gender equality

In big win for gender equality, Australian female footballers to earn same base pay as men 

Australia has emerged as a champion for equality in the sports arena with netballers and women cricketers also winning better pay deals in recent years.

published on : 7th June 2019

Bihar working towards gender equality through empowerment of women: Health minister Mangal Panday

Addressing a conference, Panday said Bihar is working to keep a check on total fertility rate.

published on : 5th June 2019

India ranks 95 among 129 countries in global gender equality index

Some of the deciding factors included the proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments and the percentage of seats held by women on a country's Supreme Court or highest court.

published on : 4th June 2019

No country to achieve gender equality by 2030: Report

Even the Nordic states, which score highly in the index, would need to take huge strides to fulfil gender commitments in the 17 sustainable development goals, which 193 countries signed up to in 2015.

published on : 3rd June 2019

Transcending Gender Divide

Today, a whole section of women has either willingly or been culturally guided to seek only such things.

published on : 2nd June 2019

Breaking stereotypes: Parents of twins conduct Upanayana for boy and girl

Kshama and her husband Vyvaswatha, an industrialist, conducted Upanayana for their children Samvith Banavaty and Asmitha Banavaty, both of whom will turn eight in two weeks.

published on : 14th May 2019

This Himachal warrior struggles for tribal women to get a 'fair deal'

The still-prevalent Wajib Ul Urj customary law, which came into existence in 1926, bars even widows from inheriting their husband's property, which is transferred to the sons.

published on : 12th March 2019

Lok Sabha polls 2019: Women politicians bemoan lack of opportunities 

While the LDF has fielded just two women for the upcoming polls, the Congress party in Kerala has not had a woman MP for the last 25 years, since Savithri Lakshmanan.

published on : 10th March 2019

Work for a society with men-women equality: Governor Banwarilal Purohit

The Governor reminisced his time in Parliament with Jamuna, Vyjayanthimala and Saradha.

published on : 9th March 2019

Women’s Day sparks debate on representation of women in Lok Sabha polls

On International Women’s Day, the question of representation of women in the list of candidates for Lok Sabha polls has once again popped up.

published on : 8th March 2019

Indian, global leaders at Gender equality summit

The summit was organised in the backdrop of the increasing conversation around the safety of women in workplaces and a need to undertake corrective actions.

published on : 2nd March 2019

Gender equality summit on March 1

Over 250 leaders, including leading Industry professionals, policy makers, civil society organizations, academia, and UN agencies are likely to participate in the event.

published on : 26th February 2019

WATCH | College of Engineering Thiruvananthapuram gives in to girls' protests; sexist timings relaxed

The ruling is a result of endless strikes and struggles by the students of the college, especially the group, Azadi.

published on : 22nd February 2019

When it comes to gender equality, we have a long way to go: Governor P Sathasivam

Sathasivam said the progress of women had been a central point in Kerala’s efforts to attain progress in the early part of the last century.

published on : 8th February 2019

Is this satire, ask Twitterati after men sweep UAE gender equality awards

A tweet sent out by the UAE administration celebrating the awards was ridiculed with a variety of reactions.

published on : 28th January 2019
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