Sunday, 29 May, 2022
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TopicGender equality

Topic: Gender equality

82% women in India able to refuse sex to their husbands, finds govt’s family health survey

Men were asked if they have right to 4 kinds of behaviour: Reprimand, refuse to give money, use force, or go have sex with another woman. 6% said all of the above, 72% said none.

SubscriberWrites: Women empowerment in India needs strong will and new civil discourse

Political parties should denounce their dynastic political practices to encourage women irrespective of their social and economic conditions, writes Raghavendar Askani.

Yes, we still need a Women’s Day. But it’s not about flowers, cards or discounts

Surrounded by consumerism, Women's Day is a celebration of the 'invisible sex' and of all the invisible ways it suffers.

Indian women can have rights, but men must get the jobs, finds Pew study

Pew surveyed 30,000 Indians between 2019 and 2020; it said nearly nine in ten adults agreed that a “a wife must always obey her husband”.

Only one woman in marriage bill panel deplorable. Don’t repeat history of underrepresentation

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

One way for women to tackle an uneven playing field—choose a boss, not a job

In 'Awakening the Rainmaker', Nishtha Anand maps out how women have carved out their own space within a corporate world.

Meghalaya’s matriliny doesn’t help gender equality, fares poorly on Northeast SDG index

First edition of Niti Aayog’s North Eastern Region District Sustainable Development Goal Index shows all 11 Meghalaya districts at the bottom of the gender equality table.

Promising women pay for housework might be politics, but will also lead to a cultural shake up

Three of the five Indian states that count votes Sunday are likely to implement stipends for women — the first in the world to address this unpaid labor that accounts for up to 39% of global GDP.

‘Only 8 women SC judges in 70 years’: Plea seeks greater representation in higher judiciary

Application by women's lawyer body urges Supreme Court to ensure appointment of more meritorious women as judges, encourage their active participation in decision-making system.

India’s embrace of modernity is now threatened by social regression

If Indians were to truly carry out their fundamental duties, then regressive trends like laws against inter-faith marriages would be energetically countered.

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.

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NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.
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