Gender Equality

‘Nai Chetna’ gender campaign launched

A core committee has been formed at the state level to monitor the four-week-long campaign that ends on December 23.

published on : 28th November 2022

A victory for Kerala cop’s 23-year fight against gender discrimination in govt application forms

“It took them all these years. But I am happy they realised it at least now,” said Vinaya, SI of Thrissur Rural Women's police station in Irinjalakuda.

published on : 14th November 2022

Sisterhood of unboxed art: Bengaluru-based platform Sandbox Collective gears up on gender equality

A women-led collective in Bengaluru is paving the way for socially conscious theatre and art.

published on : 6th November 2022

ICC to promote gender equality in tie-up with UNICEF

The partnership will be activated in the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia where all 16 nations will hold 'Cricket 4 Good Coaching Clinics' with up to 40 school children taking part in each one.

published on : 14th October 2022

New S Korea govt seeks to abolish gender equality ministry 

The prospect for Yoon's government plans to scrap the ministry is still unclear as it requires approval from the liberal-controlled Parliament.

published on : 6th October 2022

Gender justice idea runs into political reality

When some schools in Kerala recently introduced gender-neutral student uniforms, the revolutionary idea created a positive buzz and was hailed as an affirmative step toward ensuring gender justice.

published on : 26th August 2022

'Look inwards & at BJP's attitude towards women': Opposition after PM's I-Day speech on 'nari shakti'

Congress leader Pawan Khera even posted a video compilation of the prime minister's remarks on women, including comments made on the floor of the House.

published on : 15th August 2022

Equal pay deal for US women's football approved by judge

The settlement was contingent on the USSF reaching collective bargaining agreements to pay its men’s and women’s teams equally.

published on : 12th August 2022

Gender equality: Assam to introduce co-ed system across state-run schools

The government wants to admit the girls in the boys’ schools, which are aplenty, so the girls get a school at their doorsteps, CM Himanta said.

published on : 29th July 2022

Chennai Corp schools to have gender club, parliament

Council passes resolution to create awareness on gender equality, parliamentary proceedings among students

published on : 29th June 2022

US Supreme Court ruling on abortion 'huge blow' to women's human rights, gender equality: UNHR Chief 

The UN Women added that when safe and legal access to abortion is restricted, women are forced to resort to less-safe methods, too often with damaging or disastrous results.

published on : 25th June 2022

Bridging legal gap need of the hour to ensure gender equality, say women policymakers

A group of women legislators and policymakers stressed the need to bridge the legal gap in ensuring gender equality and justice.

published on : 27th May 2022

Lab to find way to build gender-inclusive Chennai

“Progress of women is not in line with progress of the society. While there has been progress in some, it is the need of the hour that we improve the situation,” said Bedi. 

published on : 2nd April 2022

Dalit Sthree Sakthi calls for gender equality 

The DSS has organised a series of programmes during the pandemic for sensitising women on the laws. 

published on : 30th March 2022

Click for kindness

A GenZ filmmaker is on a mission to document kindness in Canada

published on : 6th March 2022

KIIT School in Bhubaneswar celebrates International Women’s Day

The panelists shared their views on International Women’s Day 2022 campaign theme ‘Break the bias ‘ and other related issues. 

published on : 5th March 2022

India can't progress unless women are given equal opportunities in all spheres: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

There should be zero tolerance towards any kind of discrimination or violence against girls and women, he stressed.

published on : 23rd August 2020

Supreme Court decriminalises adultery, says husband not master of wife

CJI, who wrote the judgement for himself and Justice Khanwilkar, said adultery dents the individuality of women and it is not a crime in countries like China, Japan and Australia.

published on : 27th September 2018

Triple talaq bill: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad urges support of Sonia Gandhi, Mayawati, Mamata Banerjee

However, he skirted the question on whether the government will bring an ordinance to make the practice of instant triple talaq a criminal offence if a political consensus eludes the issue.

published on : 18th June 2018

100 years on, real women's equality remains elusive

A century after women won the right to vote in Britain, the ideals of equality are resonating again in the global wave of sexual harassment allegations seen in recent months.

published on : 6th February 2018
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