarimala Temple, in Chennai on October 12, 2018.(PTI Photo)
Devotees participate in an agitation against the Supreme Court's verdict on Sabarimala Temple, in Chennai on October 12, 2018.(PTI Photo)

Thousands protest Sabarimala order, devotees threaten suicide in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram | By HTC and Agencies
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2018 11:25 PM IST
Kerala has been witnessing a series of agitations by various devotee groups and Hindu outfits against the Pinarayi Vijayan government’s decision to implement the Supreme Court order of allowing women of all ages into the temple without attempting a review petition.
At a panel discussion at the United Nations on the Southern Legacy of Women and the Origins of the UN, Rebecca Adami, a senior lecturer at the University of Stockholm, said the push for gender equality came not from Western nations, but from the countries of the South.(File photo)
At a panel discussion at the United Nations on the Southern Legacy of Women and the Origins of the UN, Rebecca Adami, a senior lecturer at the University of Stockholm, said the push for gender equality came not from Western nations, but from the countries of the South.(File photo)

Indian women pioneers at UN hailed as upholders of women’s rights

Indo Asian News Service, United Nations | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2018 11:37 AM IST
India’s Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin said the Indian women pioneers “served as bridges between the processes of global norm-building at the UN and the institution building processes at the national level” in India.
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