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Tamil Nadu: Special law needed to protect female domestic workers' rights, says M Appavu

The Times of India 27 Nov 2022
"There have already been countless resolutions and bBlls through the years demanding for a separate Act focusing on domestic workers. The government should prioritise drafting of a Bill which provides financial welfare for women. We should follow in the footsteps of Kerala who have already enacted a legislation for domestic workers," said.
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Bengaluru: Real-time tracking to SOS, BMTC's Nimmbus app to be launched in December

The Times of India 27 Nov 2022
"We're now operating 5,600 buses, including 5,200 non-AC and 400 Volvo buses ... At present, we have around 3,000 BS IV and BS VI buses, but some BS III buses which are in good condition will have VTUs," said a senior BMTC official ... "The app will have several features, including SOS which will help women passengers in particular.
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Atlanta McDonald's staff helps woman deliver her baby inside restaurant bathroom

ABC7 27 Nov 2022
"I went into the bathroom and my water broke immediately," Worthy said ... "I open this door, didn't see anyone, but I saw feet (under the door)," Woodward said ... She was a fighter." ... The parents tell the TV station "divine intervention" brought them to McDonald's where three women could help.
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In Andamans, India briefs G20 envoys

The Times of India 27 Nov 2022
... (iii) clean, sustainable, just, affordable and includive energy transition; (iv) accelerated progress on sustainable development goals; (v) women-led development; and (vi) multilateral reforms," said the government.
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UN calls for eliminating violence against women, girls

China.dot.org 26 Nov 2022
In his message for the day, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that "now is the time for transformative action that ends violence against women and girls," adding that violence against women and girls is "the most pervasive human rights violation in the world.".
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Amid backlash over XXX, Gandii Baat, Ekta Kapoor says 'stories about women are far more juicy'

DNA India 26 Nov 2022
She said, "Beyond the fact that I want to support my own gender, the fact that this is a country wherein the house and the remote of the house belongs to the women, beyond the ... Homegrown stories about women - I love that kind of storytelling the most." She added further.
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Women across Latin America march against violence in day of protests

Reuters 26 Nov 2022
"Women and girls are still disappearing all across the country." ... "Our obligation is to redouble efforts so that the women and girls of our region can truly exercise their right to live a life free of violence and discrimination," Jose Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs of the U.N.'s regional economic body said.
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Spain: 'You touch one, you touch us all' - Protesters denounce violence against women in Barcelona

Ruptly 26 Nov 2022
... "If you touch one, you touch us all", among others. Raquel Sans Guerra, a Catalan MP explained that all assaults are perpetrated by men saying "Every hour five women are murdered worldwide.
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Vadodara: Women befriended then defrauded

The Times of India 26 Nov 2022
"They sent friend requests to women from these bogus IDs and befriended them ... "They would tell the women that they were sending expensive gifts from abroad and asked the victims to pay for the customs or excise duty. Some women fell for the trick and paid the money," he said ... We have seized 25 mobile phones too," Makadia said.
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Urfi Javed shares Chetan Bhagat's leaked WhatsApp messages during #MeToo after author says she is ...

DNA India 26 Nov 2022
On Saturday, November 26, Urfi lashed out at the author and wrote, "Guys, let's not forget how so many women accused him during the Me Too case." She even shared a news article ... Encouraging men to put the blame on the women or her clothing when are at fault.".
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Criminal justice system ‘failing victims’ abuse victim tells rally

Belfast Telegraph 26 Nov 2022
Ms Lamont said her experience of the criminal justice system a "hellish ordeal" ... "Our criminal justice system is failing victims ... "It's really long past time that we ended violence against women and girls ... "Disabled women are facing sexual violence, abuse and exploitation, often by multiple perpetrators.
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Need to have more women & marginalised in judiciary: CJI

The Times of India 26 Nov 2022
"Constitution is the story of undoing injustices against the marginalised sections of our society - women, disabled, Dalits and members belonging to tribes and segments staying in far flung areas of the country ... "Indian courts have been at the forefront to protect the rights of marginalised and uphold the rule of law," he said.
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Ukrainian women have started learning a crucial war skill: how to fly a drone

Democratic Underground 26 Nov 2022
Ukrainian women have played a crucial part in their country's resistance to Russia's full-scale invasion. Now, a new school is training women to play a vital new role ... Ukraine has many women in the military but they ...
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'For timely justice, our judiciary is taking a lot of steps': PM Modi

Deccan Chronicle 26 Nov 2022
"Our country as the "mother of democracy", is strengthening our constitutional beliefs ... "We the people" in our constitution aren't just three words but is a belief." ... "From Durgabai Deshmukh to Hansa Mehta to Rajkumari Amrit Kaur, all were instrumental in empowering the women of India," he said.
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Zhang Hong donates Olympic winning skates to Olympic Museum

China.dot.org 26 Nov 2022
IOC vice president Ng Ser Miang received the pair of skates, which the Chinese wore to win the women's 1,000m speed skating, the first-ever Olympic gold medal of the sport for China at Sochi 2014. "The shoes were made in China and the skates were made and polished by my coach.

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