Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicGender discrimination

Topic: Gender discrimination

I want to tell my 13-yr-old self — opposing patriarchy, casteism is what being ‘good’ means

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Covid-19 could undo progress on female genital mutilation. It needs a zero-tolerance approach

Female genital mutilation is practiced in 31 countries around the world. It affects at least 200 million girls worldwide, according to WHO.

Women are working harder and burning out. But their labour is “invisible”, new study says

Women are working harder – and getting more burned out – but their efforts are being overlooked, finds Women in the Workplace 2021 report.

‘My daughter’s studies can wait’: Covid pushes girl child out of school as family incomes drop

Education ministry data shows 35 lakh children are currently out of school, which includes those who dropped out during the pandemic.

No big impact of childbirth on women’s job prospects, says UN study on rural Indian women

Published by United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research, the study was conducted on about 6,000 people in Rajasthan and Karnataka, most of them rural workers.

SC refuses to entertain plea for Permanent Commission of women army officers after deadline

The bench Thursday said that it is not inclined to hear the petition as the relief sought, in substance, amounts to review of the judgment.

CAT notice to AIIMS, govt as plea says 80% quota for women nurses is ‘gender discrimination’

The plea filed before the Central Administrative Tribunal by two male B.Sc. (Nursing) degree holders says AIIMS decision is unconstitutional.

Short hair to sweatshirt and Velcro sandals – why I won’t perform femininity for people

The real hurdle is that women everywhere have to make themselves 'palatable' – soft but assertive, ambitious but grounded, independent but homely, sexy but not a 'slut'.

Zero Discrimination Day 2020: Promoting empowerment for women in all their diversity

This year’s Zero Discrimination Movement seeks recognition of the political leadership of women, upholding human rights, economic justice and an end to gender-based violence.

India is the 12th worst country for gender disparity in labour force

India is the only non-Islamic country in the top 20, but among its South Asian neighbours, everyone except Pakistan performs better.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Indian Navy/Facebook

Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

First batch of women cadets to join NDA

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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