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Tag Archives: International Women’s Day

Parliament passes bill to raise maternity leave to 26 weeks

NEW DELHI: Parliament approved on Thursday a bill granting women working in the organised sector paid maternity leave of 26 weeks, up from 12 weeks now, a decision which will benefit around 1.8 million women. The law will apply to all establishments employing 10 or more people and the entitlement will be for the first two children. For the third ... Read More »

International Women’s Day: Google celebrates with #One Day I Will video doodle

Google has decided to celebrate International Women’s Day with a unique video doodle. The doodle features women and girls from across the globe talk about their aspirations with a sentence that completes ‘One Day I Will’. The homepage will show the Google logo surrounded by women and the second ‘O’ has been converted into a Play button. Once you hit on play, ... Read More »

From Mary Kom to Saina Nehwal, India shining with its women athletes

For India’s female badminton champion Saina Nehwal, newly crowned world number one, it’s been a tough climb to the top in a patriarchal country that has long neglected women athletes. Although badminton is keenly followed in India, cricket has long been the national obsession, overshadowing all other sports and whose male stars command eye-popping sums. “It’s difficult to play any ... Read More »