Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicGender equality

Topic: Gender equality

Did you know women can’t accept court summons on behalf of others? SC to examine double standard

Advocate challenges constitutional validity of section 67 of Criminal Procedure Code, says it violates women’s right to equality, right to know and right to dignity.

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.

On Camera

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
Representative image | Reuters

GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.