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What Delhi can learn from France ‘backpack hero’ who challenged knife attacker

Had onlookers in Delhi shown some courage as Henri d’Anselme did, the recent incidents could have been avoided.

Henri, the 'backpack hero', listens to French President Emmanuel Macron delivering a speech as he meets rescue forces in Annecy.(AP)
Updated on Jun 10, 2023 12:48 PM IST

Sudan's new conflict puts women, girls at extreme risk

Women have borne the brunt of 20 years of violence in the west African country

Sudanese women and young girls have been forced to shoulder the disproportionate impact of the constant power struggles, with widespread sexual violence reported across the country(REUTERS)
Published on May 17, 2023 02:07 PM IST

Canadian officials walk in pink heels. Netizens call it ‘ridiculous’

Canadian Transport Minister Omar Alghabra and a group of officials recently made headlines for an unusual display of support for a women

Canadian Transport Minister Omar Alghabra and a group of officials walking in heels in conference room as part of Hope in Heels programme.
Updated on Apr 22, 2023 11:11 PM IST
ByPaurush Omar

Canadian politicians wear high heels in support of ending gender-based violence

Viral videos and photos on the internet showed male lawmakers walking around the Canadian parliament wearing pink-coloured high heels.

The event aims to sensitise men about gender-based violence and the need to end it. It is about starting a systematic conversation regarding violence against women in society. (Twitter/@endvawnetwork)
Published on Apr 22, 2023 07:14 PM IST

Oxfam India planned to pressurise govt via institutions like EU: CBI FIR

The Central Bureau of Investigation registered the First Information Report (FIR) against the NGO and its office bearers over the alleged violation of the FCRA

Oxfam India has not commented on the CBI FIR. (Twitter)
Updated on Apr 20, 2023 02:18 PM IST
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