gender equality

Man and his motto: Let the crowd follow you

Pravin Nikam pursued his Master in Human Rights and Politics at the London School of Economics in 2020 and was ready to get plenty of offers from corporate and global firms.

published on : 12th March 2023

Gender equity, educating men need of hour: Visakhapatnam IRS officer

Despite these achievements, women still face discrimination and oppression in many forms, making it more important than ever to support the advancement of women’s rights.

published on : 8th March 2023

Odisha Women in Media platform to promote gender equality in newsrooms launched

Das, also a former journalist, said an organisation like OWM was a long-standing requirement in the media industry.

published on : 5th March 2023

Gender-neutral uniforms, safe washrooms: NCERT's manual for schools on transgender students

'If students are noticed to be gender non-conforming or emerge as transgender at this stage, help them to form healthy, supportive alliances with peers,' the manual read.

published on : 17th January 2023

Daughter equal to son, can get I-card, says Karnataka HC

The Karnataka Examination Authority was directed to consider Priyanka’s case under the ex-servicemen quota for the post of assistant professor, in terms of the notification dated August 26, 2021.  

published on : 3rd January 2023

Towards a better world for women in STEM

In the past years, there has been a relentless push by the Government to improve the participation and leadership of women in STEM. Now, we need to come together and use a “whole-of-society” approach

published on : 28th December 2022

Alarming rise of anti-LGBTQ hate on online platforms, spurs fears of more offline violence in US

In Tennessee, masked members of a white supremacist group showed up recently at a holiday charity event at a bookstore because the evening’s entertainment included a drag performer.

published on : 18th December 2022

Top industry leaders pitch reservation for women in legislature, company boards

Considering the slow progress made in India towards more women representation in decision-making, there is a need for a reservation, said industry leaders Kalpana Morparia and Naina Lal Kidwai.

published on : 17th December 2022

‘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
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