Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicGender bias

Topic: gender bias

Indian education’s new digital wave after Covid left behind women

Covid-19 made India challenge years of classroom learning for over 32 crore students, but women still lack access to the internet and online classes.

India’s district court judges don’t show in-group bias against women, Muslims: Study

Eight scholars from American, Swiss and French universities and World Bank looked into the dataset of cases heard during 2010–2018 in India’s 7,000+ district and subordinate trial courts.

How urban planning can make Indian cities more inclusive for women

As we move into 2021, gender-sensitive infrastructure planning and inclusive design must be incorporated into policymaking.

Indian farmer and soldier as ‘he’— why 21st century editors are at war with their keyboards

Grammar is not a divine monolith. If we don’t include all people when we write, even a single pronoun can snip a little girl’s dreams.

On World Population Day, a look at Covid’s impact on women’s safety, employment and health

With a focus on women's sexual and reproductive needs and rights, World Population Day is also a good time to examine how Covid has impacted Indian women.

This is why Covid-19 has a sex bias

Covid-19 is killing more men than women as the latter are less susceptible to viruses because of a stronger immune system.

IITs take women’s quota to 20% as govt pushes gender balance in tech education

Govt first introduced a supernumerary quota for women in IITs in 2018 with an aim to address their low participation in technical education.

UP’s women civil servants criticise Modi govt’s ‘sexist’ childcare leave policy

Sixty women officers have slammed govt move to include only single men in childcare leave policy as being “against the spirit of equality”.

One in two Indians feel women lack strength, aggression to be in police: Study

A survey by NGO Common Cause and Lokniti 21% of the respondents said they considered a policewoman more honest than a policeman, with...

On Camera

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Ghouse Mohammed and Riyaz, arrested for the murder of Udaipur tailor Kanhaiya Lal Teli | ANI

Why we should know where Udaipur killers lie on the staircase of radicalisation pyramid

Udaipur’s violent executioners had reached the highest point of radicalisation where the only option left before them was to kill their innocent victim.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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