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.
Addressing a conference, Panday said Bihar is working to keep a check on total fertility rate.
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.
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.
Today, a whole section of women has either willingly or been culturally guided to seek only such things.
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.
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.
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.
The Governor reminisced his time in Parliament with Jamuna, Vyjayanthimala and Saradha.
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.
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.
Over 250 leaders, including leading Industry professionals, policy makers, civil society organizations, academia, and UN agencies are likely to participate in the event.
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The ruling is a result of endless strikes and struggles by the students of the college, especially the group, Azadi.
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.
A tweet sent out by the UAE administration celebrating the awards was ridiculed with a variety of reactions.