The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 has finally become a law in India in March 2013.
The latest United Nations Human Development report released in March 2013 ranks India 136th out of 186 countries in gender inequality index. Development report released in March 2013 ranks India 136th out of 186 countries in gender inequality index.
The Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013 came into effect in April 2013, in an effort to address sexual violence against women.
Improving Child Sex Ratio is one of the 25 core monitorable targets of the Government of India's 12th five-year plan. Child Sex Ratio (0-6 years) has further dropped from 927 to 914 females per 1,000 males, the lowest since independence.
17/05/2014:At the 2014 elections 61 women, being 11% of the total number of seats, have been elected to the Lok Sabha. The highest number of women in parliament in the history of the country.
15/10/2014:CEQUIN thanks all the generous donors who have sent funds and relief items such as medicines, blankets, food items and sanitary packets for Jammu and Kashmir. You too can help the flood victims! Please donate goods or financial support generously.