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Maneka Gandhi to launch #YesIBleed menstrual hygiene campaign

Maneka Gandhi to launch #YesIBleed menstrual hygiene campaign on Feb.20 Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi will launch a menstrual hygiene campaign here on February 20.The objective of the campaign is to create a holistic approach to issue of menstruation, which is an experience that transcends culture, class, and caste. The United

Kila Raipur Rural Olympics

Dogs replaces Bullock Carts: Cruelty against Animals continues at Kila Raipur Rural Olympics, Maneka Gandhi to look in to matter

Nidhi Bhanot Kila Raipur Cruelty against Animals is still running high at the Kila Raipur Sports Festival, better known as Rural Olympics in village Kila Raipur. It is suited at a distance of 25 kilometres from Ludhiana city. But this time the place of Bullock carts has been taken by the Greyhound dogs as far

Maneka Gandhi warns Bollywood

Maneka Gandhi warns Bollywood heavyweights over sexual exploitation

Maneka Gandhi warns Bollywood: Union minister for Women and Child Development Menaka Gandhi has written to leading Bollywood film-makers asking them to crack down on sexual exploitation in the industry after several actors went public with allegations of harassment and assault. The aim of this law is to ensure that no woman is sexually harassed at her

Goa CM Parrikar turns 62, PM Modi extends birthday greetings

Goa CM Parrikar turns 62: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today wished Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on his 62nd birthday. The Prime Minister tweeted this morning “On his birthday, my greetings to Goa CM @manoharparrikar Ji. May he lead a long life filled with good health.” Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi too wished Parrikar

CM Khattar, a good man, doing good works: Maneka Gandhi

Jalandhar, August 28(Kusum Arora) : Even as BJP led Haryana government was under fire from all quarters for its utter failure in handling Panchkula violence, Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi Monday said that Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar is a good man, who did good works in the state. The minister’s

Need law on beggary, emphasises rehabilitation, says Maneka Gandhi

Need law on beggary which emphasises rehabilitation, says Maneka Gandhi

Union minister Maneka Gandhi has said there was a need to enact a law on beggary with an emphasis on rehabilitation and reintegration of the vulnerable section of the society rather than criminalising the act. She has urged Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot to bring in a comprehensive legislation to address the issue.

Medical marijuana in India, still a long way to go: Maneka Gandhi

Medical marijuana in India, still a long way to go: Maneka Gandhi

Maneka Gandhi, the Union Minister of Women and Child Development, has suggested legalising marijuana in India for medical purposes. Speaking at a recent group of ministers (GOM) meeting, she said the US, Australia and Canada had legalised marijuana, both recreationally and medically, and made some breakthroughs in the healthcare sector. She also suggested that regulation

Maneka Gandhi suggests legalising marijuana for medical purposes

New Delhi, Jul 30 Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has suggested legalising marijuana, a psychoactive drug, in India for medical purposes on the lines of the practice adopted by some developed countries like the US to curb drug abuse. The suggestion was made by Gandhi at a meeting of a group of ministers

False rape charges under govt’s scanner

Minister for women and child development Maneka Gandhi has sought creation of a mechanism which can look into complaints of men alleging that they have been falsely implicated in cases like domestic violence, dowry and rape. In a letter to Maneka Gandhi, the minister said each complaint should be linked to proper identification through Aaadhar and a valid phone

Company offer women staff leave on first day of Periods

Company offer women staff leave on first day of Periods

Company offer women staff leave on first day of Periods.Mumbai: A Mumbai company has taken a unique initiative considering the problems of women during the period. This company will give its women employees leave on the first day of the period. They will not be asked any questions about this holiday.This digital media company has

Breastfeeding rooms set up at railway stations

The breast feeding rooms have been set up at 100 railway stations across the India. Union Minister for Women and Child Welfare, Maneka Gandhi’s office was flooded with letters from angry women passengers. The letters mention there are no breastfeeding facilities available at the railway station when their baby is hungry and he/she has to

Maneka Gandhi hospitalized in Pilibhit, Uttar Pradesh

Maneka Gandhi hospitalized in Pilibhit, Uttar Pradesh. New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi was on Friday admitted to a hospital in Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh after she complained of pain in the stomach, an aide said. Gandhi complained of stomachache around 3 p.m. after which she was admitted

New rules would ensure cattle is not ill-treated: Maneka Gandhi

New rules would ensure cattle is not ill-treated: Maneka Gandhi. Union minister Maneka Gandhi today said the new rules banning sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter would ensure that the bovines are not ill-treated. Gandhi, an animal rights activist, had earlier called for an end to cow slaughter and also suggested banning

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Maneka Gandhi wants special homes for children with permanent disabilities

Union Minister Maneka Gandhi wants special homes to be set up for children with permanent disabilities, saying child care institutions are “unable to provide” sustained and permanent care to them.In a letter to the Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot, she urged him to set up special homes for such children in states,

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