Regional: Asia: India: Society and Culture: Issues: Dowry (3)
Regional: Asia: India: Society and Culture: Issues: Sati (2)
Regional: Asia: Society and Culture: Women (3)
All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA)
Organisation committed to achieving democracy, equality and women's emancipation.
Department of Women and Child Development
A Government of India site on Women development programmes in India, women empowerment and national policies.
Domestic Violence and Women
Read about spousal violence and the new legislation, which permits prosecution of all those who victimise women.
Domestic Violence Bill
Read about the new legislation which protects Indian woman from acts of domestic violence.
Empowerment of Indian Women
Women's property rights in India and the empowerment of Indian Women.
Indian Women Online
About cyberstalking of women in India, how to protect oneself and children from online predators, links for Indian women and mothers.
Indo-Aryan Hindu Societies
About the role and history of Indian women in the Aryan Hindu society.
A non-commercial journal about women and society in India. Includes articles on civil liberties, human rights issues, interviews, historical pieces, film and book reviews, fiction, poetry, and responses from readers.
Provides information, support and referrals for victims of domestic violence and abuse in South Asian countries including India.
Focus on educating families, family issues and family dynamics.
News and Issues
Contains the latest News and issues which affect the lives of Indian women.
Portrayal of Working Women
A viewers forum where women from all sections of society speak out against the current trend of depicting female TV characters sitting at home.
Read about the occupation, education, policies and programmes for women of rural India.
An account of a woman who committed sati in India on November 9, 1999.
Sati - Burning of the Hindu widow
Describes the history of this practice, the origins, and recent history.
NGO organisation of poor, self-employed women workers to ensure their rights.
Contains information of interest for woman about home management, career options, parenting, relationship and lifestyle.
Statistical Data on Women
Provides statistical facts and figures on women in India.
Status of Women
Provides an overview about the status of women in present India, their health and education.
An essay on the status of tribal women in terms of their health, education, employment and demographic profile.
Wear a Saree
Step by step instructions with pictures on how to wear a saree.
Working Women's Forum
About the mass movement of Indian women workers to reverse the oppressions of caste, class and gender.
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