Link up with WFS Theme of the month NGO News WFS Services Archives Conferences About Us
  Wednesday: April 16, 2014

NEWS, FEATURES and OPINIONS from a gender perspective. Fresh updates from around the world every week. Women's Feature Service markets articles to print publications and websites. After reading the summaries, place a request  to get the features or briefs in full.



site links

In Odisha Too, No Room For Strong Political Women

In India's eastern state of Odisha, the presence of women in the political arena is not a new phenomenon. more

Food Is An Election Issue, Say Deoghar's Women

Thousands of women in the rural heartland of Deoghar, one of the most backward districts of Jharkhand and home to the Santhal tribals, have joined hands for a crusade against hunger and malnutrition in the region. more

From London To the Andes, Devika Dass Knits A Fashion Space


An Italian In India: Sculptor Simona's Ode To Women

When Simona Bocchi, a specialist in contemporary sculpture, first landed in India four years back, she knew she couldn't be just another tourist visiting an exotic, spiritual country. more


Read these features to get an idea of what Women's Feature Service articles are like. WFS features don't merely report news: They examine the context - why and how events take place; the people, their social milieu and the developments that affect them. WFS holds up a magnifying glass to focus on small but significant symptoms of social change. Whether it is going behind the news or providing a micro-level understanding or standing back and taking a wide-angle view, WFS features give a fresh perspective to readers.



The success story of women's political representation could well be scripted in India's rural hinterland. In April 1993, the Government of India passed the, the Constitutional (73rd Amendment) Act mandating that there should be at 33 per cent reservation for women in panchayati raj institutions (PRIs).

Read More empowering women and men to end their own hunger

'Just Me' subscription

Read WFS's gender-centric stories every week. An annual 'Just Me' subscription comes at an attractive rate for individual readers. Once you sign on, stories that are put out on WFS's regular log will be sent to your personal email id every week.

Click Here!

Make News On 'NGO News'

Sign on for 'Make News On NGO News'. Send us short, 250 word items on your organisation and activities on a regular basis and we will be happy to uplink it on the WFS website in the section 'NGO NEWS' and circulate it. Each item will remain on display on the WFS website for seven days.

Click Here!

Photographs in Focus

Looking for a good image for a book cover, advertisement or magazine article? Contact us for visuals and images of women in various social developmental contexts.


Telephone: 91-11-45026805

Calling Individuals,
Civil Society Organisations,

We Value Your Donations

Click Here!


Views reflected in these features do not necessarily reflect those of the Women's Feature Service.

home| current features| link up with wfs| theme of the month
| ngo newswfs services | archives | conferences | about us

The Women's Feature Service is located at C-205,Third Floor, Lajpat Nagar I, New Delhi 110 024, India
Telephone: 91-11-40574336    email: